UTAH’S 4TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

November 3, 2018 by TWN Staff

Incumbent: Mia Love (R)

Challenger: Ben McAdams (D)

Current polling: Ben McAdams (D) 45, Mia Love (R) 45 (NYT/Siena, 10/26)

Why this race matters: Utah’s 4th Congressional District is typically considered safe territory for Republicans, but the perfect storm may be brewing for Democrat Ben McAdams to oust Republican incumbent Mia Love. McAdams is the twice-elected mayor of Salt Lake County, which makes up 85% of the district, and has become locally popular for his record of working across party lines to get things done. Add to McAdams’ popularity the fact that Trump holds a –37 point net negative job approval rating in the district and this ruby red district may very well turn blue.

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