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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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Mitt Romney handily wins US Senate seat from Utah

Mitt Romney handily wins US Senate seat from Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday’s midterm election in Utah (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Republican U.S. Rep Chris Stewart has won re-election to a fourth term in Congress by defeating Democratic challenger Shireen Ghorbani. Stewart represents Utah’s 2nd Congressional District, which covers a large portion of […]

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Polls open across Utah for midterm election

Polls open across Utah for midterm election

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday’s midterm election in Utah (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Utah election officials say 50 percent of all active, registered voters had already voted by early ballot as of Tuesday morning. The Lieutenant Governor’s office, which runs elections, reported that 700,444 ballots […]

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Mitt Romney, Mia Love and marijuana headline Utah election

Mitt Romney, Mia Love and marijuana headline Utah election

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah voters on Tuesday will elect a new U.S. Senator to replace Orrin Hatch, choose whether U.S. Rep. Mia Love earns a third term and decide if the state should make medical marijuana legal. Many voters have already sent in their ballots, with 27 of […]

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AP FACT CHECK: Romney oversimplifies Western water shortage

AP FACT CHECK: Romney oversimplifies Western water shortage

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney took up the question of water shortage this week in Utah, one of the driest states in the country, during a debate as he runs for a U.S. Senate seat in his adopted home state against Democrat Jenny Wilson. But federal water managers […]

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Romney says Supreme Court confirmation process ‘awful’

Romney says Supreme Court confirmation process ‘awful’

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney said the bitter fight over Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation shows the Supreme Court nominating process is “awful,” a sentiment his Democratic Senate opponent largely shared even though they differed on how to fix it during a Tuesday debate. Romney, who would have voted for […]

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Romney calls for early detection, logging to stop wildfires

Romney calls for early detection, logging to stop wildfires

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As wildfires ravage the U.S. West, Republican Senate candidate Mitt Romney has called for more logging and a high-tech early detection system in a plan that was met with some skepticism. Romney, a candidate in Utah, said in an essay that more logging would thin […]

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Democrat challenges Mitt Romney on immigration

Democrat challenges Mitt Romney on immigration

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jenny Wilson is throwing down the gauntlet to Mitt Romney on immigration. Wilson said in a news conference Thursday Romney is “out of touch” with Utah voters on the issue. She says Romney’s policies are harsh, including ending so-called chain migration, […]

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Romney looks to November after landslide Utah primary win

Romney looks to November after landslide Utah primary win

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney looks like a shoo-in for a U.S. Senate seat from Utah after and winning a landslide primary victory and toning down his criticism of Donald Trump, but first he’ll face a Democratic opponent with a distinctly different political outlook. Jenny Wilson holds an […]

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