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Misty K. Snow and Jonathan Swinton

Misty K. Snow, Utah's first transgender candidate for statewide elected office, and Jonathan Swinton, who has a Republican pedigree but Democratic heart, are competing for the party's nomination in the U.S. Senate race. The U.S. Senate race is one of only two statewide races in Utah's June primaries.

Candidate profiles:

Misty K. Snow seeking Democratic nomination in U.S. Senate race

Jonathan Swinton seeking Democratic nomination in U.S. Senate race

  • The election: The primary is June 28, and the victor of the Democratic race will advance to the November general election to face Republican Sen. Mike Lee.
  • The vote: More than 920,000 vote-by-mail ballots hit Utahns' mailboxes last week. Twenty of the state's 29 counties opted for by-mail elections this year, making up 73 percent of the state's 1.3 million registered voter population.
  • Democratic primary:Registered Democrats and unaffiliated voters may vote in the only Democratic primary.
  • Information: Visit or contact your county clerk for more information about voting-by-mail or in-person polling locations that will be open on June 28.