The Green Papers: Utah 2024 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Primary: Tuesday 25 June 2024
General Election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Tuesday 2 January - Monday 8 January 2024 - Filing - Primary .
Tuesday 2 January - Monday 29 April 2024 - Filing - Third/Minor/No Labels/Partisan Lieutenant Governor .
Tuesday 5 March 2024 - Filing Deadline - Independent Presidential .
Tuesday 18 June 2024 - Filing Deadline - Unaffiliated .
Tuesday 25 June 2024 - Primary . Polling hours reportedly 7:00a-8:00p MDT (1300-0200 UTC).
Friday 5 July 2024 - Filing Deadline - Unaffiliated Lieutenant Governor .
Tuesday 3 September 2024 - Filing Deadline - General Election Write-in .
Tuesday 5 November 2024 - General Election . Polling hours reportedly 7:00a-8:00p MST (1400-0300 UTC).
 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 3)
Governor:1 
2020 Census:3,275,252 (1.06% of 309,785,186)
2024, 2028 Electoral Votes:6(0.00% of 538)
2022-2030 Representatives:4(0.92% of 435)
Capital:Salt Lake City
 

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Utah State and Local Government

Utah 2024 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:
Democrats   Republicans


Nomination note: In UTAH, where a single candidate has already received the support of a percentage (set by the party) of the delegates at the Party Convention, that candidate receives the Party's nomination. Otherwise, the top two vote getters at the Convention advance to the Primary. The "Count My Vote" laws lets candidates be nominated by convention or petition their way on to the primary ballot. Independents are allowed to participate in party primaries.

Conventions are held by the Constitution, Democratic, Independent American, Libertarian, Republican, and United Utah parties prior to the primary.

The Constitution, Democratic, Independent American, Libertarian, No Labels, Republican, United Utah, and Utah Forward Parties are ballot qualified.

2024 Presidential Filing Forms from State of Utah Elections Office.

2024 Election Information from State of Utah Elections Office.

4 December 2023: Federal lawsuit Maxfield v Henderson, 4:23cv-112 against the Utah Independent Presidential petition deadline of 8 January 2024. On 7 December 2023, the Utah Independent Presidential petition deadline was changed to 5 March 2023 by stipulation.

2024 Candidate Filings from State of Utah Elections Office.

 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 118th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1
Seat up for regular election
Open
Republican Senator  Willard "Mitt" Romney
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Open Seat - 13 September 2023: " ".... it's time for a new generation of leaders."
 Candidate list (16)
  Candidate Democratic     Caroline Gleich
FEC S4UT00308
  Candidate Democratic     Laird Fetzer "Larry" Hamblin
FEC S2UT00377; 30 Sep 24; Tot $145; Dsb $34
  Candidate Democratic     Archie A. Williams, III
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  John Curtis
3 January 2024: Member of Congress CD 3.
Candidate for the Class 1 Senate Seat in 2024.

FEC S4UT00282; 31 Dec 23; Tot $1,509,077; Dsb $811,141
  Candidate Republican     Jeremy Lewis Friedbaum
FEC S0UT00215
  Candidate Republican     Brent Orrin Hatch
Son the the late Senator Orrin Hatch (Republican).

FEC S4UT00290
  Candidate Republican     Brian Earl Jenkins
FEC S8UT00218
  Candidate Republican     Carolyn Marie Phippen
FEC S4UT00241; 31 Dec 23; Tot $68,469; Dsb $38,973
  Candidate Republican     Joshua R. "Josh" Randall
FEC S4UT00233
  Candidate Republican     Riverton Mayo  Trent Staggs
FEC S4UT00217; 31 Dec 23; Tot $787,196; Dsb $283,720
  Candidate Republican     Chandler H. Tanner
FEC S4UT00258
  Candidate Republican     Jason J. Walton
FEC S4UT00316
  Candidate Republican     Clark S. White
  Candidate Republican     state Representative  Brad R. Wilson
FEC S4UT00209; 31 Dec 23; Tot $3,524,917; Dsb $1,452,695
  Candidate Independent American     former American Fork City Council Member Carlton E. Bowen
FEC S4UT00324
  Candidate Independent     Robert Newcomb
FEC S4UT00274

Class 3 Republican Senator  Mike Lee
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2016, 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 7 November 2028

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024. Term Limit: None, All Governors

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Spencer J. Cox
Previously served as Lieutenant Governor 2013-2020; First elected: 2020
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
17 March 2023: "I promised two terms if the people will have me. So that will be it for me."
 Candidate list (9)
  Candidate Democratic     state Representative  Brian Smith King
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Spencer J. Cox
  Candidate Republican     Sylvia Miera Fisk
  Candidate Republican     T. Carson Jorgensen
  Candidate Republican     state Representative  Phil Lyman
  Candidate Republican     Scott Robbins
  Candidate Libertarian     J. Robert Latham
  Candidate Independent American     Tommy Williams
  Candidate Unaffiliated     Tom Tomeny

