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Jim Dabakis, citing health issues, resigns as Utah's top Dem
Utah Democratic politics » The leader departs while the party has full coffers but few officeholders.

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But Dabakis said that, after the Legislature redistricted — or gerrymandered, as he refers to it — the legislative seats, and with part-time Utahn Mitt Romney at the top of the ballot driving presidential turnout, he said Democrats fared well.

"I see that as a victory. There’s every reason to believe there could have been more losses," he said. "I hope we’re really beginning to set the basis to make this a two-party system."

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Dabakis said he plans to form a political action committee in the coming months to help candidates.

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