Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Presidential Election -- Utah

Electoral votes: 5

2004 result: Bush 72%, Kerry 26%

2000 result: Bush 67%, Gore 26%

Most recent Democratic win (1964): Johnson 55%, Goldwater 45%

African American percentage: 1.0% (national average is 12.8%)

Link to polls in Real Clear Politics

Utah has provided the largest Republican margin of victory in any one state, in several recent elections. Bill Clinton finished third in Utah in 1992, behind Ross Perot.

The polls indicate that this year will be no different. Five electoral votes in the McCain column.

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