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024. Elected on a ticket with the Governor

Seat up for regular election Republican Lieutenant Governor  Deidre M. Henderson
First elected: 2020.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024

118th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2024, 2026. No Term Limit. 118th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
4 Republican (3 Undetermined, 1 Open)

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 1
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Blake David Moore
First elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (5) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Bill Campbell
FEC H4UT01132; 07 Apr 24; Tot $34,000; Dsb $13,728
  Candidate Republican     Derek L. Draper
  Candidate Republican     Paul Miller
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Blake David Moore
FEC H0UT01205; 31 Dec 23; Tot $1,129,139; Dsb $528,416
  Candidate Libertarian     Daniel Rhead Cottam

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 2
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Celeste Maloy
First elected in a Special Election: 21 November 2023 [re: resignation of Chris Stewart (Republican)]
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (6) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Brian Adams
FEC H4UT02403
  Candidate Republican     Colby C. Jenkins
FEC H4UT02387; 31 Dec 23; Tot $126,143; Dsb $3,040
  Candidate Republican     Tyrone "Ty" Jensen
FEC H4UT02361
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Celeste Maloy
FEC H4UT02296; 31 Dec 23; Tot $795,517; Dsb $602,369
  Candidate Constitution     Cassie Easley
FEC H2UT02506
  Candidate Independent     Tyler Murset
FEC H4UT02395
 30 May 2023: Media reports state Member of Congress Chris Stewart plans to resign due to ongoing health issues with his wife. Should he resign, Governor Spencer Cox has 7 days to call a primary and special general election. Per state law, those dates may be this year's municipal election (7 November 2023) and next year's Presidential Primary (5 March 2024), unless the state Legislature appropriates money to hold elections on another date.
31 May 2023: Member of Congress Chris Stewart: ".. my wife's health concerns have made it necessary that I retire from Congress after an orderly transition can be ensured ...."
6 June 2023: Member of Congress Chris Stewart wrote to Governor Cox: "I write to inform you that I hereby irrevocably resign from the U.S. House of Representatives, effective at 11:59 PM Eastern Time on September 15th, 2023." He was first elected in 2012 and re-elected in 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020, and 2022.
7 June 2023: Governor Spencer J. Cox (Republican) called a special session of the state Legislature for 14 June 2023 at 4p local time to set the special primary for 5 September 2023 and the special election for 21 November 2023.
14 June 2023: The state Legislature approved the funding and timeline.
15 September 2023: Resigned.
21 November 2023: Celeste Maloy (Republican) won the special election with 57% of the vote.

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 3
Seat up for regular election
Open
Republican Member of Congress  John Curtis
First elected in a special election: 7 November 2017 [re: resignation of Jason Chaffetz (Republican)]
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Open Seat - 3 January 2024: Candidate for the Class 1 Senate Seat in 2024.
 Candidate list (10) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Glenn J. Wright
FEC H2UT03306; 31 Dec 23; Tot $1,450; Dsb $1,621
  Candidate Republican     Roosevelt Mayor  Rod "JR" Bird, Jr.
18 September 2023: Filed with the FEC US Senate Class 1 S4UT00225.
12 January 2024: Filed with the FEC CD 3 H4UT03302.

FEC H4UT03302; 31 Dec 23; Tot $1,112,272; Dsb $126,182
  Candidate Republican     Lucky Bovo
  Candidate Republican     Kathryn Webb Dahlin
FEC H4UT03328
  Candidate Republican     Auditor John "Frugal" Dougall
FEC H4UT03286
  Candidate Republican     Christopher Niles "Chris" Herrod
FEC H8UT03253 or H8UT03477

FEC H8UT03253
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Michael S. "Mike" Kennedy
FEC H4UT03260
  Candidate Republican     Case McKay Lawrence
FEC H4UT03278
  Candidate Republican     Stewart Peay
FEC H4UT03252 or H8UT03337

FEC H4UT03252
  Candidate Republican     Zach Wilson
FEC H4UT03310

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 4
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Burgess Owens
First elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (4) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Katrina Fallick-Wang
FEC H4UT04060
  Candidate Democratic     Jonathan Lopez
FEC H4UT04078
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Burgess Owens
FEC H0UT04076; 31 Dec 23; Tot $575,507; Dsb $586,931
  Candidate United Utah     Vaughn R. Cook
FEC H4UT04086; 31 Mar 24; Tot $19,604; Dsb $16,081

