Utah's 3rd Congressional District

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Utah's 3rd congressional district
UT 3rd District Map.PNG
Current incumbentJason Chaffetz Republican Party
Population708,809
Gender49.9% Male, 50.1% Female
Race90.7% White, 1.6% Native American, 1.7% Asian
Ethnicity10.6% Hispanic
Unemployment7.6%
Median household income$59,687
High school graduation rate93%
College graduation rate35.2%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 3rd Congressional District of Utah is a congressional district in central and west central portions of the state.

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.[1]

The district previously covered nearly all of Utah County and the west side of Salt Lake County, in central and west central Utah.

The current representative of the 3rd congressional district is Jason Chaffetz (R). He was re-elected in 2012.

Elections

2014

See also: Utah's 3rd congressional district elections, 2014

The 3rd congressional district of Utah will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Utah's 3rd congressional district elections, 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.[2]

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.[3]

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

2008
On November 4, 2008, Jason Chaffetz won election to the United States House. He defeated Bennion L. Spencer (D) and Jim Noorlander (Constitution) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Utah District 3 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJason Chaffetz 65.6% 187,035
     Democratic Bennion L. Spencer 28.3% 80,626
     Constitution Jim Noorlander 6.1% 17,408
Total Votes 285,069

2006
On November 7, 2006, Chris Cannon won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Christian Burridge (D), Jim Noorlander (Constitution Party) and Philip Lear Hallman (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Utah District 3 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChris Cannon incumbent 57.7% 95,455
     Democratic Christian Burrdige 32.2% 53,330
     Constitution Party Jim Noorlander 8.8% 14,533
     Libertarian Phil Lear Hallman 1.3% 2,080
Total Votes 165,398

2004
On November 2, 2004, Chris Cannon won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Beau Babka (D), Ronald Winfield (Constitution Party), Curtis Darrell James (Personal Choice) and Jim Dexter (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Utah District 3 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChris Cannon incumbent 63.4% 173,010
     Democratic Beau Babka 32.5% 88,748
     Constitution Party Ronald Winfield 1.9% 5,089
     Personal Choice Curtis Darrell James 0.9% 2,390
     Libertarian Jim Dexter 1.4% 3,691
Total Votes 272,928

2002
On November 5, 2002, Chris Cannon won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Nancy Jane Woodside (D), Kitty K. Burton (L) and John William Maurin (Write-in) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Utah District 3 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChris Cannon incumbent 67.4% 103,598
     Democratic Nancy Jane Woodside 29% 44,533
     Libertarian Kitty K. Burton 3.6% 5,511
     Write-in John William Maurin 0% 1
Total Votes 153,643

2000
On November 7, 2000, Chris Cannon won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Donald Dunn (D), Michael J. Lehman (I), Kitty K. Burton (L) and Randall Tolpinrud (Natural Law) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Utah District 3 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChris Cannon incumbent 58.5% 138,943
     Democratic Donald Dunn 37.3% 88,547
     Independent Michael J. Lehman 2.3% 5,436
     Libertarian Kitty K. Burton 1.5% 3,570
     Natural Law Randall Tolpinrud 0.4% 852
Total Votes 237,348

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 3rd congressional district of Utah after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Utah

In 2011, the Utah State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.


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