Utah County releases second round of primary election results; some races too close to call

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The second round of Utah County’s municipal primary election results was released Thursday afternoon, and a few of the city races are too close to call.

The Utah County Elections Office is currently caught up on counting ballots that were cast provisionally and that were received in the mail. The only ballots outstanding currently are those that had issues with signatures. When that happens, the county requests a signed affidavit from the voter in question, and those ballots are “cured” as voters respond.

Utah County Deputy Clerk/Auditor Josh Daniels said only 29 ballots were received in the mail Thursday that were post marked by the valid day, meaning not many more valid ballots are likely to show up in the mail after this point. That means the signed affidavits, which Daniels estimated to be less than 200 total votes, will make up the majority of what will be added to total vote counts between now and when the results are finalized.

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