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Utah Report

Beehive State voters continue to worry about air quality, oppose river diversions as a solution to water woes, and demonstrate a strong connection to public lands and candidates that support them.


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Conservation in the West Poll Utah Press Release- February 13th, 2014

Consistently throughout the data, Utah voters demonstrate their strong connection to public lands…

  • They are the most likely to say that the closure of public lands during the federal shutdown hurt small businesses and the economy of communities near public lands (89% agree, only 8% disagree). 
  • One-in-three (33%) say the closures of public lands left them “annoyed” and another quarter (24%) were outright “angry.”
  • 96% of voters report having visited public lands in the last year. 
  • Two-thirds (66%) say they are more likely to vote for a Congressional candidate who supports protection of public lands.
  • Conversely, 63% say they are less likely to vote for a candidate who proposes the sale of federal lands.


View the 2013 Conservation in the West Poll Utah Report here.

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