Who Won Utah Elections in 2008?

Jason Chaffetz
Date: 
Nov 4, 2008

Utah Governor Jon Huntsman Jr faced re-election in 2008 and easily defeated Democratic challenger Bob Springmeyer.

Jason Chaffetz (pictured) defeated incumbent Chris Cannon in the Republican primary for District 3, and then went on to easily win the seat in the general election.

Utah Senator Bob Bennett will be up for re-election in 2010, while Senator Orrin Hatch's term expires in 2012.

John McCain won Utah's 5 electoral votes.

Governor
Winner
Governor Jon Huntsman REP Incumbent 77.6%
House Of Representatives
Winner
1st District Rob Bishop REP Incumbent 64.9%
2nd District Jim Matheson DEM Incumbent 63.4%
3rd District Jason Chaffetz REP 65.6%