State Senate: two uncontested, two not called on election night

Marisa Nelson

State Senate races took place across Utah on Nov. 3.

Districts across the state elected new representatives from their districts to bring important issues and policies to the governor.

Many races were called late Tuesday night.

District 1 pitted incumbent Luz Escamilla, who received 65 percent of votes, against Jim Whited, who received 35 percent.

District 19 has no incumbent candidate. Republican John Johnson who had received 53 percent, ahead of Democrat Katy Owens received who had received 47 percent of votes as of Nov. 5 at 11:30 a.m.

District 20 and 23 were uncontested races. Called by the New York Times at 8 p.m., David Buxton will remain in office. He received 21,448 votes. Todd Weiler will also remain in office with 1,395 votes.

These results are current as of Nov. at 4 p.m. and will be updated throughout the next week.