However, don’t think that the sex scandal will threaten to flip HD62 in 2012.
Republicans dominate in HD62 according to voter registration statistics from political data firm L2. In fact, there are nearly 8 times as many Republicans as registered Democrats in the district.
12,234 Republicans (59.97%)
5,573 unaffiliated voters (27.31%)
1,586 registered Democrats (7.75%)
Electorally, this district has not been hospitable to Democratic candidates. In 2016, Stanard ran unopposed. In 2014, Stanard beat Democrat Shirley Nelson by nearly a 4-1 margin. In 2012, Stanard defeated Democrat Brent Holloway by nearly a 3-1 margin.