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Utah Democrat Defending His Seat In Close House Race

The competitive race for a suburban Salt Lake City swing congressional district wraps up Tuesday as Democrats look to see if they can hold a seat flipped in deep-red Utah in 2018. 

Democratic U.S. Rep. Ben McAdams has been running at a dead heat against Republican Burgess Owens, a former football player and frequent Fox News guest. Nearly $19 million has been poured into the race in the district where registered Republicans outnumber Democrats three to one. It could take several days to declare a winner since Utah’s system of primarily by-mail balloting generally takes longer to count due to additional verification steps.