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New poll Jon Huntsman leads pack of GOP gubernatorial candidates among likely primary voters

Jan 24, 2020 - The Salt Lake Tribune

A new poll shows former Gov. Jon Huntsman has edged in front of his rival, Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox, in the GOP primary race for Utah governor, although nearly half of voters are still up for grabs in the contest.

About a quarter of likely Republican primary voters expressed support for Huntsman, while about 17.5% went for Cox, according to The Salt Lake Tribune/Suffolk University survey. Former House Speaker Greg Hughes came in third place with 6.5% support, with the remaining three GOP candi...