FILE – Mia Love answers interview questions at Kneaders in Saratoga Springs on Friday, July 5, 2019.
Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah GOP has hired a new executive director, Laurel Price, who served as a top aide to former 4th District Congresswoman Mia Love, who lost the seat to Democratic Rep. Ben McAdams in last year’s election.
State Republican Party Chairman Derek Brown said Price will be key to taking back the seat. Love, who served two terms, has already said she’s ready to run again if no candidates emerge that she believes can defeat McAdams.
“Because of Laurel’s unique experience, she knows the 4th Congressional District inside and out, and this knowledge will be instrumental in winning that election in 2020 — one of our top priorities,” Brown said.
Price was most recently Love’s district director, a post she held since January 2015. Prior to that, Price was Love’s scheduler during her first, failed bid for Congress in 2012, and her campaign’s operations director the following two years.
She is the first major hire by Brown, elected by state party delegates in April after promising to dig the Utah GOP out of a …read more
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