Darlene and Michael McDonald run into Daughter after Evacuation from Puerto Rico

The first thing that caught Michael McDonald’s eye was the woman’s hair — significantly longer than it was when his daughter embarked on her Mormon mission to Puerto Rico in May, but the same tawny brown curls. “I said: ‘Is that her? Is it…


Op-ed in Utah Policy: Can Democrats Win in Utah?

Democratic candidates have lost so often in recent years, it’s tough to keep track of them all. Progressives. Moderates. People with no name recognition. People with high name recognition. Mormons. Non-Mormons. With the exception of Ben McAdams and…


Op-ed in the Salt Lake Tribune: It's Time for Utah to Have a Voice in Congress

I am running for office to raise my voice and encourage others to raise theirs. It's time for the people of Utah's 4th Congressional District to have a voice again. And, you better believe I'll hold real — in-person — town halls where I'll listen to…


ICYMI: Parades and Podcasts

The Darlene for Congress team has been busy! Here are some highlights from the past few weeks:   Darlene is a regular speaker at rallies and marches, particularly those focused on health care. Catch one of her powerful speeches below: On…


Press Release: Congressional Candidate Darlene McDonald Calls for Education Consistency

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 __________________________________________________________________________ MILLCREEK, UTAH — Darlene McDonald, candidate for Utah’s 4th Congressional District, reacted strongly to President Trump’s…


Press Release: Congressional Candidate Darlene McDonald Condemns Passage of the AHCA

MILLCREEK, UTAH — Darlene McDonald, candidate for Utah’s 4th Congressional District, condemned today’s passage of the American Health Care Act by the House of Representatives: “Affordable health care is a matter of life and death,” McDonald said.…


DESERET NEWS: Utah's 4 House reps say yes to AHCA

"You can be young and healthy one minute, and young and sick the next." said Darlene McDonald, the Democrat challenging Love in Utah's Fourth District. McDonald said she was diagnosed with lupus in her early 30s. Link


SALT LAKE TRIBUNE: Dem challenging Mia Love could lead to a first — two black women facing off in a Utah general election

"I decided I cannot just continue screaming from the sidelines," McDonald said in an interview Monday, adding that she has had "enough" of Love. "I have to throw my hat in the ring to make a difference." Link


Press Release: Congressional Candidate Darlene McDonald Praises Work of 19 Scholars of Mormon History

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 27, 2017 __________________________________________________________________________ MILLCREEK, UTAH — Darlene McDonald, candidate for Utah’s 4th Congressional District, praised the recent brief filed by 19…