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Salt Lake Council candidates working hard till Election Day

Politics » Incumbent hopes to avoid being unseated by a Romney-led GOP surge.



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Demma hopes to get his shot at doing that. He has a busy schedule through Election Day — "I have events almost every night, except Sundays and Mondays," he said — building name recognition.

"You can’t just throw up a lot of TV ads," he said. "You have to visit every senior center, every PTA, every community council, walk neighborhoods and work the phones. And that’s exactly what we’re doing. We have the tools in place to give it a shot."

At a glance

Jim Bradley

Party » Democrat

Age » 66

Family » Wife, Glenda, and four grown children

Experience » County Council at-large member 2001-12, county commissioner 1991-94. Democratic candidate for governor, 1996; chairman of the Salt Lake Law Enforcement Service Area board; member of numerous government and civic boards.

Fun fact » Received 2010 National Award for County Arts Leadership

Joseph Demma

Party » Republican

Age » 33

Family » Wife, Lisa, and two dogs

Experience » Six years as staff member to Gov. Jon Huntsman and chief of staff to then Lt. Gov. Gary Herbert. Managed Herbert’s 2010 gubernatorial campaign. After election, became communications director for Utah Department of Workforce Services.

Fun fact » A Florida native, he came west to play lacrosse at the University of Nevada-Reno.

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