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Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
Senator Orrin Hatch speaks at the Salt Lake County GOP convention at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 14, 2012. Hatch will be in the spotlight Saturday as state delegates will attend their respective party's state conventions to choose candidates for federal and statewide offices.

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Candidates from political parties running in major races are up for nomination, as some 4,000 Republican delegates and 2,700 Democratic delegates will decide which candidates advance — and which, if any, will face a primary run-off election in June, the next opportunity for every Utah voter to participate.

State delegates will attend their respective party's state conventions to choose candidates for federal and statewide offices like governor. Both the Democratic and Republican state conventions are being held today.

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