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.
< Previous Page
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."
Dabakis said he plans to form a political action committee in the coming months to help candidates.
Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
About Reader Comments
Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account
. See more about comments here.