The state's election results can finally be certified one month after the primaries.
Final numbers from the Utah Elections Office show that Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox defeated former Governor Jon Huntsman by just over 63-hundred votes in the Republican primary for the governor's race.
Spencer Cox will win the Republican primary election for governor in Utah.
The latest ballot count showed Cox with a lead that is likely insurmountable for former Utah governor Jon Huntsman Jr.
Shortly after Cox was declared the project winner, he reported that he had received a call from Huntsman conceding the race.
State election officials say there are more than 100-thousand ballots left to count before Utah's primary elections can be certified.
The state Elections Office issued an update yesterday afternoon, saying about 111-thousand ballots were still uncounted by their estimate.
Ballots for Utah's primary elections are in the mail. State election officials sent out nearly one-million mail-in ballots across the state to voters.
Ballots should arrive by the end of this week. Voters need to remember to sign their ballot before sending it back.
Utahns are setting a record for voting in a presidential primary.
The Lieutenant Governor's Office tweeted last night that Utah reached a new record turnout of 32-point-five-percent, with votes still coming in.
Almost 480-thousand votes had been turned in when the new record was announced...
Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox could potentially be the first candidate to qualify for the primary ballot in the Utah governor's race.
Cox's campaign submitted more than 29-thousand signatures this morning to state election officials.
The move could put Cox at an advantage, since a voter's signature will only be counted on the first petition it's validated on, even if that person signs petitions
Everyone is encouraged to vote today on Primary Election Day.
Here are the vote centers from the County web site for those who have not mailed in ballots or put them in the drop boxes:
Dixie Convention Center
1935 Convention Center Dr...
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