Transgender Woman Elected (D) Nominee In Utah Senate Race

I have to say this surprises me considering how much the Mormon church is against LGBT, but I’m thrilled to know at least some in the state are open minded enough.

WASHINGTON — Utah Democrats on Tuesday voted for Misty Snow as their party’s nominee for Senate, the first out transgender nominee for Congress from a major party.

On Tuesday, Snow defeated Jonathan Swinton, described by the Salt Lake Tribune as a conservative Democrat and a 35-year-old Mormon marriage therapist.

Snow, the more liberal challenger to Swinton, is described as a cashier at a grocery store currently.

By early Wednesday, she had defeated Swinton 59.4%-40.6% in the returns, with all counties completed.

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