Republican Rep Chris Stewart Wins Re-election For A Fourth Term In Congress

Nov 6, 2018

Republican U.S. Rep Chris Stewart has won re-election to a fourth term in Congress by defeating Democratic challenger Shireen Ghorbani.

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  Stewart represents Utah's 2nd Congressional District, which covers a large portion of the state, including most of Salt Lake City west to the Nevada border and south to the Arizona border.

He is a former Air Force pilot and author who was first elected in 2012.

Ghorbani works in communications at the University of Utah and championed access to affordable health care. A first-time candidate, she criticized President Donald Trump and GOP-backed tax cuts.

Stewart, meanwhile, said he supports most of Trump's policies but isn't afraid to challenge him on things like tariffs and family separation at the border.

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