2nd Congressional District

10:25 pm
Sat April 26, 2014

Democrat Luz Robles Will Challenge Congressman Stewart in 2nd District

Fellow Democrats congratulate Luz Robles. (April 26. 2014)
Andrea Smardon KUER

Utah Congressman Christ Stewart will face Democrat Luz Robles in the upcoming November election. Robles had no Democratic competitors for the District 2 nomination, leaving her free to focus on her Republican opponent. 

At the convention, Luz Robles acknowledged that running for Congress as a working mother, a state senator, and a Democrat would be an uphill battle.

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3:19 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Democrat Luz Robles Sets High Fundraising Goal for 2nd Congressional District Race

Sen. Luz Robles, D-Salt Lake, announces her candidacy for Utah's 2nd Congressional District
Brian Grimmett

Democratic state Senator Luz Robles officially kicked off her campaign for Utah’s 2nd congressional district today at an event at the state capitol.

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4:35 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Democratic State Senator Luz Robles to Challenge Rep. Chris Stewart in 2014

Utah Senate Democrats

Democratic State Senator Luz Robles says she’s planning to run against Republican incumbent Chris Stewart for Utah’s 2nd Congressional district seat in 2014.

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12:07 pm
Wed October 31, 2012

2nd District Race Remains Obscure to Many Voters

2nd Congressional District Map

Utah’s 2nd Congressional District has been overshadowed by the newly added 4th District this election year.   The race between Jim Matheson and Mia Love has attracted national attention as well as money from out of state, while candidates in the recently redrawn 2nd District have had little time in the spotlight. 

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5:20 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

Seegmiller Calls Stewart a Hypocrite for Taking Millions from Federal Government

Jay Seegmiller in front of the State Capitol where he once served as Representative.
Andrea Smardon

Democrat Jay Seegmiller came out with an attack Thursday on his Republican opponent for the 2nd Congressional District Chris Stewart.  Seegmiller called Stewart a hypocrite for accepting federal stimulus dollars and for refusing an invitation to debate. 

Seegmiller squinted into the sun as he stood in front the State Capitol building, where he once served as Representative.  He told reporters that it was here he learned that if you say something, you better mean it, or someone will call you out on it.  

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4:29 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

Stewart Scores Business Endorsements in 2nd Congressional Race

Chris Stewart holds a press conference at Utah Metal Works to talk about his vision for the economy.
Andrea Smardon

Republican candidate for Utah’s 2nd Congressional District Chris Stewart was endorsed Friday by the US Chamber of Commerce and the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). 

Stewart staged his press conference at Utah Metal Works – a small business that repurposes scrap materials.  Behind him, a mini excavator fed a pile of insulated wires into a machine that chops them into small pieces, so the valuable copper can be separated.  Stewart told KUER that as a small business owner, he understands what businesses like Utah Metal Works need to thrive. 

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