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Tuesday is primary voting day in Utah and, under a new state law, some 17-year-olds will be heading to the polls for the first time.

AP

Congressman John Curtis went toe-to-toe with challenger Chris Herrod during Tuesday’s Republican primary debate for the 3rd Congressional District — rehashing many of their disagreements from last year's special election.

Renee Bright / KUER

Here’s a telling stat: In Utah, there are more registered unaffiliated voters than there are Democrats. Roughly 600,000 including both active and inactive voters. Inactive just means the person hasn’t voted in a couple of general election cycles.

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Count My Vote is launching a ballot initiative that would eliminate the party caucus-convention system. 

Nicole Nixon

Tuesday night’s results are not final, but they show incumbent Salt Lake City Council members James Rogers and Erin Mendenhall with commanding leads— each held more than 75 percent of the vote in their respective races. 

Julie Ritchey, KUER

Tuesday is primary election day for the third congressional district special election and some municipalities around the state.

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The Utah Republican Party has dropped its appeal of court decisions to uphold changes to Utah’s election laws. 

Gov. Herbert Prefers Presidential Primary Over Caucus

Mar 24, 2016
KUED

Utah Governor Gary Herbert says he’s glad Tuesday’s caucus meetings were well attended, but that he’d prefer moving back to a presidential primary.