‘Utah Politics’ podcast: Utah’s Republican Party chairman heads for the exit

Outgoing Utah GOP chairman Derek Brown reflects on his time leading the party.

(Trent Nelson | Tribune file photo) Utah Republican Party chairman Derek Brown is preparing to leave office after one term. Delegates to the state convention will choose his successor on Saturday.

Utah Republican Party Chairman Derek Brown decided to step down from helming Utah’s dominant political organization after one term.

He joins the “Utah Politics” podcast this week to discuss what he accomplished during his two years in charge, the challenges his successor will face, and what’s next for him. He also talks about some long-term issues that could impact Utah’s political environment, and how former President Donald Trump has altered the Republican Party.

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