Utah gubernatorial special election, 2010

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Utah gubernatorial election, 2010
Utah
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November 2, 2010
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  Gary Herbert.jpg Peter Corroon.jpg
Nominee Gary Herbert Peter Corroon
Party Republican Democratic
Running mate Greg Bell Sheryl Allen
Popular vote 412,151 205,246
Percentage 64.1% 31.9%

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County Results

Governor before election

Gary Herbert
Republican

Elected Governor

Gary Herbert
Republican

The 2010 Utah gubernatorial election took place November 2, 2010. It was a special election to fill the remainder of Jon Huntsman's term. Governor Huntsman resigned on 11 August 2009, to become United States Ambassador to China. Lieutenant Governor Gary Herbert assumed the governorship and went on to defeat his Democratic opponent Peter Corroon, in the 2010 election.

Candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Nominee[edit]

Defeated at convention[edit]

  • Richard Martin[1]
  • Daniel Van Oaks, Jr.[1]
State Republican Convention results (first round)[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gary R. Herbert 2,386 70.8%
Republican Daniel Van Oaks, Jr. 830 24.63%
Republican Richard Martin 141 4.18%

Libertarian[edit]

  • W Andrew McCullough[1]

Other[edit]

  • Farley Anderson[1]

General election[edit]

Predictions[edit]

Source Ranking As of
Cook Political Report Solid R[3] October 23, 2010
Rothenberg Safe R[4] October 22, 2010
Swing State Project Likely R[citation needed]
RealClearPolitics Safe R[5] October 23, 2010
Sabato's Crystal Ball Safe R[6] October 21, 2010
CQ Politics Safe R[7] October 22, 2010

Polling[edit]

Poll source Dates administered Gary Herbert (R) Peter Corroon (D)
Rasmussen Reports October 13, 2010 66% 29%
Dan Jones & Associates September 7–13, 2010 52% 31%
Rasmussen Reports August 23, 2010 60% 29%
Rasmussen Reports June 23, 2010 58% 31%
Rasmussen Reports April 8, 2010 57% 29%
Mason-Dixon January 18–20, 2010 55% 30%
Dan Jones & Associates January 12–13, 2010 48% 35%
Dan Jones & Associates November 19–23, 2009 56% 32%

Results[edit]

Utah special gubernatorial election, 2010[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Gary Herbert 412,151 64.07% -13.56%
Democratic Peter Corroon 205,246 31.90% +12.18%
Independent Farley Anderson 13,038 2.03%
Libertarian W. Andrew McCullough 12,871 2.00% -0.62%
Majority 206,905 32.16% -25.75%
Turnout 643,306
Republican hold Swing

See also[edit]

United States gubernatorial elections, 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "2010 Candidates". Utah Lieutenant Governor. 
  2. ^ Round 1 Results: Candidates for Utah Governor Accessed May 8, 2010
  3. ^ "2010 Governors Race Ratings". Cook Political Report. Retrieved October 23, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Governor Ratings". Rothenberg Political Report. Retrieved October 23, 2010. 
  5. ^ "2010 Governor Races". RealClearPolitics. Retrieved October 23, 2010. 
  6. ^ "2010 Governor Ratings". Sabato's Crystal Ball. Retrieved October 23,010. 
  7. ^ "Races for Governor in 2010". CQ Politics. Retrieved October 23, 2010. 
  8. ^ http://elections.utah.gov/electionresults.html

External links[edit]

Official campaign sites