2018 primary election results
June 26, 2018
Editor’s note: These results are based on unofficial tallies released Tuesday evening. Counties are scheduled to certify the results July 10.
Republican State Senate District 26
Jack Rubin earned the most votes in Summit County, garnering 1,336 votes to Ronald Winterton’s 587 and Brian Gorum’s 183. However, Winterton’s dominant showing in Duchesne County, where he is a county commissioner, ultimately pushed him over the top, with 43.37 percent of the vote. More coverage: Winterton, Gallagher to face off in Senate District 26 election.
Democratic State Senate District 26
Eileen Gallagher received 675 votes in Summit County compared to 283 for Pat Vaughn, and Gallagher also earned strong support elsewhere in the district, pushing her to victory. Gallagher received 62 percent of the vote, compared to 38 for Vaughn. More coverage: Winterton, Gallagher to face off in Senate District 26 election.
In Summit County, Mitt Romney, with 2,527 votes, outpaced Mike Kennedy, who earned 1,121 votes. The Associated Press called the race for Romney at 8:24 p.m. More coverage: Romney routs opponent in Summit County, state.
1st Congressional District
Lee Castillo garnered 775 votes in Summit County to Kurt Weiland’s 635. That added to Castillo’s significant lead elsewhere in the district, where he ultimately won 56.52 percent of the vote.