Poll numbers obtained by Utah Policy from the polling firm FM3 shows Jim Matheson's favorability rating is slightly ahead of Mitt Romney's in Salt Lake County.
46% of voters in Salt Lake County rate Mitt Romney as "very favorable" while 16% say their perception of him is "somewhat favorable." Jim Matheson gets a 26% "very favorable rating" and a 38% "somewhat favorable. That means Romney's net favorability is 62% while Matheson is at 64%.
Romney also has a higher "unfavorable" rating in the county than Matheson - with 33% rating him as either "very" or "somewhat unfavorable." Matheson's unfavorable rating is just 24%.
The survey has a margin of error of =/- 4.9%.