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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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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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GOP Rep. Mia Love cuts into McAdams’ lead, no winner yet

GOP Rep. Mia Love cuts into McAdams’ lead, no winner yet

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Mia 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. Results released Tuesday slice McAdams’ lead from just under 3 percentage points to a razor-thin […]

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Governor calls out county’s long lines at polling places

Governor calls out county’s long lines at polling places

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has harsh words for election officials in a county with long voting lines and uncounted ballots in a still-undecided Congressional race. Herbert said in a statement Thursday that Utah County is the “the epicenter of dysfunction” anytime glitches are reported on […]

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Trump: Mia Love is trailing, but AP hasn’t called the race

Trump: Mia Love is trailing, but AP hasn’t called the race

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Utah Rep. Mia Love is trailing in her re-election bid because she’s kept him at arm’s length. The Associated Press has not yet called the race, but Trump claimed his fellow Republican “lost” after a campaign where she stressed […]

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