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Utah's 4th Congressional District

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Utah's 4th Congressional District
UT 4th District Map.PNG
Current incumbentJim Matheson Democratic Party
Population702,782
Gender50.3% Male, 49.7% Female
Race86.8% White, 1.4% Black, 2.8% Asian, 1.4 Native Hawaiian
Ethnicity16.3% Hispanic
Unemployment7.3%
Median household income$57,124
High school graduation rate89.3%
College graduation rate27%
Utah's 4th Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state and includes Salt Lake, Tooele, Juab, Millard, Beaver, Iron and Washington counties.[1]

The current representative of the 4th Congressional District is Jim Matheson (D). The 4th District was created as a result of the 2010 Census.

Elections

2014

See also: Utah's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 4th Congressional District of Utah held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Mia Love (R) defeated Doug Owens (D), Jim Vein (L), Tim Aalders (IA) and Collin Robert Simonsen (C) in the general election.

U.S. House, Utah District 4 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMia Love 50% 64,390
     Democratic Doug Owens 46.8% 60,165
     Libertarian Jim Vein 0.9% 1,154
     Independent Tim Aalders 1.4% 1,764
     Constitution Collin Robert Simonsen 0.9% 1,214
Total Votes 128,687
Source: Utah.gov Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.

2012

See also: Utah's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

In the 2012 general election, Democrat Jim Matheson was elected to the newly created 4th Congressional District of Utah. Matheson defeated Mia Love (R) and Jim Vein (L) in a tight race that was determined to be too close to call well after the polls closed on November 6, 2012. Love conceded the following day.[2]

U.S. House, Utah District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Matheson Incumbent 48.8% 119,803
     Republican Mia B. Love 48.5% 119,035
     Libertarian Jim L. Vein 2.6% 6,439
Total Votes 245,277
Source: Utah Lieutenant Governor "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Redistricting

In 2011, the Utah State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census. The 4th Congressional District is a newly created district.

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