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Polls: Utah Democrats like Romney, Cox

Jul 13, 2018, 7:56 AM | Updated: 8:10 am

SALT LAKE CITY — It’s true. A new poll shows Utah Democrats like Mitt Romney and Spencer Cox.

To be sure, Utah Democrats like them as men, and not necessarily as Republican candidates.

Utah Policy polls give the U.S. Senate nominee a 50-39 percent approval to disapproval rating, and 43-38 for the lesser-known lieutenant governor who may run for governor.

Utahns, including Democrats, remember Romney for saving the 2002 Olympics.

Cox has embraced gays, lesbians and the homeless.

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Polls: Utah Democrats like Romney, Cox