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Kennedy wins CD3; outgoing Curtis wins U.S. Senate nomination, Balderree overcomes challengers for state senate

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Utah State Senator Mike Kennedy, who represents eastern Lehi on Utah's Capitol Hill has won the Republican primary in Congressional District 3 and will head to the U.S Capitol as the newest member of Utah’s congressional delegation. Kennedy led Tuesday night’s reporting with 36% of the vote, followed by Case Lawrence, 22%, JR Bird, 17%, Stewart Peay, 14%, and John Dougall coming in last with 9%.

Current Congressional District 3 Representative John Curtis sailed to an easy win surpassing 51% with Trent Staggs second at 28% as of Tuesday's initial results.

Utah State Senator Heidi Balderree, who was elected in a special session last October emerged victorious. She will represent west Lehi, Saratoga Springs, east Eagle Mountain and a small part of Draper for the next four years in the Senate. Balderree earned 46% of the vote with challengers Lockhart, 35%, and Cammans, 17%, finishing second and third respectively.

Governor Spencer Cox won re-election with 58% of the vote, and Representative Phil Lyman earned 41%. Derek Brown won the Attorney General nomination with 45% to second place Rachel Terry’s 33%. Tina Cannon won State Auditor with 57%of the vote, to Ricky Hatch’s 43%.

Additional coverage and final results will be reported in the coming days.

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