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Bennett lost in the nominating convention in 2010.

Sen. Robert F. Bennett (R-Utah)

  • District: Junior Senator from Utah
  • Residence: Salt Lake City
  • Born: September 18, 1933; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Religion: Mormon
  • Family: Wife, Joyce Bennett; six children
  • Education: U. of Utah, B.S. 1957 (political science)
  • Military Service: Utah National Guard 1957-60
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. Senate, 1993-2011; defeated in party convention for the U.S. Senate, 2010
  • Elected: Elected: 1992 (3rd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Agriculture; Defense; Energy-Water - Ranking Member; Interior-Environment; State-Foreign Operations; Transportation-HUD); Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs (Financial Institutions; Securities, Insurance & Investment; Security & International Trade); Energy & Natural Resources (Energy; Public Lands & Forests; Water & Power); Rules & Administration - Ranking Member; Joint Economic; Joint Library - Ranking Member; Joint Printing
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State Information: Utah

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Mike Lee (R) 390,179 61.6%
Sam Granato (D) 207,685 32.8%
Scott Bradley (CNSTP) 35,937 5.7%
Brian Kamerath (WRI) 20  
Cody Judy (WRI) 2  
2004 general Robert Bennett (R) 626,640 68.7%
R. Van Dam (D) 258,955 28.4%
Gary Van Horn (C) 17,289 1.9%
Joe Labonte (PC) 8,824 1%
1998 general Robert F. Bennett (R) 316,652 64%
Scott Leckman (D) 163,172 33%
Gary R. Van Horn (IA) 15,073 3%
David E. Workman (Write-In) 12  
1992 general Robert F. Bennett (R) 420,069 55.4%
Wayne Owens (D) 301,228 39.7%
Anita R. Morrow (POP) 17,549 2.3%
Maury Modine (LIBERT) 14,341 1.9%
Patricia Grogan (SW) 5,292 0.7%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 34.41% John McCain: 62.58%
2004 John Kerry: 26% George W. Bush: 72%
2000 Al Gore: 26% George W. Bush: 67%
1996 Bill Clinton: 33% Robert Dole: 54%
1992 Bill Clinton: 25% George H. W. Bush: 43%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 32% George H. W. Bush: 66%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 25% :

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