With Utah election authorities scheduled to certify the results of the close race between Rep. Mia Love (R-Saratoga Springs) and Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams (D) today, the Congresswoman yesterday conceded as the final total turned against her as counting concluded. Though Ms. Love dominated the rural counties, Mr. McAdams strength in Salt Lake County was enough to propel him to a close 694 vote victory from more than 269,000 ballots cast.
Adding this seat to the Democratic column and assuming T.J. Cox secures his victory in CA-21, the partisan division in the new House will soar to 235D – 200R, meaning a net gain of 40 seats for the Democrats.
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