UTAHPOLICY.COM -- State Rep. Kim Coleman is the fourth Republican to seek that party's nomination to face Democrat Ben McAdams in November.
Coleman has long been rumored as a Republican candidate in the district. Coleman filed her official candidacy papers with the FEC on Monday evening. She joins Republican activist Kathleen Anderson, former radio host Jay McFarland and military veteran John Molnar in the growing GOP field. Senate Majority Whip Daniel Hemmert and Rep. Jefferson Moss are also reportedly considering jumping into the race. Independent candidate Jonia Broderick has also filed to run.
UtahPolicy.com has learned Utah State Rep. Kim Coleman, R-West Jordan, is preparing to officially launch her campaign to challenge Democratic Rep. Ben McAdams in 2020.
Several sources tell UtahPolicy.com Coleman is readying the official announcement of her campaign sometime in the coming weeks. Those same sources say Coleman has been meeting with conservative groups and supporters in Washington, D.C. and other locations to build support for her run.