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Utah redistricting initiative collects $860K, spends most

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Organizers of a Utah ballot initiative that would create a new system for drawing the state’s legislative and congressional districts raised $860,000 this year, and have already spent most of it to gather enough signatures to get on the ballot. The most recent financial disclosure […]

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Romney fundraising haul dwarfs Democrat in Senate race

Romney fundraising haul dwarfs Democrat in Senate race

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney is vastly outraising his Democratic opponent in the Utah race to win the Senate seat left open by retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch. Campaign-finance records show he raised $2.4 million this spring, a haul that dwarfs the $142,000 brought in by Democrat Jenny Wilson. […]

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Utah third party nominates Mormon missionary leader for race

Utah third party nominates Mormon missionary leader for race

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s centrist United Utah Party has nominated a senior Mormon missionary center leader in a race for U.S. Congress. The third party nominated Tim Zeidner Tuesday evening to replace Melanie McCoard, its former nominee for Utah’s 3rd Congressional District who the party says dropped out […]

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Republican congressional candidate Mia Love talks with reporters during the Utah State GOP election night watch party Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Love outraising, outspending McAdams in close House race

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love’s latest fundraising reports show her outraising her Democratic challenger in what’s considered the state’s most competitive race, though the Ben McAdams campaign says their lower overall spending means the race is nearly tied for cash on hand. The McAdams campaign […]

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Judge sides with Utah county in Navajo voting rights case

Judge sides with Utah county in Navajo voting rights case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge is declaring that Utah’s San Juan County has made appropriate reforms after finding its previous political boundaries racially gerrymandered. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Judge Robert Shelby declined Monday to reopen the case in response to concerns from Navajo residents in the state’s […]

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Mid Utah Election results by county

Mid Utah Election results by county

Republican for U.S. Senate Candidate % Popular Vote Popular Vote MITT ROMNEY 71.71% 217049 MIKE KENNEDY 28.29% 85622 – County: Sevier  Republican for County Commissioner A Candidate % Popular Vote Popular Vote SCOTT T. JOHNSON 65.88% 2442 CONRAD MILLER 34.12% 1265  – Republican for County Clerk/Auditor Candidate % Popular Vote […]

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Mitt Romney wins GOP primary in Utah Senate race Utah

Mitt Romney wins GOP primary in Utah Senate race Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney handily won the Republican primary for a Utah Senate seat Tuesday after toning down his criticism of Donald Trump as he looks to re-start his political career. The former presidential candidate was the heavy favorite to win the primary in the race to […]

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New law allows Utah 17-year-olds to vote for the 1st time

New law allows Utah 17-year-olds to vote for the 1st time

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah 17-year-olds are heading to the polls for the first time Tuesday under a new state law allowing them to vote in primary races if they’ll be 18 by November. KUER radio reports the law was passed by state lawmakers earlier this year. Pleasant View 17-year-old […]

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Romney aims to clinch GOP nod in Utah Senate race

Romney aims to clinch GOP nod in Utah Senate race

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney is readying for a second chance to dispatch a state lawmaker who defeated him at the state Republican Party convention in the race for a Utah Senate seat. He’s competing with Mike Kennedy in a primary election Tuesday to replace U.S. Sen. Orrin […]

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Romney reports $2M raised ahead of Utah Senate primary

Romney reports $2M raised ahead of Utah Senate primary

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Financial disclosures show former presidential candidate Mitt Romney has a large leg up on his opponent heading into Utah Republican primary next Tuesday. Romney’s campaign reported raising nearly $2 million between April and June. He spent $1.4 million in that period and has roughly $1.6 […]

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