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Jon Huntsman Jr. is both the incumbent governor of Utah and a Republican -- two good things to be in an election year. He also happens to be a highly competent governor (unpaid endorsement right there).
The result? A new poll shows that Huntsman would take 73 percent of the vote if the election were held right now. His Democratic opponent, Bob Springmeyer, doesn't even pick up the rest. He'd only get 9 percent.
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