Republicans dominate politics in eastern Utah’s conservative Uintah County. So, a vote recount and long wait for a winner in the county commission primary was unusual and tense. Mike McKee will keep his seat for a fourth term because there is no Democratic challenger. KUER’s Judy Fahys reports.
Incumbent County Commissioner Mike McKee sat in on the final tally of nearly 4,300 votes.
“This was a nail-biter: I won by three votes,” he said Wednesday.