LIVE BLOG: Latest on primary elections across Utah

Posted at 5:36 PM, Jun 25, 2024

SALT LAKE CITY — It's primary election day across Utah as candidates vie to be their party's nominee for some of the biggest races in the state.

FOX 13 News reporters are at election headquarters with the candidates and will be sharing what they see and hear as election results come in when the polls close at 8 p.m.

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9:59 p.m.

Trent Staggs, a candidate for Senate, was nowhere to be found when it was announced John Curtis was the winner. He left the night without any announcement and left everyone asking where he went.
- Reporter Emily Tencer


9:30 p.m.

Phil Lyman tells FOX 13 News that he still has hope of gaining ground as more ballots are counted, and he plans to seek "verification" of results. Watch interview below:

Lyman interview


9:00 p.m.

Derek Brown projected to win Republican primary for Utah Attorney General 46% of the vote, 71% of precincts reported.


9:00 p.m.

Tina Cannon projected to win Republican primary for Utah State Auditor with 57% of the vote, 71% of precincts reported.


8:37 p.m.

Decision Desk HQ projects Mike Kennedy to win the Republican primary in the 3rd Congressional District.


8:35 p.m.

Gov. Spencer Cox wins the Republican primary, per Decision Desk HQ projection


8:30 p.m.

Salt Lake County GOP's “Victory Party” with supporters for various candidates:


8:10 p.m.

Decision Desk HQ projects John Curtis to win the Republican primary for Senate.


8:08 p.m.

Decision Desk HQ projects incumbent Rep. Blake Moore to win the Republican primary for 1st Congressional District.


7:55 p.m.

Rep. John Curtis has just arrived at his election night party in Provo and is greeting supporters.


7:01 p.m.

"So far, so good. Things are going great," state elections workers say of voting on this Primary Election Day. People are utilizing dropboxes and in-person voting locations.

- Ben Winslow


5:38 p.m.

Candidates from across Utah talk with FOX 13 News reporters as the polls are set to close in just hours.

Candidates Across Utah


5:15 p.m.

Amy Nay is with Gov. Spencer Cox as he seeks reelection and faces off against Phil Lyman in the GOP primary. She spoke with a Cox official this afternoon about how they're feeling before the polls close.

Amy Nay at Cox Headquarters


1:50 p.m.

Per the Salt Lake County Clerk, as of early this afternoon, voter turnout for the primary election is 26% with 100,823 ballots having been received and 81,703 have been processed so far.