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Gov. Gary Herbert was the clear victor in Tuesday’s primary fight for the Republican Party’s nomination against Overstock chairman Jonathan Johnson, who mounted an insurgent libertarian assault on the conservative incumbent. The incumbent governor led throughout the night, according to …

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