UTAH ELECTION

Utah Breaks Voter Turnout Record During Super Tuesday

Mar 4, 2020, 5:39 AM | Updated: 5:47 am
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Super Tuesday was successful in the Beehive State, and a voter turnout record was broken.

The state topped two records for a presidential primary, both in voter turnout and in ballots cast.

As of Wednesday morning, there have been 515,529 ballots cast in Utah, which puts the state at a 35% active voter turnout. That’s the most ever for a presidential primary.

Sen. Bernie Sanders is projected to win the Democratic delegates in Utah, with 34.6% of the votes. Joe Biden came in second with 17.2%, Michael Bloomberg hit third with 16.9% and Sen. Elizabeth Warren came in fourth with 15.4%.

Statewide, President Donald Trump won the Republican side with 88% of the vote.

Officials are still tallying votes, though. An updated count is expected Wednesday at 3 p.m.

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