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024

Seat up for regular election
Open
Republican Attorney General  Sean D. Reyes
Appointed: 23 December 2013 (re: resignation of Attorney General John Swallow [Republican]). First elected in a Special Election: 4 November 2014; re-elected: 2016, 2020.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Open Seat - 8 December 2023: "... I will not seek a fourth term in office. With the filing deadline in Utah just one month away, I wanted to be clear I will serve my current term as AG throughout 2024 but will not be running for reelection."
 Candidate list (8)
  Candidate Democratic     Rudy J. Bautista
  Candidate Democratic     David "Dave" Carlson
  Candidate Republican     former state Representative Derek Brown
  Candidate Republican     Trent E. Christensen
  Candidate Republican     Frank Demcy Mylar
  Candidate Republican     Rachel George Terry
  Candidate Libertarian     W. Andrew McCullough
  Candidate United Utah     Michael Quist

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024

Seat up for regular election Republican Treasurer  Marlo M. Oaks
Appointed: 29 June 2021 [re: resignation of Treasurer David Damschen (Republican)].
First elected in a Special Election 8 November 2022 to fill the remainder of the term which ends in 2025.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (3)
  Candidate Democratic     former state Representative Neal A. Hansen
  Candidate Republican     Treasurer  Marlo M. Oaks
  Candidate Utah Forward     Miles Pomeroy
 

Treasurer David Damschen (Republican), who was a appointed on 11 December 2015 [re: resignation of Treasurer Richard K. Ellis (Republican)]; first elected in 2016; and re-elected in 2020, resigned on 12 April 2021. He announced that he is resigning effective 30 April 2021 to become the President and CEO of the Utah Housing Corporation.
Governor Spencer J. Cox (Republican) will appoint an acting Treasurer from amongst the 3 candidates who will be nominated by the the Utah Republican Party's State Central Committee. The acting Treasurer will serve until a new Treasurer is elected at the next General Election.
27 April 2021: Governor Spencer J. Cox (Republican) appointed Chief Deputy state Treasurer Kirt Slaugh (Republican) acting State Treasurer. The appointment is effective 3 May. Once the Utah Republican Party's Central Committee nominates 3 candidates, Governor Spencer J. Cox (Republican) will select a replacement from those nominees.
David Damschen.
29 June 2021: Governor Spencer J. Cox (Republican) appointed Marlo M. Oaks (Republican) as Treasurer.
There will be a special election on 8 November 2022 to fill the remaining 2 years of the term.
8 November 2022: Marlo M. Oaks (Republican) is first elected in a Special Election to fill the remainder of the term which end in 2025.


Auditor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024

Seat up for regular election
Open
Republican Auditor John "Frugal" Dougall
First elected: 2012; re-elected: 2016, 2020.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Open Seat - Candidate for US House CD 3
 Candidate list (4)
  Candidate Democratic     Catherine Voutaz
  Candidate Republican     former Morgan County Council Member Tina Cannon
  Candidate Republican     Weber County Clerk Auditor  Ricky Hatch
  Candidate Constitution     Jeffrey L. "Jeff" Ostler
 

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   Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Democratic (affiliates): 13 candidates
  Republican: 11 incumbents, 39 candidates
Major Third Parties   Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Constitution (affiliates): 2 candidates
  Green (affiliates)
  Libertarian: 3 candidates
Other Third Parties
  Independent American (affiliate of Constitution): 2 candidates
  Justice Party
  United Utah: 2 candidates
  Unity
  Utah Forward: 1 candidate
Independents
  Independent: 2 candidates
  Unaffiliated: 1 candidate
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Not readily classifiable
 
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 a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


Links Links to other web sites

Election Authority
  State of Utah Elections Office
  Vote.Utah.gov
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  Utah House of Representatives
  Utah Senate Democrats
Democratic
  Utah Democratic Party
Republican
  Utah Republican Party
Third Party
  Being Human Party
  Constitution Party of Utah
  Green Party of Utah
  Independent American Party of Utah
  Justice Party of Utah
  United Utah Party
  Unity Party of Utah
Media & others
  Box Elder News Journal
  Deseret News - Salt Lake City
  KSL TV - NBC - Salt Lake City
  KTVX - ABC - Salt Lake City
  KUTV TV - CBS - Salt Lake City
  Park Record - Park City
  Politics1.com - Utah
  Standard-Examiner - Ogden
  The Daily Herald - Provo
  The Herald Journal - Logan
  The Salt Lake Tribune
  The Times-News - Nephi
  Tooele Transcript Bulletin
  Utah Policy - Politics, Communications & Government Relations
  Vote Utah - KUED

 


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