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Utah Republicans divided in battle for Chaffetz’s House seat

AP Photo/Rick Bowmer SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Republican race to fill a Utah congressional seat abandoned by Jason Chaffetz is pitting the party establishment, which is backing a popular mayor with a Democratic past, against further-right conservatives who are divided between two candidates with support from national GOP heavy-hitters. The winner of Tuesday’s primary will be the overwhelming favorite in the November special election in a district where Republican voters outnumber Democrats five-to-one. The three candidates say they support President Donald Trump’s … Read the referenced story here: Utah…

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