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Super Tuesday Primer: Utah

The next stop on TNR's Super Tuesday Primer is the lovely state of Utah:

"Because Utah is heavily Republican, Democrats don’t usually spend a lot of time campaigning here, even in the primaries. This year, however, the Democrats are waging an aggressive campaign: Barack visited the state last summer and Michelle Obama recently campaigned here, while Clinton sent Chelsea to the Beehive State last week. It’s the Republicans who have pulled back from campaigning for the primary, by and large deciding it isn’t worthwhile to take on Romney here. His popularity among Mormons, success as the Salt Lake City Olympic Committee Chairman in 2002, and stance on immigration have given him nearly insurmountable leads in the polls..."

Click here for your complete Super Tuesday rundown for Utah. Check out our Super Tuesday Primer for analysis of new states every day leading up to February 5.

--The Editors