Republican House candidate Mia Love of Utah has a 12-point lead over her Democratic opponent, incumbent member Jim Matheson, in a new poll from the Salt Lake Tribune. According to the poll, 52 percent of voters in Utah's Fourth District support Love, while 40 percent support Matheson.

Love, the daughter of Haitian immigrants, would be the first black female Republican to serve in Congress. Matheson, the lone Democrat in Utah's congressional delegation, has served in the House since 2001.

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