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Utah House District 2

Previous Election Results

1996 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Merrill Cook Republican 129,963 55.0%
Ross Anderson Democratic 100,283 42.4%
Arly Pedersen Indep amer 3,070 1.3%
Catherine Carter Natural law 2,981 1.3%
1996 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ross Anderson Democratic 9,716 55.5%
Kelly Atkinson Democratic 7,778 44.5%
1996 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Merrill Cook Republican 18,507 51.7%
R. Todd Neilson Republican 17,257 48.3%
1998 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Merrill Cook Republican 93,718 52.8%
Lily Eskelsen Democratic 77,198 43.5%
Ken Larsen Independent 3,998 2.3%
Brian Swim Libertarian 1,390 0.8%
Arly Pedersen Indep amer 813 0.5%
Robert Lesh Natural law 524 0.3%
2000 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Matheson Democratic 145,021 55.9%
Derek Smith Republican 107,114 41.3%
Bruce Bangerter Indep amer 4,704 1.8%
Peter Pixton Libertarian 2,165 0.8%
Steven Voris Independent 597 0.2%
2000 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Derek Smith Republican 37,494 58.9%
Merril Cook Republican 26,199 41.1%
2002 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Matheson Democratic 110,764 49.4%
John Swallow Republican 109,123 48.7%
Patrick Diehl Green 2,589 1.2%
Ron Copier Libertarian 1,622 0.7%
2002 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Swallow Republican 22,689 52.3%
Tim Bridgewater Republican 20,705 47.7%
2004 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Matheson Democratic 187,250 54.8%
John Swallow Republican 147,778 43.2%
Jeremy Petersen Constitution 3,541 1.0%
Patrick Diehl Green 2,189 0.6%
Ronald Amos Pers choice 1,210 0.4%
2004 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Swallow Republican 28,137 53.0%
Tim Bridgewater Republican 24,960 47.0%
2006 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Matheson Democratic 133,231 59.0%
LaVar Christensen Republican 84,234 37.3%
David Perry Constitution 3,395 1.5%
Bob Brister Green 3,338 1.5%
Austin Lett Libertarian 1,620 0.7%
2008 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Matheson Democratic 220,666 63.4%
Bill Dew Republican 120,083 34.5%
Mathew Arndt Libertarian 4,576 1.3%
Dennis Emery Constitution 3,000 0.9%
2010 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Matheson Democratic 127,151 50.5%
Morgan Philpot Republican 116,001 46.1%
Randall Hinton Constitution 4,578 1.8%
Dave Glissmeyer Unaffiliated 2,391 0.9%
Wayne Hill Unaffiliated 1,726 0.7%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Matheson Democratic 23,067 67.3%
Claudia Wright Democratic 11,227 32.7%
2012 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Chris Stewart Republican 154,523 62.2%
Jay Seegmiller Democratic 83,176 33.5%
Jonathan Garrard Constitution 5,051 2.0%
Joseph Andrade Unaffiliated 2,971 1.2%
Charles Kimball Unaffiliated 2,824 1.1%

Demographic Data

Population 703,528
Percentage White 86.2%
Percentage Black 1.6%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 1.0%
Percentage Asian 2.5%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1.3%
Percentage Mixed Race 2.1%
Percentage Other Race 5.2%
 
Percentage Hispanic 14.1%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 78.2%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 1.4%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 1.4%
 
Median Household Income $51,018
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 40.4%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 14.4%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 10.5%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 18.8%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 78.2%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.2%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 0.4%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 12.1%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 45.0%
Percentage with a College Degree 30.6%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 36.9%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 25.7%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 13.1%
 
Percentage Married Couples 55.8%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 25.8%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.3%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.2%

Last updated 8:16pm November 21, 2014
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