William J. Smith, Associated Press
From government shutdowns to presidential races, Latter Day Saints have played a noticeable role in politics recently. But while it seems that Mormons are beginning to be less of a cultural anomaly in politics, being in politics is certainly nothing new to them.
From state governors to a Senate Majority Leader, Mormons have held their fair share of political offices.
Here is a list of 20 of the most prominent Mormon leaders in politics.
- President Boyd K. Packer — 'defender'...
- In our opinion: Declaration of Independence...
- My view: Everything you think you know about...
- Letter: Patriotism has not died
- In our opinion: Supreme Court ruling for...
- Letter: The Fourth
- My view: Move the prison for the sake of...
- Greg Bell: Smartphones, tablets, laptops are...
- Letter: Disregarding liberty, laws 51
- My view: Move the prison for the sake... 41
- Letter: Trump’s chances 35
- Robert J. Samuelson: Are policies... 31
- Richard Davis: Time to fix Obamacare... 29
- Dan Liljenquist: Time to relegate the... 26
- Letter: Patriotism has not died 24
- Neil Flinders: Keeping track of school... 21