Republican Candidates in Utah’s 1st Congressional District go head-to-head

Inside Utah Politics

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News)- ABC4 News is wrapping up the debates we have presented you along with the Utah Debate Commission.

For our final debate, we heard from the 1st Congressional District Republican candidates. Monday you saw Democratic candidates Darren Parry and Jamie Cheek debate.

The 1st Congressional District is an open seat for the first time in 18 years. ABC4 News’ Senior Political Correspondent Glen Mills spoke with each of the candidates on Inside Utah Politics to discuss why they’ interested in the seat and why they think voters should go with them.


Utah’s 1st congressional district is northern Utah and includes Ogden, Logan, Park City, Layton, Clearfield, and the northern portion of the Great Salt Lake

On Monday we also heard Republican candidates vying for the 4th District seat face-off and finished the day with debate amongst Utah’s candidates for governor. Earlier on Tuesday, we watched candidates for Utah Attorney General Republican Primary debate.

You can watch all of the debates here, on, and on air at ABC4, or on the Utah Debate Commission YouTube page.

The primary will occur on June 30, 2020. The general election will occur on November 3, 2020.

Here are some dates to mark on your calendar for Utah’s Primary Elections

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Glen Mills

Chief Political Correspondent

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...