Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 Republican National Committee via Getty ImagesFormer NFL player Burgess Owens addresses the Republican National Convention on Aug. 26, 2020. (Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 Republican National Committee via Getty Images)
Democratic U.S. Rep. Ben McAdams of Utah narrowly lost his re-election bid against former NFL player Burgess Owens, allowing Republicans to regain control of all four congressional seats in the state.
McAdams conceded in an online news conference on Monday afternoon shortly before The Associated Press determined Owens had won the closely watched race in the suburban Salt Lake City congressional district.
Owens won by less than 1 percent of the votes in a district that has seen razor-thin margins over the last decade.
McAdams, who was elected in 2018, said he will continue to work through the end of his term to ensure a smooth transition.
“My campaign was centered