Parting Words: Governor Herbert Pens Farewell Note to Former Democratic Party ED Matt Lyon

Democratic representation in the Utah Legislature is at an all time low after the 2014 mid-term elections. Clearly, it’s time for a change. Queue the “retirement” of Matt Lyon, Executive Director of the Utah Democratic Party. Utah Governor Gary Herbert had sent a letter to congratulate Lyon, wishing him, among other things, all the best in his future endeavors. “Dear Mr. Lyon,” the letter starts. “Congratulations on your retirement.” I am pleased to take a moment to recognize your accomplishments as the Executive Director of the Utah Democratic Party during…