Election Contests and Ballot Measures

November 4, 2008 Utah General Election

Utah

Note: Candidate pictures are the most current we have on file. Because this is a past election, they may not show a candidate’s likeness at the time of the election. Likewise, some of the links to websites, emails, and social media may be broken.
US President & Vice President (Utah)
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Chuck Baldwin - REF
Darrell Castle - CON
Bob Barr - L
Websitewww.bobbarr2008.com
Wayne Allen Root - L
Websitewww.rootforamerica.com/home/index.php
Gloria La Riva - PSL
Eugene Puryear
John McCain - R
Websitewww.johnmccain.com
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Sarah Palin - R
Websitewww.palinforgovernor.com/
Cynthia Mckinney - G
Websitewww.runcynthiarun.org
Rosa Clemente - G
Ralph Nader - I
Websitewww.votenader.org
Matt Gonzalez - I
Websitewww.votenader.org/about/matt-gonzalez/
Barack Obama - D
Websitemy.barackobama.com
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Joe Biden - D
Websitewww.whitehouse.gov/administration/vice-president-biden
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US House of Representatives
US House District 1
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Rob Bishop - R
Websitewww.votebishop.com
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Morgan Bowen - D
Websitewww.bowenforcongress.com
Joseph Geddes Buchman - L
Websitewww.buchmanforcongress.com
Kirk D. Pearson - CON
Websiteconstitutionpartyofutah.com
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US House District 2
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Mathew Arndt - L
Websiteliberty.mathewarndt.com
Bill Dew - R
Dennis Ray Emery - CON
Jim Matheson - D
Websitemathesonforcongress.com
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US House District 3
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Jason Chaffetz - R
Websitewww.jasonforcongress.com
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Jim Noorlander - CON
Websitewww.jimnoorlanderforcongress.com
Bennion L. Spencer - D
Websitebennionspencerforcongress.com
Governor
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Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. - R
Gary R. Herbert - R
Websitewww.garyherbert.com
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Bob Springmeyer - D
Josie Valdez - D
Websitewww.josieforsenate8.com
Superdell Dell Schanze - IA
Websitewww.facebook.com/SUPERDELL.SCHANZE
Joey Hobbs - L
Utah Statewide Offices
Attorney General
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Jean Welch Hill - D
Websitejeanwelchhill.org
W. Andrew McCullough - L
Websitewww.andrewmccullough.org
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Mark L. Shurtleff - R
Websiteattorneygeneral.utah.gov
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State Treasurer
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Dick Clark - D
Richard K. Ellis - R
Websitewww.ellisutahtreasurer.com
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State Auditor
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Clare Collard - D
Websiteelectclarecollard.com
Richard D. Proctor - CON
Auston G. Johnson, III - R
Websitewww.austonjohnsoncpa.info
Mike Stoddard - L
Utah Senate
State Senator District 1
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Carlton Christensen - R
Luz Robles - D
Websitewww.roblesforcongress.com
State Senator District 5
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Jonathan Jon Fidler - R
Websitewww.votefidler.org
Karen Mayne - D
James E. Peverelle, Jr. - CON
State Senator District 6
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Cora Lee Jckowski - D
Michael G. Waddoups - R
State Senator District 8
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Karen W. Morgan - D
Websitewww.karenmorgan.org
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Liz Phalp - CON
Carlene M. Walker
Websitewww.carlenewalker.com
State Senator District 10
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D. Chris Buttars - R
Steve Maxfield - CON
John Rendell - D
State Senator District 13
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Mark Benson Madsen - R
Websitewww.votemadsen.com
Kenneth B. Peay - D
State Senator District 14
John L. Valentine - R
Websitewww.johnvalentine.com
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State Senator District 16
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Radene Hatfield - D
Curtis S. Bramble - R
Websitecurtbramble.org
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State Senator District 20
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Scott K. Jenkins - R
Websitewww.votejenkins.com
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Steve Olsen - D
Websiteolsensl.wix.com/steveforutah
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State Senator District 23
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Jorgina Hancock - CON
Dan Liljenquist - R
Websitewww.danforutah.com
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Richard J. Watson - D
Websitewww.rwatsoncampaign.org
State Senator District 24
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Benton L. Petersen - CON
Tobiah Dillon - D
Ralph Okerlund - R
State Senator District 25
State Senator District 27
