3 seats: 1D, 2R
Where It Ranks Among the States (House Elections 2000)
- Voter Turnout: 23rd (52 %)
- Victory Margin: 11th (26%)
Facts in Focus
Voter turnout was the highest in Utah since 1992, when it was 66%.
The average margin of victory in Utah's U.S. House races
was 26% in 2000.
Barely one out of three adults in Utah voted for the person
who represents them in the U.S. House
- In 1996, Republicans won all three U.S.
House seats with 58% of votes cast. In 2000, Republicans won 67% of
seats with 56% of
- Republican James Hansen is the only House
Member in Utah elected before 1996. He won has all his elections in
the 1992-2000 period by landslide margins.
Utah ranked in 2000