1CD Candidate Profile: Jamie Cheek

Inside Utah Politics

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah- (ABC4 News) – The 1st Congressional District is an open seat for the first time in 18 years, and two Democratic candidates are hoping to flip it.

Jamie Cheek secured her spot on the primary ballot by getting 44% of the delegate vote at the Utah Democratic Party State Convention.

She joins us on Inside Utah Politics to discuss her background and why she’s interested in taking over the seat.

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