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Utah's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

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Utah's 3rd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Jason Chaffetz Republican Party
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Utah U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 3rd Congressional District of Utah will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 20, 2014
June 24, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Utah is one of 22 states with a mixed primary system. Parties decide who may vote. Registered Democrats and unaffiliated voters may vote in the Democratic primary. Only registered Republicans can vote in the Republican primary.[1]

Voter registration: Voters must register to vote in the primary by either May 25, 2014, by mail, or June 9, 2014, online. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 6, 2014.[2]

See also: Utah elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Jason Chaffetz (R), who was first elected in 2008.

Utah's 3rd Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Daggett, Summit, Morgan, Utah, Wasatch, Duchesne, Uintah, Carbon, Grand, Emery, Sanpete, Sevier, Piute, Wayne, Garfield, San Juan and Kane counties.[3]

Candidates

Campaign contributions

Jason Chaffetz

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Chaffetz's reports.[4]

Jason Chaffetz (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[5]July 22, 2013$117,793.29$89,247.90$(61,191.99)$145,849.20
July Quarterly[6]July 15, 2013$145,849.20$165,998.16$(128,465.23)$183,382.13
October Quarterly[7]October 14, 2013$183,382.13$49,514.24$(57,325.96)$175,570.41
Year-End[8]January 29, 2014$175,570$85,169$(95,242)$165,497
April Quarterly[9]April 14, 2014$167,004.76$111,326.59$(92,914.86)$185,416.49
Running totals
$501,255.89$(435,140.04)

District history

Candidate Ballot Access
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2012

The 3rd Congressional District of Utah held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Jason Chaffetz won re-election.[10]

U.S. House, Utah District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJason Chaffetz Incumbent 76.6% 198,828
     Democratic Soren D. Simonsen 23.4% 60,719
Total Votes 259,547
Source: Utah Lieutenant Governor "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Jason Chaffetz won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Karen Hyer (D), Douglas Sligting (Constitution), Jake Shannon (L) and Joseph L. Puente (Unaffiliated) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Utah District 3 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJason Chaffetz incumbent 72.3% 139,721
     Democratic Karen Hyer 22.9% 44,320
     Constitution Douglas Sligting 2.4% 4,596
     Libertarian Jake Shannon 1.5% 2,945
     Unaffiliated Joseph L. Puente 0.8% 1,604
Total Votes 193,186

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