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FILE - In this May 31, 2018, file photo, Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes speaks during a news conference, in Salt Lake City. New candidates are joining the race for Utah Attorney General, including a high-profile defense attorney and a reform-minded county prosecutor. Defense attorney and former prosecutor Greg Skordas announced his candidacy Tuesday, March 17, 2020, days after Utah County Attorney David Leavitt said he would challenge Republican Reyes for the job. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Sean Reyes bests GOP challenger in attorney general race

Jul. 3, 2020 6:46 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican Sean Reyes has won the primary in his bid for re-election as Utah attorney general. The Associated Press called the race on Friday for Reyes. He was endorsed by President Donald Trump and garnered 54% of the vote over challenger David Leavitt. He is the top prosecutor in...

People arrive at one of 12 drive-up voting assistance centers in Salt Lake County, Utah, this one in Salt Lake City, Tuesday, June 30, 2020, as workers go to cars to help people get ballots to replace lost ones or help unaffiliated voters register Republican to be able to vote in the primary. Utah was one of a handful of states that decided not to open any in-person polling places this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)

Huntsman, Cox in tight race for GOP nod for Utah governor

Jul. 1, 2020 1:25 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The contest for the GOP nomination in the race for Utah governor remained too close to call Tuesday, with Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox maintaining a narrow lead over ex-U.S. Russia Ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr. as vote-counting continued during the coronavirus pandemic. Trailing behind were...