Howard Dean http://kuer.org en Dean Says Utahns Have Much in Common with Democratic Values http://kuer.org/post/dean-says-utahns-have-much-common-democratic-values <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week, former Vermont Governor Howard Dean attended two rallies in Utah in an effort to get more voters to register as Democrats.&nbsp; The former chairman of the Democratic National Committee says he’s not discouraged by the numbers: only 25% of voters in Utah cast ballots as Democrats.&nbsp; KUER’s Terry Gildea sat down with Dean to talk about the challenges of cultivating Democrats in a red state and about his own political future.</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 05:52:38 +0000 Terry Gildea 34159 at http://kuer.org Dean Says Utahns Have Much in Common with Democratic Values Howard Dean Will Visit Utah Supporting Democrats http://kuer.org/post/howard-dean-will-visit-utah-supporting-democrats <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former Vermont Governor and presidential hopeful Howard Dean will be in Utah today hoping to motivate Democrats more than a year ahead of midterm elections. KUER’s Terry Gildea reports.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dean served as chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 2005 to 2009. His visit to Utah on Monday isn’t under the official banner of the party, but he does hope to get grassroots volunteers excited about recruiting more Democratic voters in a state many believe to be held strongly by Republicans.</span></p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 23:09:03 +0000 Terry Gildea 34065 at http://kuer.org Howard Dean Will Visit Utah Supporting Democrats