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LIVE: Utah primary election results

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 11:54pm

Election season is in full swing in Utah as voters across the state will take part in Tuesday’s primary election.

Gov. Gary Herbert calls margin of victory over Jonathan Johnson 'stunning'

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 11:16pm

Gov. Gary Herbert won by a commanding margin over his GOP primary challenger, Overstock.com Chairman Jonathan Johnson, in Tuesday's primary election.

Chaffetz defeats challenger Teng; Misty Snow likely to advance

KSL.com  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 11:14pm

Here is a roundup of a few political races that were held Tuesday.

The Latest: Judge prevails in recall linked to takeover

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 9:40pm

The Latest on an Oregon recall election linked to the armed takeover of a national wildlife refuge (all times local):

Darryl Glenn wins Colorado Republican primary for Senate

James Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 9:00pm

Darryl Glenn, a tea-party favorite from the conservative stronghold of Colorado Springs, decisively won Colorado's Republican U.S. Senate primary Tuesday and will face incumbent Democrat Michael Bennet in November.

The Latest: Clinton: Understands fear of foreign trade

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 8:41pm

The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT):

Misty Snow likely to advance to general election to take on Mike Lee

Katie McKellar and McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 8:22pm

Democrat Misty K. Snow, Utah's first transgender candidate to seek a statewide office, appears headed for a November showdown with Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah.

GOP says Cleveland arena will be ready for convention start

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 1:40pm

Republican officials say Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena will be ready for next month's Republican National Convention despite having only four weeks to prepare because of the Cleveland Cavaliers' NBA title run.

Gov. Herbert secures GOP nomination in re-election race

Michelle L. Price and Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 11:31pm

Republican Gov. Gary Herbert easily defeated Overstock.com executive Jonathan Johnson Tuesday to win a closely watched primary race that helped boost voter turnout to the highest level in two decades.

The Latest: Former lawmaker, Bundy lawyer, loses race

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 11:31pm

The Latest on the Utah primary election (all times local):

Oklahoma's congressmen win; 3 GOP state legislators ousted

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 11:11pm

It turns out Oklahoma's five Republican U.S. House members had little to worry about from challengers in Tuesday's primary election, but the same couldn't be said for their GOP counterparts in the state Legislature.

Openly transgender grocery store clerk Misty Snow wins Democratic US Senate primary, advances to November election

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 10:51pm

Openly transgender grocery store clerk Misty Snow wins Democratic US Senate primary, advances to November election.

3 incumbent GOP state legislators lose primaries

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 9:10pm

All five of Oklahoma's U.S. House members easily beat back Republican primary challengers on Tuesday and advanced to November's general election, while U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine in Tulsa automatically retains his 1st District seat with his victory.

Most Utah legislators survive intraparty challenges

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 9:00pm

A handful of races Tuesday pitted incumbent Utah legislators against challengers who gathered signatures to earn a spot on the primary ballot, a controversial option created by state lawmakers through SB54.

US Rep. Jason Chaffetz beats primary challenger Chia-Chi Teng in bid for 5th term

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 8:51pm

US Rep. Jason Chaffetz beats primary challenger Chia-Chi Teng in bid for 5th term.

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert beats Jonathan Johnson, secures GOP nomination in re-election race

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 8:51pm

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert beats Jonathan Johnson, secures GOP nomination in re-election race.

Chaffetz handily defeats challenger Teng in GOP primary

Lisa Riley Roche,McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 8:40pm

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, handily defeated challenger Chia-Chi Teng in Utah's primary election Tuesday night.

Silvestrini may be only candidate on Millcreek's mayoral ballot

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 8:23pm

Even though Fred Healey warned supporters last week that he may not be physically able to continue his campaign to become Millcreek's first city mayor, he still won a spot on the November ballot.

Republican group reserves $6M airtime for Nevada Senate race

Michelle Rindels, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 6:00pm

A group affiliated with Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has reserved $6 million worth of TV airtime in Nevada ahead of the November elections.