Democrats and tech leaders spend big on independent in Utah


              FILE- Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee speaks during a campaign event on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022, in Draper, Utah. Tech companies and Democratic Party-aligned groups are among those funneling millions into Utah to support McMullin's bid to unseat Lee. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
            
              FILE - Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee holds his pocket Constitution of the United States during a televised debate with his independent challenger Evan McMullin on Oct. 17, 2022, in Orem, Utah. Tech companies and Democratic Party-aligned groups are among those funneling millions into Utah to support McMullin's bid to unseat Lee. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
            
              FILE - Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee, right, and his independent challenger Evan McMullin shake hands before their televised debate, on Oct. 17, 2022, in Orem, Utah. Tech companies and Democratic Party-aligned groups are among those funneling millions into Utah to support McMullin's bid to unseat Lee. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
            
              FILE- Independent Evan McMullin speaks during a campaign event on Oct. 20, 2022, in Salt Lake City. Tech companies and Democratic Party-aligned groups are among those funneling millions into Utah to support McMullin's bid to unseat Lee. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Democrats and tech leaders spend big on independent in Utah