State Sen. Gene Davis faces sexual misconduct allegationsSep 04, 2022 10:46AM ● By Justin Adams
By Shaun Delliskave | [email protected]
The Utah Senate is investigating state Sen. Gene Davis on allegations of sexual misconduct toward a former intern and campaign staffer. The outgoing Democrat District 3 senator, who represents Holladay, Midvale, Millcreek, Murray, South Salt Lake, Sugar House, and West Valley City, failed to advance in the primary elections to challenger Nate Blouin.
Sonia Weglinski, a 20-year-old intern, accused Davis of inappropriately touching her. As a result, Utah Democratic Party leaders asked Davis, the minority caucus manager, to resign. He is currently suspended from participating in the organization’s events. The senator’s term ends Jan. 1, 2023.