Another Sad Black Republican: Mia Love Loses Utah Congressional Election

November 7, 2012  |  

From The Grio

Mia Love, who was widely expected to become the first black female Republican congresswoman in history, has conceded a very close race to incumbent Democrat Jim Matheson in the 4th district of Utah.

“Congratulations to Jim on a hard-fought victory,” Love said in a statement. “It was a close race, but ultimately the voters of Utah have spoken. I want to thank the hundreds of volunteers and staff who worked tirelessly for my campaign, and am humbled by their dedication and commitment to the betterment of Utah and our nation.  I plan on continuing to work on promoting conservative issues and look forward to returning to Saratoga Springs and spending more time with my family.”

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