For Immediate Release:
November 20, 2018
Ross Chambless, Communications Specialist
Utah House Democratic Caucus
Utah House Democratic Leadership Team for 2019/20
SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah House Democratic Caucus elected its new leadership team for the upcoming legislative session Tuesday evening.
- Rep. Brian King, D – District 28, was selected to continue serving as Minority Leader.
- Rep. Carol Spackman Moss, D – District 37, was selected to serve as Minority Whip.
- Rep. Angela Romero, D – District 26, was selected to continue serving as Minority Assistant Whip.
- Rep. Karen Kwan D – District 34, was selected to serve as Minority Caucus Manager.
“I am grateful and honored that our caucus continues to have confidence in my leadership,” said Rep. Brian King. “We have a very cohesive team, and we will continue speaking up for hardworking Utahns. I look forward to working closely with both my Democratic and Republican colleagues on tackling the challenges facing Utah and ensuring that all Utahns have opportunities to succeed and thrive.”
Minority Leader, Representative Brian King was first elected to the Utah State House in 2008. He has practiced law in Salt Lake City for over 30 years. His district covers the east side of Salt Lake City along with parts of Summit County and Parley’s Canyon. Following the 2014 election he was first elected to serve as the House Minority Leader.
The Minority Whip-Elect, Representative Carol Spackman Moss was first elected to the State House in 2000. Before serving in the legislature she taught English and student government at Olympus High School for 30 years. Her district covers neighborhoods in Holladay and Murray. She previously served as the Assistant Minority Whip in the Utah House from 2004 to 2010.
The Minority Assistant Whip, Representative Angela Romero was first elected to represent Salt Lake City in 2012. Her district covers much of Salt Lake City’s westside. She is the Community Programs Manager for Salt Lake City’s Youth and Family Division. In 2016 she was selected by her colleagues to serve as House Democratic Assistant Whip. She is also currently the First Vice President of the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators.
The Minority Caucus Manager-Elect, Representative Karen Kwan is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Salt Lake Community College. She was first elected to the Utah House in 2016. Her district represents neighborhoods in Taylorsville, Murray and West Valley City.
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