RESULTS: Utah holds congressional and state primaries


Utah holds congressional and state legislative primaries on Tuesday. Utah is holding its elections almost entirely by mail, and the last voting sites close at 8 p.m. MT.

US Senate:

GOP Senator mike lee is standing for a further six-year term. He faces Ally Isom and State Rep. Becky Edwards in Utah’s Republican primary. There will be no Democratic candidate this year in the Senate race, as the party regrouped and endorsed independent candidate Evan McMullin, who ran for president as an independent in 2016. So McMullin won no electoral votes in 2016, he captured more than 21% of Utah’s presidential popular vote and placed third behind Republican winner Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton.

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Utah has four congressional districts up for election this year, each of which is held by a member of the Republican Party.

In the state’s 1st congressional district, the incumbent GOP representative. Blake Moore takes on McKinsey & Company consultant Andrew Badger and Tina Cannon. The winner of the Republican primary is expected to face Democrat Rick Jones in November.

representing Chris Stewart is facing former Senate Finance Committee law clerk Erin Rider in the GOP primary for Utah’s 2nd congressional district. The winner will face Democrat Nicholas Mitchell.

Outgoing Republican representative. John Curtis is running to retain his seat in the 3rd congressional district, where he is running against Christopher Herrod. Democrat Glenn J. Wright will face the winner of the GOP primary between Curtis and Herrod.

And in Utah’s 4th congressional district, the GOP Rep. Burgess-Owens is running for re-election against Jake Hunsaker. The winner will face Democrat Darlene McDonald.

Utah State Senate and House of Representatives

There are 29 seats in the Utah State Senate and about half, 15, are up for election in November. The Utah House of Representatives has 75 seats, each of which is up for election.


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