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2014
11/4/2014

General Election

Attorney General: Reyes vs. Stormont, Congressional Races, gay marriage, Attorney General scandal, voting experience, politician favorability ratings, economy, hypothetical Matheson races, and issue attitudes.


2012
11/6/2012

General Election

President: Romney vs. Obama, U.S. Senate: Hatch vs. Howell, Governor: Herbert vs. Cooke, Congressional Races, politician favorability ratings, Affordable Care Act, terrorism, candidate characteristics, economy, other issue attitudes.


2010
11/2/2010

General Election

Senate: Lee vs. Granato, Congressional races, Utah 63: Sanpei vs. Jarvis, Utah 48: Christensen vs. Beck, Utah 58: Sandstrom vs. Baugh, immigration, TARP, stimulus, tea party, health care reform, gay marriage, the role of government, state issues, social media, traditional media, political participation, candidate appeal, and more.


2008
11/4/2008

Presidential and Statewide General Election

President: Obama vs. McCain, Governor: Huntsman vs. Springmeyer, Congressional races, Utah Senate District 8: Morgan vs. Walker, Utah House District 49: Seegmiller vs. Curtis, voting experience, immigration, media, populism, candidate attributes, and economy.

6/1/2008

Republican Primary 3rd Congressional District

Congress: Chaffetz vs. Cannon, vote confidence, immigration, candidate attributes, No Child Left Behind, abortion, and populism.


2007
11/6/2007

Sale Lake Mayoral General Election

Salt Lake Mayor: Becker vs. Buhler, vouchers, candidate attributes, perceptions of Salt Lake City government, and voting experience.


2006
11/7/2006

General Election

Senate: Hatch vs. Ashdown, Congressional races, county Propositions, voting experience, immigration, candidate favorability ratings, Iraq War, and media.


2004
11/2/2004

Presidential and Statewide General Election

President: Bush vs. Kerry, Governor: Huntsman vs. Matheson, Senate: Bennett vs. Van Dam, Congressional races, Constitutional Amendment 3 on same-sex marriage, Open Spaces Initiative, gun control, and candidate favorability ratings.


2003
11/4/2003

Salt Lake Mayoral General Election

Salt Lake City Mayor: Anderson vs. Pignanelli, bonding, issue ratings, group favorability ratings, candidate favorability ratings, and Main Street Plaza.


2002
11/5/2002

General Election

Congressional races, patriotism and September 11th, Olympics, Legacy highway, Leavitt performance ratings, perception of group influence and bias, environment, gun control, candidate attributes, education, candidate favorability ratings, contact with candidates, media, and negative campaigning.


2000
11/7/2000

Presidential and Statewide General Election

President: Bush vs. Gore, Governor: Leavitt vs. Orton, Senate: Hatch vs. Howell, Congressional races, Olympics, gun control, perceptions of media influence and bias, environment, education, growth, perceptions of government funding, perception of candidates, favorability ratings, and contact with candidates.


1998
11/3/1998

General Election

Senate: Bennett vs. Leckman, Congressional races, religion, gun control, Y2K, internet usage, polygamy, immigration, environment, Olympics, perceptions of government funding, political involvement, Clinton/Lewinsky scandal, perceptions of media bias, and campaign reform.


1996
11/5/1996

Presidential and Statewide General Election

President: Clinton vs. Dole, Governor: Leavitt vs. Bradley, Congressional races, negative campaigning, perceptions of ideology, religion, perceived media bias, environmental, perceived political power of interest groups, perceptions of political involvement, perceptions of government funding, voter pamphlet, candidate favorability, and environment.


1994
11/8/1994

General Election

Senate: Hatch vs. Shea, Congressional races, term limits, political interest, political knowledge, religion, education, perceived media bias, gun control, perceptions of government funding, Olympics bid, foreign policy, health care, candidate favorability, and perceived candidate ideology.


1992
11/3/1992

Presidential and Statewide General Election

President: Bush vs. Clinton vs. Perot, Governor: Leavitt vs. Hanson, Senate: Bennett vs. Owens, Congressional races, perceptions of government funding, health care, candidate contact, gambling, environment, foreign policy, abortion, negative campaigning, and perceived candidate ideology.


1990
11/6/1990

General Election

Congressional races, perceptions of government funding, Congressional approval, environment, religion, foreign policy, candidate favorability, and abortion.


1988
11/8/1988

Presidential and Statewide General Election

President: Bush vs. Dukakis, Governor: Bangerter vs. Wilson, Senate: Hatch vs. Moss, Congressional races, three state initiatives and information sources, perceptions of government funding, environment, and direct democracy.


1986
11/8/1986

General Election

Senate: Garn vs. Oliver, Congressional races, negative campaigns, three state propositions, political involvement, perceptions of government funding, foreign policy, objections to exit polling.


1984
11/6/1984

Presidential and Statewide General Election

President: Reagan vs. Mondale, Governor: Bangerter vs. Owens, Congressional races, information sources for Presidential Election, candidate favorability, and political parties in Utah.


1982
11/2/1982

General Election

Senate: Hatch vs. Wilson, Congressional races, four state propositions, media, and candidate favorability.


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