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Utah's 2nd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
No primary, due to convention

November 4 Election Winner:
Chris Stewart Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Chris Stewart Republican Party
Chris Stewart.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Republican[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]

Utah U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2nd congressional district of Utah will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

Utah is one of 21 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.[3]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Chris Stewart (R), who was first elected in 2012.

Utah's 2nd Congressional District is located in the northern portion of the state and surrounds Salt Lake City and parts of Morgan and Summit counties.[4]


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April 26, 2014, Convention results

Republican Party Republican convention

Democratic Party Democratic convention

District history


On November 6, 2012, Chris Stewart (R) won his first term election to the U.S. House of Representatives, representing the 2nd congressional district of Utah on November 6, 2012.[8]

U.S. House, Utah District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChris Stewart 62.2% 154,523
     Democratic Jay Seegmiller 33.5% 83,176
     Constitution Jonathan D. Garrard 2% 5,051
     Independent Joseph Andrade 1.2% 2,971
     Independent Charles E. Kimball 1.1% 2,824
Total Votes 248,545
Source: Utah Lieutenant Governor "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Jim Matheson won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Morgan Philpot (R), Randall Hinton (Constitution), Dave Glissmeyer (I), and Wayne L. Hill (I).[9]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Utah, Congressional District 2, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Matheson Incumbent 50.5% 127,151
     Republican Morgan Philpot 46.1% 116,001
     Constitution Randall Hinton 1.8% 4,578
     Unaffiliated Dave Glissmeyer 0.9% 2,391
     Unaffiliated Wayne L. Hill 0.7% 1,726
Total Votes 251,847

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