Utah Republican House Primary Still Undecided After Third Day of Ballot Counting

Former Green Beret and tech executive Colby Jenkins has inched within 1,000 votes of incumbent Rep. Celeste Maloy (R-Utah) with thousands more to count as their June 25 Utah Republican Congressional primary remained too close to call two days after polls closed.
As of 6:15 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (MST) on June 27, Ms., Maloy had 52,283 votes to Mr. Jenkins’ 51,292, a 1 percentage-point difference of 991 votes, according to the Utah Lieutenant Governor Office’s elections website.
The delays stemmed from ballot adjudications in the 13-county Congressional District 2, which stretches from Salt Lake City across southwest Utah, primarily in Salt Lake, Davis, and Washington counties.
Before votes are tabulated, ballots are run through scanners, converting them into “cast vote records.” The scanners set aside ballots they cannot decipher for review or adjudication…. 

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