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Councilman Bradshaw joins race to replace McAdams as mayor

Councilman Bradshaw joins race to replace McAdams as mayor

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake County councilman Arlyn Bradshaw is joining a growing field of candidates vying to fill the post of Salt Lake County mayor after Ben McAdams assumes his spot in Congress. Bradshaw announced his candidacy Thursday, citing his experience of being a member of the […]

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Ghorbani to run for mayoral post being vacated by McAdams

Ghorbani to run for mayoral post being vacated by McAdams

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Defeated Democratic congressional candidate Shireen Ghorbani is running to become the next mayor of Salt Lake County. Ghorbani declared her candidacy Saturday for the mayoral post being vacated by U.S. Rep.-elect Ben McAdams. Ghorbani works in communications at the University of Utah. In her first […]

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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love walks to greets supporters during an election night party, in Lehi, Utah. Love has cut into Democratic challenger Ben McAdams' lead as vote-counting continues in the race that remains too close to call a week after Election Day. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Defeated Republican Rep. Mia Love delivers rebuke to Trump

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Defeated Republican Congresswoman Mia Love has delivered a sharp rebuke to President Donald Trump and the party’s relationship with black Americans. The first and only black Republican woman in Congress spoke Monday for the first time since she was narrowly defeated by Democrat Ben McAdams […]

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Utah lawmaker hopes to end straight-party ticket voting

Utah lawmaker hopes to end straight-party ticket voting

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah lawmaker wants to put an end to straight-party ticket voting, or the process when voters mark just one box on a ballot to cast votes for all candidates running under one party’s banner. The Salt Lake Tribune reports Rep. Patrice Arent, D-Millcreek, says she plans […]

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Once rising GOP star, Utah’s Mia Love loses seat to Democrat

Once rising GOP star, Utah’s Mia Love loses seat to Democrat

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s Mia Love was tabbed as a rising star in the GOP when she became the first black Republican woman in Congress with her 2014 victory. But on Tuesday she became the latest Republican incumbent to fall in the midterm election’s Democratic wave that has […]

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McAdams takes lead over Love, claims win in Utah House race

McAdams takes lead over Love, claims win in Utah House race

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Democrat Ben McAdams declared victory Monday night in the tight race for a U.S. House seat in Utah, but his opponent Republican Rep. Mia Love didn’t concede and The Associated Press has not called the race. McAdams called himself the winner at a news conference […]

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Love widens lead over McAdams, but race still very tight

Love widens lead over McAdams, but race still very tight

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Republican Rep. Mia Love has widened her lead over Democratic challenger Ben McAdams, but the percentage of votes she picked up in her stronghold county dipped slightly as the race remained close to recount zone. Results of new votes released Monday morning by Utah […]

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Utah judge rejects US Rep. Mia Love’s bid to stop vote count

Utah judge rejects US Rep. Mia Love’s bid to stop vote count

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah judge on Friday rejected a bid by Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love to halt vote counting in a Democratic-leaning county that’s key to the outcome of a tight House race. Judge James Gardner made the decision a day after a court hearing on […]

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Judge to hear arguments in GOP Rep. Love’s vote-halt lawsuit

Judge to hear arguments in GOP Rep. Love’s vote-halt lawsuit

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit involving a contested U.S. House race in Utah (all times local): 3:50 p.m. A Utah judge has reserved a decision on a lawsuit in a tight House race filed by a Republican incumbent who is seeking to halt vote counting […]

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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love walks to greets supporters during an election night party, in Lehi, Utah. Love has cut into Democratic challenger Ben McAdams' lead as vote-counting continues in the race that remains too close to call a week after Election Day. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Utah Republican behind in tight race sues to halt vote count

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love sued Wednesday to halt vote counting in the Utah race where she is narrowly trailing her Democratic challenger. Love’s campaign said in a lawsuit Salt Lake County clerk isn’t allowing poll-watchers to challenge findings during the verification process for mail-in […]

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