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Romney about to make history for Mormons

Romney about to make history for Mormons

By Thomas Burr
and Peggy Fletcher Stack
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Apr 11, 2012 12:58PM MDT

Washington • With Rick Santorum’s exit from the White House race, Mitt Romney stands on the cusp of history as the first Mormon to appear at the top of a major party ticket in a general presidential election.
Romney, a Brigham Young University-educated, LDS-family scion and beloved Utah figure, is now the inevitable Republican nominee and will take on President Barack Obama this fall.
The news is sure to bring a surge of excitement unseen in the Beehive State since Romney led the triumphant 2002...

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