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Jeb Bush slides to single digits in latest poll. Unofficial results show Mayor Biskupski. Prop 1 appears to fail.

Happy Wednesday. We've got plenty of election results below but first, how's this for turning conventional wisdom on its head: Wasn't Jeb Bush supposed to be the GOP front-runner? The latest poll shows the former Florida governor now in single digits — even as he hits refresh with his "Jeb Can Fix It" tour — while Donald Trump and Ben Carson are leading the field. Carson even leads Hillary Clinton in a hypothetical general election matchup. [" target="_blank">Politico]

-> Gay rights advocate Derek Kitchen won a seat on the Salt Lake City Council. [" target="_blank">KUER]

-> Proposition 1, which would increase sales tax to benefit transportation, appears not to have passed with last nights' unofficial results, but supporters believe they still have a chance. [" target="_blank">Trib] [" target="_blank">DNews] [" target="_blank">Fox13] [" target="_blank">KUER]

-> A federal judge ruled Tuesday that the state cannot force political parties to open their primaries to unaffiliated voters. [" target="_blank">Trib] [" target="_blank">DNews] [" target="_blank">KUTV] [" target="_blank">UtahPolicy]

Tweets of the day: From" target="_blank">@JohnFugelsang: "">#ElectionDay - when Americans who don't believe in evolution vote to re-elect fossils."

Frm" target="_blank">@KevinMaddenDC: "Election Day 2016. One Year to Go."

From" target="_blank">@jawtry: "Overheard in the newsroom: 'What do you want on your pizza?' 'Democracy. Extra democracy.'"

From" target="_blank">@RyCunn: "I've carefully considered the candidates for ">#SLC mayor. It was tough, but in the end there was only one clear choice. ">#VoteGehrke"

Tune in: Former Salt Lake City mayor Ted Wilson, Jason Perry of the Hinckley Institute of Politics, Weber State University political scientist Gary Johnson and Tribune reporter Chris Smart join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about Salt Lake City's mayoral race, Prop 1 and other Election Day results. Watch Trib Talk live at 12:15 p.m. MDT on" target="_blank">

In other news: Here are the unofficial results for races across the state. [" target="_blank">Trib] [" target="_blank">DNews] [" target="_blank">KUTV] And a roundup of contests showing Ogden's mayor re-elected and a parks bond rejected in South Salt Lake. [" target="_blank">Trib]

-> Voters in Davis County approved a $298 million bond for local schools. [" target="_blank">DNews]

-> By refusing to form a committee to filter state school board candidates, Gov. Gary Herbert has created a way for anyone who files for candidacy to be in the general election. [" target="_blank">Trib]

-> Paul Rolly explains how political indecision has compelled Herbert to break a law requiring him to appoint a school board nominating committee by Nov. 1. [" target="_blank">Trib]

-> Honors students at the U. were concerned after they received an email from their dean, which appeared to be an endorsement for SLC Mayor Ralph Becker. [" target="_blank">DailyUtahChronicle]

-> Utah's network of technical colleges has inflated its graduation rates by over 40 percent, according to a legislative report released Tuesday. [" target="_blank">Trib]

-> A judge in 3rd District Court dismissed a lawsuit accusing the Utah Board of Education of breaking the law by adopting the Common Core State Standards. [" target="_blank">Trib] [" target="_blank">KUTV]

-> Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill ruled a Sandy police officer's shooting of an armed suspect last month justified. [" target="_blank">Trib] [" target="_blank">KUTV]

-> Pat Bagley gives his take on death by demographic. [" target="_blank">Trib]

-> A Confederate flag decal on a victim's pickup truck may have sparked a hate-crime assault in SLC. [" target="_blank">Trib] [" target="_blank">Fox13]

-> New estimates from the U.S. Census released Tuesday say that 120 languages are spoken in Salt Lake County homes. [" target="_blank">Trib]

-> A study shows that Mormons are among some of the most committed and engaged groups in America. [" target="_blank">DNews]

-> Another study revealed that Americans are steadily becoming less religious. [" target="_blank">Fox13]

-> The Department of Human Services launched an investigation after a weekend riot at a West Jordan youth facility, but a worker says some of the paperwork has been doctored to fake compliance with state regulations. [" target="_blank">Fox13]

Correction: Jonathan Johnson is the current chairman of Overstock and he said the state should have a financial contingency plan in place. Yesterday's Cornflakes misstated his position.

Nationally: As the nation focuses its sights on elections, a study shows a decline in "swing voters," who consistently vote but don't always back candidates in the same party. [" target="_blank">WaPost]

-> Voters in Ohio decided against legalizing marijuana for recreational use, [" target="_blank">USAToday] while Houston voters rejected an anti-discrimination ordinance. [" target="_blank">NYTimes]

-> In the computer age, small donors are clicking more with Democrats, particularly Sen. Bernie Sanders, than Republicans. [" target="_blank">NYTimes]

-> Hundreds of Trump fans gathered yesterday for a book signing with the GOP presidential hopeful. [" target="_blank">BostonHerald]

-> House Republicans are divided on whether or not they should open a separate probe of Democrat Hillary Clinton's controversial email setup. [" target="_blank">Politico]

Where are they?

  • Rep. Jason" target="_blank">Chaffetz heads to a Republican Study Committee meeting, sits down with Rep. Elijah Cummings and grabs dinner with freshman members of the Oversight Committee.
  • Rep. Chris" target="_blank">Stewart joins Secure Freedom Radio to discuss national security issues, the Republican Study Committee for a meeting and students from Parowan High School and the Close Up Foundation. Later he sits down with the Peace Corps and for a telephone town hall meeting.
  • Rep. Mia" target="_blank">Love meets with the full financial services committee, the Congressional Black caucus, the president of Salt Lake Community College and her staff.
  • Gov. Gary" target="_blank">Herbert attends a budget meeting and chats local water officials.
  • Lt. Gov. Spencer" target="_blank">Cox participates in the Southern Utah International Business Forum.
  • SL Co. Mayor Ben" target="_blank">McAdams holds a meeting with Cottonwood Heights City Mayor Kelvyn Cullimore, talks with constituents and a meets with Bill Crim, United Way of Salt Lake director.
  • President Barack" target="_blank">Obama receives his daily briefing and discusses open enrollment on a conference call with Affordable Care Act in-person assisters and volunteers. He also delivers remarks and takes questions at a DNC event.
  • Got a tip? A birthday, wedding or anniversary to announce? Email us at" target="_blank"> If you haven't already, sign up for our weekday email and get this sent directly to your inbox. [" target="_blank">Trib]

    — Thomas Burr and Mariah Noble" target="_blank"> and" target="_blank">