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Obama campaign stops don't include Utah

Obama campaign stops don't include Utah



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Barack Obama has a long road to the White House, and it won't wind through Utah.

It sounds like Obama will be focusing on states around Utah, states like Nevada and Colorado, where he's in play for a win.

An Obama campaigner broke the bad news to Utah delegates yesterday. He says the bottom line is, there are more battleground states this year, 18 in all. That's up by three or four from the past elections.

To win the presidency, 270 Electoral College votes are needed. Utah offers a grand total of five.

E-mail: aadams@ksl.com

Andrew Adams

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