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Green candidate to drop mayoral bid
|Contributor||User 215 |
|Last Edited||User 215 Sep 14, 2004 11:46am|
|Media||Newspaper - Salt Lake Tribune|
|News Date||Tuesday, September 14, 2004 08:00:00 AM UTC0:0|
|Description||Blaming a takeover of Utah's Green Party, candidate Diana Lee Hirschi plans to withdraw today from the race for Salt Lake County mayor. |
Hirschi said Monday that she would end her bid because the party has been temporarily "taken over by a faction with whom I do not wish to associate politically."
The withdrawal - Hirschi is joined by Linda Parsons, a candidate for state House District 34 - comes after infighting over who's in charge of the fledgling party and who will be its nominee for president on Utah's ballot: national candidate David Cobb or independent Ralph Nader, the party's 2000 nominee.