Politics Up Close: Utah House Candidate Angela Romero, Congressional Candidate Charles Kimball

(KCPW News) Social justice and human rights are among the important issues for Angela Romero. The Democratic hopeful for the Utah House of Representatives defeated an incumbent state lawmaker, Brian Doughty, at the Salt Lake County Democratic Party Convention to capture the nomination for House District 26. Now, she’s running to represent the city’s west side neighborhood of Glendale, along with 9th and 9th, parts of downtown and West Valley City. She joined us in the studio to talk about her involvement in Democratic politics and what she brings to the race.

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Then, Congressional candidate Charles Kimball has given up on political parties between of the influence of money. The candidate had to go door to door collecting signatures to get on the ballot as an independent for District 2, and scrambled to meet the deadline. We talked about his thoughts on important issues like the influence of money in politics.

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