What’s changed? Funny you should ask…

In the last few days, embattled Salt Lake County Deputy Recorder Julie Dole has been posting endorsements on her Facebook page from various elected officials and Republican Party officers. Well, sort of. All of them are from 2011 when she ran for Salt Lake County GOP Chair. It’s clear, though, that she’s intending to use those previous kind words and endorsements to weather the absolute storm going on right now as a result of the saga of Gary Ott (one in which she was an active participant before saying “I…

Buzz: Salt Lake County GOP chair and treasurer resign

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The Salt Lake County GOP experienced a shakeup today as county party chair Chad Bennion and treasurer Mel Nimer both resigned from their respective offices in the Republican Party. Nimer is currently running for Salt Lake County Council At Large Seat A and is resigning to focus on his campaign. Bennion said he’s resigning for family reasons, but he has been involved in some public controversy during his brief time as chair. He raised eyebrows last year by attacking Democratic District Attorney Sim Gill over his decision to investigate serious…