Burgess Owens wins GOP primary, will face Ben McAdams


SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News)- The Associated Press has declared Burgess Owens as the nominee for the Republican primary in Utah’s 4th District. He will face off against Rep. Ben McAdams in November.

Burgess won with 43.5% of the votes. Candidate Kim Coleman came in second with 23.8%.

It’s a tight race between Cox and Huntsman for governor. As of Wednesday morning Cox had a slight lead with 37% of the votes. Huntsman has 34.3%. We’ll get a better idea on those when an update is provided Wednesday at 3 p.m.

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For this Beetdigger and Ute it’s an honor to be doing what he loves in his home state! Glen is an award-winning journalist, who joined the ABC4 News team in June 2013. You can catch him anchoring ABC4 News at 5 and 6, Monday through Friday. He also serves as our Senior Political Correspondent, keeping you up to date on issues that impact your life at the city, state and national level. His political reports run throughout the week, and he hosts Inside Utah Politics, Sunday mornings at 8. The Utah Headliners Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has recognized Glen as the best government and military television reporter in the state. Before returning home to Utah, he spent 11 1/2 years developing his journalism skills in other states. He held various on-air and management positions at KPVI in Pocatello, Idaho, WGBA in Green Bay, Wisconsin and KKCO in Grand Junction, Colorado during that time. Read More...