McMullin loss in Utah raises independent candicacy questions


              Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee speaks to supporters during an election-night party Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
            
              Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee speaks to supporters during an election-night party Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
            
              Independent Evan McMullin speaks to supporters during an election-night event on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in Taylorsville, Utah. McMullin is trying to unseat incumbent U.S. Sen. Mike Lee, a Republican, in the Nov. 8, 2022 election. (AP Photo/Alex Goodlett)
McMullin loss in Utah raises independent candicacy questions