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LISTEN: Utah School Board member Natalie Cline loses GOP convention bid

Apr 13, 2024, 4:52 PM | Updated: Apr 15, 2024, 4:08 pm

Natalie Cline attends the monthly meeting for the Utah State Board of Education, the first since th...

Natalie Cline attends the monthly meeting for the Utah State Board of Education, the first since the board voted to censure and strip Cline of her committee assignments, at the Utah State Board of Education in Salt Lake City on Thursday, March 7, 2024. Cline lost in her reelection bid during the Salt Lake County Republican Convention on Saturday, April 13, 2024. (Megan Nielsen, Deseret News)

(Megan Nielsen, Deseret News)

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SALT LAKE CITY — Natalie Cline, a Utah State School Board Member, has lost the bid for reelection at the GOP Salt Lake County Convention.

Cline only received 36% of the vote against her opponent, Amanda Bollinger, who had already secured a place on the ballot through signature gathering. However, Bollinger will now be the sole Republican candidate in District 9.

This follows recent controversy surrounding Cline, including a censure by the school board and many calls for her resignation over a controversial social media post of her questioning the gender of a high school basketball player.

Governor Spencer Cox also signed a resolution to censure Cline, with bipartisan support from lawmakers voicing disapproval of her conduct. Some lawmakers even advocated for Cline’s impeachment.

Related: Natalie Cline announces run for reelection after being asked to resign

Derrick Jones contributed to this story

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LISTEN: Utah School Board member Natalie Cline loses GOP convention bid