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Utah Governor Special Election - Herbert vs. Corroon

Candidates

Peter Corroon

Peter Corroon (D)

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Gary Herbert

Gary Herbert (R)*

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Utah Snapshot

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RCP Ranking:
2010 Key Races:
Senate | UT-2

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2008:
President
2006: Senate | UT-1 | UT-2 | UT-3
2004: President | Gov | Sen | UT-1 | UT-2 | UT-3

Polling Data

PollDateSampleCorroon (D)Herbert (R)Spread
Final Results----31.864.2Herbert +32.4
RCP Average10/13 - 10/28--30.062.7Herbert +32.7
Deseret News10/25 - 10/281206 LV2963Herbert +34
Mason-Dixon10/25 - 10/27625 LV3259Herbert +27
Rasmussen Reports10/13 - 10/13500 LV2966Herbert +37

All Utah Governor Special Election - Herbert vs. Corroon Polling Data

Race Analysis

Despite Utah’s deep Republican roots, the state has been known to elect Democratic governors. From 1964 through 1984, the Democrats never relinquished the governor’s mansion. But they have endured a lengthy dry spell since then, as three different Republicans have won gubernatorial races.

Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr. was elected in 2004. Shortly after he was re-elected in 2008 with 78 percent of the vote, President Obama appointed him ambassador to China. Lieutenant Governor Gary Herbert took over for him. Utah law actually requires a special election in these circumstances, and so this fall, Herbert will face off against Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon. In a state where a majority of voters strongly disapprove of the job President Obama is doing, Herbert is expected to coast.

Polling Data

PollDateSampleCorroon (D)Herbert (R)Spread
Final Results----31.864.2Herbert +32.4
RCP Average10/13 - 10/28--30.062.7Herbert +32.7
Deseret News10/25 - 10/281206 LV2963Herbert +34
Mason-Dixon10/25 - 10/27625 LV3259Herbert +27
Deseret News10/11 - 10/14600 LV3358Herbert +25
Rasmussen Reports10/13 - 10/13500 LV2966Herbert +37
UtahPolicy/Western Wats9/30 - 10/3600 RV2758Herbert +31
Deseret News9/7 - 9/13600 LV3152Herbert +21
Rasmussen Reports8/23 - 8/23500 LV2960Herbert +31
Rasmussen Reports6/23 - 6/23500 LV3158Herbert +27
Mason-Dixon4/26 - 4/28400 RV3061Herbert +31
Rasmussen Reports4/8 - 4/81000 LV2957Herbert +28
Mason-Dixon1/18 - 1/20625 RV3055Herbert +25