Utah's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

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Utah's 3rd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
No primary, due to conventions

Incumbent prior to election:
Jason Chaffetz Republican Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Republican[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]


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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.

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 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.[4]

Candidates

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April 26, 2014, Convention results

Republican Party Republican convention [6]

Democratic Party Democratic convention

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District history

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.[9]

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 U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Karen Hyer (D), Douglas Sligting (Constitution), Jake Shannon (L), and Joseph L. Puente (I).[10]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Utah, Congressional District 3, 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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