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He earlier told the LDS Democratic Caucus, "I am a Democrat because I am LDS. I think the values line up very, very closely…. I don’t think Mia Love represents LDS values, frankly."
Democrats also narrowed the field in one multi-county state Senate race. Clare Collard won the nomination to face incumbent Sen. Daniel Thatcher, R-West Valley City, after her convention opponent, LeGrand Peeples, withdrew.
Democratic Convention Results
» State Chairman: Peter Corroon with 68% of the vote
Richard Davis, 32%
» 1st Congressional District
Donna McAleer on second ballot with 66% - NOMINEE
Peter Clemens, 34%
» 2nd Congressional District
Luz Robles - NOMINEE (uncontested)
» 3rd Congressional District
Brian Wannacott - NOMINEE (uncontested)
» 4th Congressional District: Doug Owens with 98% - NOMINEE
Bill Peterson, 2%
» State Senate 12
Clare Collard, by acclamation following a no-show by LeGrand Peeples.
Source: Utah Democratic Party
Collard told the Democratic Hispanic Caucus that Thatcher "doesn’t understand the values of the district," including its large minority populations, "and we need to change that."
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