The Green Papers: Utah 2006 Midterm Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Primary: Tuesday 27 June 2006
General Election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Electoral Votes:5(0.93% of 538)
Governor:1 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 3)
2002-2010 Representatives:3(0.69% of 435)
2000 Census:2,236,714 (0.79% of 281,998,273)
Estimated Voting age population (November 2000):1,465,000
Registered Voters (November 2000):1,123,238
Capital:Salt Lake City
Tuesday 27 June 2006 polling hours 7:00a MDT (1300 UTC) to 8:00p MDT (0200 UTC).
Tuesday 7 November 2006 polling hours 7:00a MST (1400 UTC) to 8:00p MST (0300 UTC).
 

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Utah State and Local Government


UTAH PRIMARY

Tuesday 27 June 2006

UTAH election returns from an official source
UTAH election results from a media source

All races involving an Incumbent are in boldface and also marked with an asterisk (*)

Contested U.S. HOUSE races:

  • CD 3:
    • Republicans have renominated Christopher B. "Chris" Cannon*
 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 109th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1
Seat up for election
Republican Senator Orrin G. Hatch
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
First elected: 1976; re-elected: 1982, 1988, 1994, 2000
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 27 June 2006 Primary
 Polls: Republican Senator Orrin G. Hatch
  Elected Republican 344,416 62.62% Senator Orrin G. Hatch
FEC: $4,880,281
  Candidate Democratic 169,369 30.80% Peter Lynn Ashdown
FEC: $256,050
  Candidate Constitution 20,644 3.75% Scott N. Bradley
FEC: $24,733
  Candidate Personal Choice 8,963 1.63% Roger Ira Price
FEC: $6,172
  Candidate Libertarian 4,210 0.77% Dave Starr Seely
FEC finanical report not available
  Candidate Desert Greens 2,373 0.43% Julian Hatch
FEC finanical report not available
  Candidate Write-in     S. Toney
FEC finanical report not available
Total 549,975 100.00%  

Class 3 Republican Senator Robert F. Bennett
First elected: 1992; re-elected: 1998, 2004.
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008. Term Limit: 3 consecutive 4-year terms, All Governors

  Republican Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.
First elected: 2004
Chair up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008. Elected on a ticket with the Governor

  Republican Lieutenant Governor Gary R. Herbert
First elected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

109th U.S. House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle 2006, 2008. No Term Limit. 109th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
2 Republican (2 Renominated);
1 Democratic (1 Renominated)

CD 1
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Seat up for election
Republican Congressman Robert William "Rob" Bishop
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 27 June 2006 Primary
 Polls: Republican Congressman Robert William "Rob" Bishop
  Elected Republican 109,504 63.32% Congressman Robert William "Rob" Bishop
FEC: $364,797
  Candidate Democratic 55,748 32.24% Steven Olsen
FEC: $60,115
  Candidate Constitution 5,304 3.07% Mark E. Hudson
FEC: $6,368
  Candidate Libertarian 2,376 1.37% Lynn Badler
FEC finanical report not available
Total 172,932 100.00%  

CD 2
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Seat up for election
Democratic Congressman James David "Jim" Matheson
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 27 June 2006 Primary
 Polls: Democratic Congressman James David "Jim" Matheson
  Elected Democratic 126,880 58.99% Congressman James David "Jim" Matheson
FEC: $1,860,573
  Candidate Republican 80,429 37.39% LaVar Christensen
FEC: $865,800
  Candidate Constitution 3,200 1.49% W. David Perry
FEC finanical report not available
  Candidate Green 3,078 1.43% Bob Brister
FEC finanical report not available
  Candidate Libertarian 1,511 0.70% Austin Sherwood Lett
FEC finanical report not available
Total 215,098 100.00%  

CD 3
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Seat up for election
Republican Congressman Christopher B. "Chris" Cannon
• Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
Renominated - 27 June 2006 Primary
 Polls: Republican Congressman Christopher B. "Chris" Cannon
  Elected Republican 92,621 57.84% Congressman Christopher B. "Chris" Cannon
FEC: $1,168,740
  Candidate Democratic 51,396 32.10% Christian Burridge
FEC: $62,396
  Candidate Constitution 14,116 8.82% James Michael "Jim" Noorlander
FEC: $26,602
  Candidate Libertarian 1,998 1.25% Philip Lear "Phil" Hallman
FEC finanical report not available
Total 160,131 100.00%  

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Republican Attorney General Mark Shurtleff
First elected: 2000; re-elected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Republican Treasurer Edward T. "Ed" Alter
First elected: 1980; re-elected: 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Auditor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Republican Auditor Auston G. Johnson
Auditor since July 1995; first elected 1996; re-elected: 2000, 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties
  Democratic (affiliates): 1 incumbent, 4 candidates
  Republican: 9 incumbents, 4 candidates
Major Third Parties
  Desert Greens (affiliate of Green): 1 candidate
  Green (affiliates): 1 candidate
  Libertarian: 4 candidates
Other Third Parties
  Constitution (affiliates): 4 candidates
  Personal Choice: 1 candidate
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Write-in: 1 candidate
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from an election authority that this candidate is actually on the ballot.
 
FEC indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary "Total Receipts" for candidates for Federal Office.

 


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  Gubernatorial Popular Vote by Party  
  U.S. House Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party  
  Close Contests Summary - Decision by 2% or less  
  Contests Where No Candidate Received a Majority  
 
  Contests to Watch and Polling Data  
 
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  2006 Partisan Composition by State  
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  Senate Electoral Classes  
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