POLITICS

Mia Love Defeats Doug Owens In 2014 Utah Election

Republican Mia Love defeated her Democratic opponent Doug Owens in the race to represent Utah's 4th congressional district, the AP reported early Wednesday.

With that win, Love becomes the first black woman Republican elected to Congress.

Utah's 4th district is currently represented by Rep. Jim Matheson (D), who announced in December 2013 he would not seek re-election. Matheson defeated Love in the 2012 election for the 4th district.

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