2022 United States Senate election in Utah

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Party Republican Democratic

Incumbent U.S. senator

Mike Lee
Republican



The 2022 United States Senate election in Utah will be held on November 8, 2022, to elect a member of the United States Senate to represent the State of Utah.

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared

Republican candidates[a]

Potential

Endorsements

Mike Lee
Organizations

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size[b]
Margin
of error
Becky
Edwards
Ally
Isom
Mike
Lee
Brendan
Wright
Other Undecided
Dan Jones & Associates October 14–21, 2021 469 (LV) ± 4.5% 7% 2% 53% 6% 32%
OH Predictive Insights August 2–8, 2021 337 (RV) ± 5.3% 3% 2% 45% 3% 48%
RMG Research June 24–25, 2021 587 (LV) ± 4.0% 11% 47% 8% 33%

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared

Potential

Declined

Independents

Candidates

Declared

Independent candidates[a]

Endorsements

Evan McMullin
U.S. Representatives
State officials
Individuals
Organizations
  • Renew America Movement[21]

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[22] Solid R November 19, 2021
Inside Elections[23] Solid R January 7, 2022
Sabato's Crystal Ball[24] Safe R November 3, 2021
RCP[25] Safe R January 10, 2022
Hypothetical polling
with Mike Lee and Generic Opponent
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size[b]
Margin
of error
Mike
Lee (R)
Generic
Opponent
Undecided
Dan Jones & Associates/Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce February 28 – March 11, 2020 798 (LV) ± 3.47% 49% 40%[c] 10%
Dan Jones & Associates/Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce October 3–10, 2019 600 (LV) ± 4% 47% 41%[c] 13%
Dan Jones & Associates/Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce June 11 – July 1, 2019 801 (LV) 45% 44%[c] 11%

Notes

  1. ^ a b The images in this gallery are in the public domain or are otherwise free to use. This gallery should not be construed as a list of major or noteworthy candidates. If a candidate is not included in this gallery, it is only because there are no high-quality, copyright-free photographs of them available on the Internet.
  2. ^ a b Key:
    A – all adults
    RV – registered voters
    LV – likely voters
    V – unclear
  3. ^ a b c Listed as "Time to give someone new a chance to serve" (as opposed to "should be re-elected")

References

  1. ^ a b "US Senate candidate Becky Edwards visits Southern Utah during campaign to unseat Mike Lee". St George News. November 24, 2021.
  2. ^ "Edwards to challenge Lee for U.S. Senate seat". Fox 13 News. May 27, 2021. Archived from the original on May 27, 2021. Retrieved May 27, 2021.
  3. ^ "Meet Ally Isom, the latest Republican seeking to defeat Utah Sen. Mike Lee in 2022". The Salt Lake Tribune. Archived from the original on July 15, 2021. Retrieved July 15, 2021.
  4. ^ Schott, Bryan (February 9, 2021). "In fundraising appeal, Sen. Mike Lee claims the anti-Trump Lincoln Project is gunning for him next year". The Salt Lake Tribune. Archived from the original on March 9, 2021. Retrieved March 14, 2021.
  5. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on July 15, 2021. Retrieved February 24, 2021.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ Richards, Connor (March 8, 2021). "Utah County Republican announces 2022 U.S. Senate run". Daily Herald. Archived from the original on March 16, 2021. Retrieved May 16, 2021. Brendan Wright, of Lehi, announced on Saturday, March 6 that he is running in 2022 for the U.S. Senate seat currently filled by Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah.
  7. ^ a b c d Schott, Bryan (April 5, 2021). "A way too early look at the 2022 U.S. Senate race in Utah and Sen. Mike Lee's possible challengers". The Salt Lake Tribune. Archived from the original on April 19, 2021. Retrieved May 16, 2021.
  8. ^ Webb, LaVarr (March 8, 2021). "Analysis: GOP hopefuls are testing the water against Mike Lee in 2022". Utah Policy. Archived from the original on March 8, 2021. Retrieved March 8, 2021.
  9. ^ Webb, LaVarr (March 12, 2021). "Opinion briefs: Senate race attracts a crowd . . . National monuments battle . . . federalism & minimum wage". Utah Policy. Archived from the original on March 14, 2021. Retrieved March 15, 2021.
  10. ^ "FreedomWorks for America Endorses Mike Lee in the Utah U.S. Senate Race". www.freedomworksforamerica.org. August 17, 2021. Retrieved January 10, 2022.
  11. ^ "He's Black. He's a returned missionary. He's LGBTQ. And he's challenging Utah Sen. Mike Lee". Desert News. October 6, 2021. Archived from the original on October 7, 2021. Retrieved October 7, 2021.
  12. ^ "Founder of anti-Trump Lincoln Project registers as a Utah Democrat". The Salt Lake Tribune. Archived from the original on January 22, 2021. Retrieved January 25, 2021.
  13. ^ "Devin Thorpe: Evan McMullin is a hero, but not in the way you may think". The Salt Lake Tribune. December 16, 2021. Retrieved December 27, 2021.
  14. ^ "Utah Rep. Ben McAdams warns Democrats not to move too far to the left". The Salt Lake Tribune. Archived from the original on January 21, 2021. Retrieved January 25, 2021.
  15. ^ a b c "Opinion: Why we support Evan McMullin for the U.S. Senate". Deseret News. November 7, 2021.
  16. ^ Vandenack, Tim (August 23, 2021). "Weber State professor launches U.S. Senate bid to unseat Lee". Standard-Examiner. Archived from the original on August 26, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021.
  17. ^ Forgey, Quint (October 5, 2021). "Evan McMullin announces Utah Senate bid". POLITICO. Archived from the original on October 5, 2021. Retrieved October 5, 2021.
  18. ^ "'The Rundown': Ken Ivory wants to return to the Utah Legislature". The Salt Lake Tribune. November 1, 2021.
  19. ^ Steele, Michael. "Run, Evan run! Compassionate, independent leadership anchored by service to others. #Democracy #RenewAmericaMovement". Twitter. Archived from the original on October 7, 2021. Retrieved October 6, 2021.
  20. ^ Painter, Richard. "Tired of all the partisanship in Washington? @EvanMcMullin is an independent running for U.S. Senate in Utah. He could make a big difference in Washington". Twitter. Archived from the original on October 7, 2021. Retrieved October 6, 2021.
  21. ^ "Anti-Trump Republicans endorsing vulnerable Democrats to prevent GOP takeover". The Hill. October 14, 2021.
  22. ^ "2022 Senate Race ratings". The Cook Political Report. Retrieved January 14, 2021.
  23. ^ "Senate ratings". Inside Elections. Retrieved January 18, 2021.
  24. ^ "2022 Senate". Sabato's Crystal Ball. Retrieved January 28, 2021.
  25. ^ "Battle for the Senate 2022". RCP. January 10, 2022.
Official campaign websites