Rep. Chris Stewart wins Utah's 2nd Congressional District seat

Rep. Chris Stewart, a Republican, has won another term representing Utah's 2nd Congressional District, beating Shireen Ghorbani, a Democrat.

With all precincts reporting, Stewart has 56.1 percent of the vote, followed by Ghorbani with 38.9 percent.

Stewart has represented the district in the House since 2013.

Democrats have gained a majority in the House, with 235 seats in the next Congress. All of Utah's House seats have been decided; one switched hands, going to Democrats.

The number of votes cast for Democrats in House races has increased 55.0 percent from the 2014 midterms, compared with an increase of 25.6 percent for Republicans.

The district went for Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016 by a margin of 14 points. President Trump, a Republican, won Utah by 17.9 points.

Data is from the Associated Press. This story may be updated if more information becomes available. It is powered by Heliograf, The Post's artificial intelligence system.

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