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Michal Martin - CON
David P. Hinkins - R
Websitesenate.utah.gov/senators/district27.html
Brad King - D
Websitebradking4rep.com
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State Senator District 29
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Wade Beatty - CON
Brooks Pace - D
Steve Urquhart - R
Utah House
State Representative District 1
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Morgan Bowen - D
Websitewww.bowenforcongress.com
Joseph Geddes Buchman - L
Websitewww.buchmanforcongress.com
Kirk D. Pearson - CON
Websiteconstitutionpartyofutah.com
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Ronda Rudd Menlove - R
Websitele.utah.gov/house2/detail.jsp?i=MENLORR
Billy R. Morgan - D
Rob Bishop - R
Websitewww.votebishop.com
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State Representative District 2
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Mathew Arndt - L
Websiteliberty.mathewarndt.com
Bill Dew - R
Dennis Ray Emery - CON
Jim Matheson - D
Websitemathesonforcongress.com
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Tom Edwards - CON
Ben C. Ferry - R
State Representative District 3
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Jason Chaffetz - R
Websitewww.jasonforcongress.com
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Jim Noorlander - CON
Websitewww.jimnoorlanderforcongress.com
Bennion L. Spencer - D
Websitebennionspencerforcongress.com
Jack R. Draxler - R
Websitele.utah.gov/house2/detail.jsp?i=DRAXLJR
Tanya T. Taylor - D
State Representative District 4
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Fred R. Hunsaker - R
Websitewww.fredhunsaker.com
Gilberto Urroz - D
State Representative District 5
Suzanne Marychild - D
Websitewww.votemarychild.org/
State Representative District 6
State Representative District 7
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Rob Reynolds - D
Ryan Wilcox - R
Websitewww.votewilcox.com
State Representative District 8
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Trent Alvord - D
Gage Froerer - R
State Representative District 9
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Neil A. Hansen - D
Jeremy Peterson - R
Websitele.utah.gov/house2/detail.jsp?i=PETERJA
State Representative District 10
State Representative District 11
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Brad L. Dee - R
Websitele.utah.gov/house2/detail.jsp?i=DEEBL
Becky Maddox - CON
Websitewww.utah-constitution-party.org/candidates/beckymaddox.html
Mark Openshaw - D
Websitewww.openshawdistrict11.org
State Representative District 12
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Richard A. Greenwood - R
Websitele.utah.gov/house2/detail.jsp?i=GREENRA
Mark Sage - D
Websitewww.utahdemocrats.org/state-auditor-mark-sage
State Representative District 13
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Paul Ray - R
Websitewww.paulray.org
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Ben F. Wofford - D
Websitewww.benfwofford.politicalgateway.com
State Representative District 14
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Curtis Oda - R
Websitecurtisoda.wordpress.com
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Marcie West - D
State Representative District 15
State Representative District 16
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Kevin S. Garn - R
Carole E. Peterson - D
Brent Zimmerman - L
State Representative District 17
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David A. Armstrong - CON
Websitearmstrong258.blogspot.com
Julie Fisher - R
Pat Herrera - D
Websitepherrera.ezcampaigns.com
State Representative District 18
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Roger Edward Barrus - R
Websitewww.rogerbarrus.com
George A. Mortimer - D
Websiterobinson4rep.org
State Representative District 19
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Sheryl L. Allen - R
Cory G. Seegmiller - CON
Websiteourcampaigns.com/CandidateDetail.html?CandidateID=127875
State Representative District 20
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Becky Edwards - R
Robert G. Moultrie - CON
Websitewww.moultrieforhouse20.blogspot.com
Kyle E. Roberts - D
State Representative District 21
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Dan Egelund - R
Jonathan D. Garrard - CON
Websitewww.utah-constitution-party.org/candidates/jonathangarrard.html
James R. Gowans - D
State Representative District 22
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Susan Sue Duckworth - D
Thomas M. Mangum - CON
State Representative District 23
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Jen Seelig - D
Websitewww.jenseelig.com/
Gordon Storrs - R
State Representative District 24
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Rebecca Chavez-Houck - D
Websiterebeccaforhouse.com
Joe Jarvis - R
Websitejoejarviscampaign.com
Dylan Mcdonnell - L
State Representative District 25
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Garrett Clark - R
Christine A. "Chris" Johnson - D
Websitewww.electjohnson.com
Clark Miles - CON
State Representative District 26
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Michael Jordan - CON
David Litvack - D
Websitewww.davidlitvack.com
Seth Robert Wright - R
State Representative District 27
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John Dougall - R
