Looks like Utah may have just thrown a wrench in any hope of Donald Trump winning the state of Utah. That’s because the Republican presidential candidate is getting some unwelcome news out in Utah. The state is normally a lock for Republican candidates, but this year the heavily Mormon state is not throwing its full support behind Trump.
A majority of Utah voters appear to favor a third party candidate named Evan McMullin, a Mormon businessman and former CIA agent. Voters in other states likely haven’t heard of him, but a new poll from Emerson College puts him in the lead in Utah. CNBC reports that Emerson poll gives McMullin 31 percent of the vote, while Trump gets 27 percent and Clinton has 24 percent. FULL REPORT