This Die-Hard Red State Could Change Colors Come November
And it's because Trump's popularity with Mormons is abysmal.By Eugene Daniels | October 18, 2016
The American electoral map has changed quite a bit since the '60s, but there's one thing that's stayed the same: Utah is a deep red GOP-loving state. As a matter of fact, every single Republican since 1968 has won the state. But it looks like Donald Trump could be putting that streak in jeopardy this year.
Anything but a huge Trump win in Utah would be a big deal. The last time a GOP nominee won with less than 20 points was during the 1992 election. And it all can be boiled down to Trump's relationship with Mormons in Utah.