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McMullin Surges In Utah Polls

Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin is surging in the polls in Utah and drawing large crowds at rallies as he becomes the conduit for conservative voters fed up with Republican Donald Trump's crudeness and antics.

The Republican stronghold of Utah is suddenly a toss-up state amid widespread rejection of Trump. Polls show McMullin closing in on the Republican nominee and Democrat Hillary Clinton. That means Utah may elect a non-Republican presidential candidate for the first time since 1964.

Though McMullin is only on the ballot in 11 states, there's even talk of the 40-year-old becoming president in a wild, exceedingly unlikely scenario in which neither Trump or Democrat Hillary Clinton gets enough electoral votes and Congress is left to decide.