2012 Utah House Race for District 3 - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the Utah house race in district 3. This includes candidates, dates, and political views. The tables below show the candidates for the general election with an option to compare those candidates after the primary. This is followed by the primary candidates and the number of political views we have for each representative. Selecting one of these representatives takes you to the profile for this candidate and a full list of their political positions, speeches, and controversies.

2012 Utah House Race for District 3 - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
Utah house election - class or district 3
PercVotesPartyCandidate
76.4%180760RJason Chaffetz
23.6%55879DSoren Simonsen
Election Information for Utah
Primary DateJune 26, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentJason Chaffetz
Incumbent StatusSeeking Re-election
Election ProjectionSolid Republican
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 Utah House Race for District 3

Democrats - Primary Election
 
Democrat house Primary Election in Utah - class or district 3
PercVotesCandidateViews
100%1Soren Simonsen0
Republicans - Primary Election
 
Republican house Primary Election in Utah - class or district 3
PercVotesCandidateViews
100%1Jason Chaffetz32

Description of Election

Primary Election

On April 21, 2012 the Utah GOP selected Jason Chaffetz as their candidate over a small field of candidates. The Democratic party selected Soren Simonsen as their candidate in this district, meaning there is no true primary on either side.

Important Dates

DateImportant Item
May 29, 2012Last day to register to vote by mail for the June 26, 2012 primary election.
June 11, 2012Last day to register to vote in person or online for the June 26, 2012 primary election.
June 26, 2012Primary election date for the President, Senate, House, and Governor.
November 06, 2012General election date - House, Senate, and President on the ballot.

House District 3 in Utah

House District 3 in Utah

Past Election Results

Election Results for House district 3 in Utah in 2012
Past Election Results - Utah District 3
Karen Hyer
23%
2010
72%
Jason Chaffetz
Bennion Spencer
28%
2008
66%
Jason Chaffetz
Christian Burridge
32%
2006
58%
Chris Cannon
Beau Babka
33%
2004
63%
Chris Cannon
Nancy Jane Woodside
29%
2002
67%
Chris Cannon
Donald Dunn
37%
2000
59%
Chris Cannon
Donald Dunn
68%
1998
77%
Chris Cannon
Bill Orton
47%
1996
51%
Chris Cannon
Bill Orton
59%
1994
40%
Dixie Thompson
Bill Orton
59%
1992
37%
Richard R. Harringto