Websiteauditor.utah.gov
Gwyn C. Franson - D
State Representative District 28
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Jared Beck - CON
Brian S. King - D
Websitewww.kingforrep.com
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Jeffrey R. Morrow - R
State Representative District 29
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Phillip M. Conder - R
Websitewww.voteconder.us/
Janice Fisher - D
Websiterepjanicefisher.com
Grant "Ray" Pearson - CON
Websitedeseretnews.com/dn/elx/2006/candidate/bio/1,5024,21,00.html
State Representative District 30
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Jackie Biskupski - D
Melody Chapman - CON
Kay M. Garske - R
State Representative District 31
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Lisa Morrise - R
Michael D. Nichols - CON
Larry B. Wiley - D
State Representative District 32
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Ron C. Bigelow - R
Michael Lee - D
Websitemichaeldleeut.com
Jennifer Schmith - CON
State Representative District 33
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Neal B. Hendrickson - D
Websitele.utah.gov/house2/detail.jsp?i=HENDRNB
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John Horne - CON
Warren R. Webb - R
Websitewww.warrenwebb.us
State Representative District 34
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Barbara Benton - CON
Kathie A. Davies - D
Kory M. Holdaway - R
State Representative District 35
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Rob Alexander - R
Websitevoterob.alexanderfamily.org
Mark A. Wheatley - D
Websitewheatleyfordistrict35.com
State Representative District 36
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Nishan Beglarian - CON
Shaun Kruger - L
Websitewww.votekruger.com
Drew B. Quinn - R
Phil Riesen - D
State Representative District 37
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Linda Cooper - R
Carol Spackman Moss - D
Websitecarolmossforhouse.com
State Representative District 38
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Charles Henderson - D
Websitevote4charles.com
Eric Hutchings - R
Websitele.utah.gov/house2/detail.jsp?i=HUTCHEK
State Representative District 39
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James A. Dunnigan - R
Websiteelectdunnigan.com
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Denise R. Hancock - D
State Representative District 40
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Lynn N. Hemingway - D
Websitele.utah.gov/house2/detail.jsp?i=HEMINLN
Daniel F. Marriott - R
Websitewww.danielmarriott.com
State Representative District 41
State Representative District 42
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Jim Bird - R
Nathan Gedge - D
Websitewww.nathangedge.com
State Representative District 43
State Representative District 44
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Tim M. Cosgrove - D
Websiteelecttimcosgrove.org
Raymond J. Poole - R
State Representative District 45
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Laura Black - D
Brian Monsen - R
Dave Perry - CON
State Representative District 46
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Katie Cameron - CON
Jaren L. Davis - R
Marie H. Poulson - D
Websitemariepoulson.org
State Representative District 47
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Steven R. Mascaro - R
Jennifer Burley Wolfe - D
Joye S. Wyatt - CON
State Representative District 48
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Trisha S. Beck - D
Websitedeseretnews.com/dn/elx/2006/candidate/bio/1,5024,15,00.html
Lavar Christensen - R
Websitewww.lavarutahhouse.com
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State Representative District 49
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Charles A. Bonsall - L
Wayne Crawford - CON
Greg J. Curtis - R
F. Jay Seegmiller - D
Websitewww.jayforjobs.com
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State Representative District 50
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Russell G. Hatch - CON
Websitewww.utah-constitution-party.org/candidates/russelhatch.html
Merlynn T. Newbold - R
Websitewww.le.state.ut.us/asp/billsintro/RepResults.asp?Listbox3=NEWBOMT
Patty Rich - D
State Representative District 51
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Gregory H. Hughes - R
Lisa M. Johnson - D
Websitewww.electlisa.org/
State Representative District 52
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Dave L. Hogue - D
Carl Wimmer - R
Websitewww.wimmer52.com
State Representative District 53
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Melvin R. Brown - R
Websitele.utah.gov/house2/detail.jsp?i=BROWNMR
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Katherine R. Lofft - D
State Representative District 54
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Neil G. Anderton - D
Kraig Powell - R
Websitele.utah.gov/house2/detail.jsp?i=POWELK
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Douglas K. Thompson - D
State Representative District 55
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Wayne Y. Hoskisson - D
John G. Mathis - R
Websitele.utah.gov/house2/detail.jsp?i=MATHIJG
Daniel Ray - CON
Ronald S. Regehr - L
Websitewww.vote4ron.org
State Representative District 56
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Michael Barron - CON
