Turner Bitton

Utah
Ogden City Council
Locale: 
Ogden
Type of Seat: 
Challenger
Year: 
2013
Status: 
Running
Woman Candidate: 
No
GLBT: 
GLBT
Person of Color: 
No
Under 35: 
Under 35

Turner Bitton is running for Ogden City Council, District 3. Turner is a young progressive activist who became engaged in organizing work after becoming aware of the needs of his community. In high school, he led his fellow students to develop a recycling program that ended up as an integral part of his student body’s funding. Since then, he has served as President of the Gay Straight Alliance, Latin Student Union Vice President, and Vice Chair of the Utah Federation of College Democrats. In addition, he has worked on numerous state and local campaigns in Utah, most recently working as campaign manager for a congressional race.