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Jenny Wilson speaks in studio behind a microphone.
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Democrat Jenny Wilson faces perhaps the highest hurdle of anyone running for office in Utah this year: she wants to defeat Republican Mitt Romney and flip Utah’s open Senate seat.

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Democratic frontrunners Ben McAdams and Jenny Wilson clinched the party nomination in their respective congressional races.

Wilson For Senate

Salt Lake County Council member Jenny Wilson announced Monday she’ll be challenging seven-term Republican Orrin Hatch for U.S. Senate in 2018.