Retiring US Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Brigham City) confirmed yesterday that he is contemplating entering the open 2020 Governor’s race and will decide by September. In the GOP race is Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox, who carries retiring Gov. Gary Herbert’s endorsement. Businessman and real estate investor Jeff Burningham is also an announced candidate. Former state House Speaker Greg Hughes says he will enter the race this summer, and ex-Governor and current US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman is said to also be considering making an electoral comeback.
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