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Super Tuesday: Utah sets record for presidential primary participation percentage

(Ravell Call, KSL, File)



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SALT LAKE CITY — A record-breaking 479,771 votes have been cast in Utah's Super Tuesday election ahead of Tuesday through early voting, mail-in and same day ballots, according to the lieutenant governor’s election office.

This is the highest turnout for a presidential primary election in Utah state history, at 32.5% active voter participation, the lieutenant governor’s election office tweeted Tuesday evening.

For those who haven't voted yet, the polls close at 8 p.m. Anyone can vote in Utah’s Super Tuesday Democratic primary election, whether you’re unaffiliated, registered Democrat or Republican.

The nearest voting location to you can be found here.

In the 2016 presidential caucuses, Utah had good voter turnout. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz won the 2016 Republican caucus in Utah and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders won the Democratic caucus.

More information about voting in Utah can be found here.

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