Utah

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 2000.
  • 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 votes.
  • 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.


How Utah ranked in 2000
 


 
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