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Poll: Voters Starting To Decide on Candidates

Poll: Voters Starting To Decide on Candidates

Posted - Sep. 12, 2004 at 9:53 p.m.



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(KSL News) -- Utah voters are starting to decide on the candidates, in our latest KSL-TV/Deseret Morning News poll.

Utah Governor

  1. John Huntsman Jr (R) 49%
  2. Scott Matheson Jr. (D) 39%
  3. Undec. 9% The race for governor looks like this: --John Huntsman Junior leads Scott Matheson Jr. by 10 points: 49 to 39 percent. 9 percent are undecided. 1st Cong. Dist.
  4. Rob Bishop (R) 53%
  5. Steve Thompson (D) 23%
  6. Undec. 18% For the congressional races: In the First District, incumbent Rob Bishop leads Steve Thompson by 30 points, with 18% undecided; 2nd Cong. Dist.
  7. Jim Matheson (D) 61%
  8. John Swallow (R) 30%
  9. Undec. 7% In the 2nd District-- Incumbent Jim Matheson has a big lead over John Swallow-- 61 to 30%.. with just 7 percent undecided. 3rd Cong. Dist.
  10. Chris Cannon (R) 51%
  11. Beau Babka (D) 27%
  12. Undec. 17% And in the 3rd District, Incumbent Chris Cannon leads Beau Babka 51 to 27 percent. In the Presidential race-- no surprise really, in how Utah voters are leaning: Race for President
  13. George W. Bush (R) 65%
  14. John Kerry (D) 25%
  15. Ralph Nader 2%
  16. Undec. 6% If the election were today, 65 percent would vote for President Bush; 25% for John Kerry. Ralph Nader gets 2%. U.S. Senate
  17. Bob Bennett (R) 60%
  18. Paul Van Dam (D) 23%
  19. Undec. 14% In the U.S. Senate contest, incumbent Bob Bennett has a large lead over challenger Paul Van Dam-- 60 to 23 percent. Utah Attorney General
  20. Mark Shurtleff (R) 57%
  21. Greg Skordas (D) 20%
  22. Undec. 20% And in the race of the Utah Attorney general, incumbent Mark Shurtleff is ahead of Greg Skordas by 57 to 20 percent. Dan Jones and Associates conducted the poll last week.

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