Pro-Trump candidate beats moderate Dem in Utah special election to fill last seat in US House

Posted on AllSides November 22nd, 2023
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Republican Celeste Maloy beat state Sen. Kathleen Riebe, a self-described moderate, to win Utah’s special election Tuesday night, filling the last remaining open seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

The Associated Press called the race at 8:36 p.m. local time.

The election, which was held in Utah’s 2nd Congressional District, was triggered by the resignation of former Republican Rep. Chris Stewart, who left Congress in September due to his wife’s unspecified illness.

Maloy, who served as Stewart’s chief legal counsel in Congress, won a three-way primary election that month.

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