Swallow wins Utah AG race

Published 11/06 2012 10:40PM

Updated 11/07 2012 01:02AM

John Swallow and Dee Smith.
John Swallow and Dee Smith.
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - Republican John Swallow won the race to become Utah's next attorney general Tuesday night.

With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Swallow beat out democratic challenger Dee Smith by a 64 to 30 percent margin.

Swallow will replace outgoing AG Mark Shurtleff, who appointed him as his deputy AG in 2009.

Shurtleff has served as Utah's AG since 2001.

Stay tuned to ABC 4 News and ABC4.com for more on this story.

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