US Rep. John Curtis wins Utah GOP primary for Romney’s open seat, while Gov. Spencer Cox also wins

June 26, 2024

U.S. Rep. John Curtis, who won the GOP primary for Mitt Romney’s open U.S. Senate seat, and Gov. Their wins make Curtis and Cox heavy favorites in November’s general election in a state that leans heavily Republican. AP’s Role: The Associated Press is the most trusted source of information on election night, with a history of accuracy dating to 1848. The Associated Press is the most trusted source of information on election night, with a history of accuracy dating to 1848. In Tuesday’s primary, Curtis defeated Riverton Mayor Trent Staggs, who was little known outside his Salt Lake City suburb before Trump’s endorsement gave him a boost.