Are Mormon Democrats Coming Out Of Extinction?

In April 1998, Elder Marlin K. Jensen told the Salt Lake Tribune that Church leaders feel “it’s not in the best interest [of the Church] to be known as a one-party church.” With the rise of Senator Harry Reid to Senate minority leader, and with a growing disenchantment with Bush administration policies on faith-based initiatives, stem cell research, and the Patriot Act, are we at the beginning of a new era for Mormon Democrats?

Boyd Jay Petersen, Eric Samuelsen, Janet Garrard-Willis, Vaughn Cook, Pat Jones, Scott Howell