Davina Smith Officially Files her 2024 Candidacy for the Utah State House of Representatives

On January 2, 2024 Davina Smith of Blanding, Utah officially filed to run for Utah State House of Representatives for District 69.
Davina Smith’s remarkable journey is deeply rooted in her Diné (Navajo) heritage, originating from Monument Valley, Utah. She proudly identifies with the Ta’chii’ nii (Red Running into the Water) clan and Ta’ baa ha’ (Edgewater) clan.
“In 2022, my campaign marked a historic moment as I became the first Diné woman to seek election for the Utah House. This journey brought incredible support and connections with remarkable individuals.
“It’s with great excitement that I declare my candidacy for HD 69 in 2024. My commitment is to be the voice for those in our region who believe that their needs are overlooked by the government.
“The wisdom of my grandmother, who always advised me to ‘tell it like it is’, has been a guiding force throughout my life and forms the cornerstone of my campaign. I am dedicated to representing the diverse communities of Southeastern Utah.”
On January 2, Davina, accompanied by her parents, officially filed her candidacy for the 2024 Utah House District 69 race at the Monticello courthouse. Her groundbreaking 2022 campaign drew substantial support, with record-breaking donations for a rural Utah House District election.
Throughout 2022, Davina extensively engaged with the communities in District 69, Utah’s largest by geographic size, visiting all six counties multiple times. Her campaign resonated with thousands of Southeastern Utah voters, focusing on critical local issues like education enhancement, local control of tourism funds, and investment in affordable housing for workers and seniors, laying a strong foundation for her 2024 campaign.
Election day is Tuesday, November 5, 2024.
Learn more about Davina Smith and her campaign by visiting www.davinaforut.com.

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