KUER: Utah Democrats Tap Well-Funded Kathie Allen For Congress - Dr. Kathie Allen for Congress KUER: Utah Democrats Tap Well-Funded Kathie Allen For Congress - Dr. Kathie Allen for Congress

KUER: Utah Democrats Tap Well-Funded Kathie Allen For Congress

Democratic delegates have selected Dr. Kathie Allen as their candidate in the special election to replace Congressman Jason Chaffetz. She won the nomination with 77% of the delegate vote over progressive activist Ben Frank and environmentalist Carl Ingwell.

Allen announced her candidacy in February, after she tweeted a response to Chaffetz’ controversial remark about choosing between health care and an iPhone. Her tweet was shared widely and she started a crowdfunding PAC that quickly raised hundreds of thousands of dollars.

As a family physician, Allen says her number one issue is getting health care for everyone.

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