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GOP candidates keeping their jobs

Nov 9, 2022, 8:52 AM

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Kerry Gibson, Blake Moore, Bob Stephenson and Katie Witt participate in the 1st Congressional District Republican debate on June 2, 2020. (PHOTO: Deseret News)

(PHOTO: Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s Republican congressmen will all keep their jobs. 

It seemed as if Blake Moore, Chris Stewart, John Curtis and Burgess Owens barely broke a sweat last night as they soared to victory in their respective districts.

Moore swept past his opponent leading Democrat Rick Jones by 40%.

The other three congressmen also had comfortable leads of 20% plus over their opponents late last night.

Evan McMullin made an almost eleventh-hour concession to incumbent Sen. Mike Lee saying he hopes Lee upholds the constitution during his term.

Lee said Utah spoke “loudly… and clearly” with their vote. 

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