2018 Election Results

Local residents took to the polls on Nov. 6, 2018 to determine some of the nation’s biggest decisions.

The red state of Utah has been a safe state for Republicans over the past several decades. This held true in this years state elections.

For the United States Senate race, former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney defeated Jenny Wilson, the Democratic nominee and member of the Salt Lake City Council.

In the United States House of Representatives, incumbent representatives Rob Bishop (Rep), Chris Stewart (Rep) and John Curtis (Rep) are predicted to win the race.

However, the vote is to close to call for District 4 as Democratic candidate Ben McAdams currently leads against current republican representative, Mia Love with a score of 51.3 percent to 48.7 percent. It is predicted that only 68 percent of precincts have been reported.

Proposition two, which would allow the medical use of marijuana to be legalized for people with qualifying illnesses is expected to pass.

Also expecting to pass, are Proposition three and four which will expand medicaid and create a redistricting commision.

Constitutional Amendment A and C have passed, which will allow for property tax exemption for all active military members and changes the related to special legislative sessions.

Constitutional Amendment B has been denied and will not allow tax exemption for government-leased property.

Residents have voted against the non binding opinion question one, which would raise the tax gas and provide additional funding for education and roads.

Some results are not final and will be updated here.

Story by: Easton Bowring
news@suunews.net
Graphics by: Easton Bowring

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