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Matheson Narrowly Defeats Mia Love in Utah House Race

rmturn Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 9:03 AM
Kerry: not Utahans, but Utah Democrats, as Democrats will always vote party first, even when history can be made with the first black Republican Represnetative, Senator, etc.

Mia Love’s speech at the Republican National Convention completely changed the game for her in the race for Utah's 4th District. Up until her ‘coming out party’ at the RNC, Love was a heavy underdog, behind by double digits in the polls against her Democratic opponent. After the Convention, however, she closed the gap and even held a slight lead in the two most recent polls, which changed RCP’s rating of the race to toss-up.

Unfortunately, with 100 percent reporting in, the GOP favorite fell short of defeating Democratic Rep. Jim Matheson by roughly 2,800 votes as of...

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