Kenneth W. Sumsion - R
Websiteelectkensumsion.com
State Representative District 57
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Craig Frank - R
Websitewww.underthedome.org
Mary Lou Huffmon - D
State Representative District 58
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Steve Baugh - D
Stephen Eric Sandstrom - R
Websitewww.votesandstrom.com/
State Representative District 59
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Lorie D. Fowlke - R
Websitewww.votelorie.com
Paul Thompson - D
Websitewww.electthompson.com
State Representative District 60
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Bradley M. Daw - R
Websitewww.braddaw.com
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Boyd Mcaffee - D
Scott P. Swain - CON
Websitescottswainhome.com
State Representative District 61
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Keith Grover - R
Websitewww.keithgrover.com
Deon S. Turley - D
State Representative District 62
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Christopher N. Herrod - R
Websitewww.herrod4senate.com
Claralyn Hill - D
Websitewww.voteforhill.org
State Representative District 63
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Steve Clark - R
Donald K. Jarvis - D
Websitewww.donjarvis.org
State Representative District 64
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Nathanial Ashby - L
Becky Lockhart - R
Websitewww.beckylockhart.net
Boyd Jay Petersen - D
Websitevoteforboyd.com
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State Representative District 65
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Douglas A. Baxter - D
Francis D. Gibson - R
Websitevoteforfrancisgibson.com
State Representative District 66
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Mike Morley - R
Debbie Swenson - D
State Representative District 67
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Patrick Painter - R
Websitepatrickpainterutah.com
Feleni Siufanua - CON
Websitexmission.com/~f7talon
State Representative District 68
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Ed Phillips - D
Susan Kaye Sorensen - CON
Brad Winn - R
State Representative District 69
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Jerry B. Anderson - R
Websitejbeebiz.com/jerrybanderson.html
Christine F. Watkins - R
Websitevoteforwatkins.com
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State Representative District 70
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Bevan Bastian - CON
Kay L. McIff - R
Websitele.utah.gov/house2/detail.jsp?i=MCIFFKL
State Representative District 71
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Aric M. Cramer, Sr. - L
Websitecramerlathemlawyers.com
Michael J. Ferrin - CON
Brad Last - R
Websitele.utah.gov/house2/detail.jsp?i=LASTBG
Lyman Whitaker - D
Websitewww.whitakerstudio.com
State Representative District 72
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Ryan Bundy - CON
Lawrence Daniel - D
Websitedanielforutah.org
Evan J. Vickers - R
Websiteevanvickers.com
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State Representative District 73
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Cowboy Ted Hallisey - D
Websitewww.cowboyted.com
Allison Howes - CON
Mike Noel - R
Websitewww.mikenoel.com
State Representative District 74
State Representative District 75
Don L. Ipson - R
Websitele.utah.gov/house2/detail.jsp?i=IPSONDL
Referendums and Ballot Measures
Constitutional Amendment A
Shall the Utah Constitution be amended to:*modify and clarify how a vacancy in the office of Governor is filled;*define when a vacancy occurs in the offices of Governor and Lieutenant Governor;*modify the term of office of a person filling a vacancy in the office of Governor or Lieutenant Governor;*modify and clarify the exercise of the powers of Governor when the Governor is temporarily disabled;*modify and clarify how the disability of a Governor is determined;*modify how a vacancy in the office of Lieutenant Governor is filled; and*establish a process for determining the disability of a Lieutenant Governor?Yes ( ) No ( )
Constitutional Amendment B
Shall the Utah Constitution be amended to allow a permanent state trust fund to include money or other assets given to the trust fund under any provision of law? Yes ( ) No ( )
Constitutional Amendment C
Shall the Utah Constitution be amended to:*change the start of the Legislature's annual general session from the third Monday in January to the fourth Monday in January; and*exclude federal holidays from the calculation of the 45-day limit on annual general sessions of the Legislature?Yes ( ) No ( )
Constitutional Amendment D
Shall the Utah Constitution be amended to clarify that the time when the Legislature is required to divide the state into congressional, legislative, and other districts is no later than the annual general session following the Legislature's receipt of the federal census results?Yes ( ) No ( )
Constitutional Amendment E
Shall the Utah Constitution be amended to authorize the state to invest money in the newly issued stock or bonds of private companies if the money comes from the State School Fund or from land granted to the state by the federal government, as an exception to a general rule prohibiting those investments?Yes ( ) No ( )
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