House District 31 special election results

Saturday night, Democratic state delegates in HD31 met virtually to hear from three candidates running to replace Senator Karen Kwan in the Utah House of Representatives. After hearing from each candidate, delegates voted virtually in a ranked-choice election.

Brett Garner won the election in the first round with 58.82% of the votes. 

“Congratulations to Representative-designate Brett Garner,” said Utah Democratic Party Chair Diane Lewis. “We are excited to see his work in the House as the legislative session continues, and I am confident that he will represent the people of House District 31 well at the Capitol.”

The full results can be found below:            


Brett Garner: 10 votes (58.82%)

Verona Mauga: 7 votes (41.18%)

Matt Swensen 0 votes (0%)