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Utah State Legislative Candidates


Utah State Legislative Candidates

Dear Supporter,

Campaign for Liberty gave candidates for State House and Senate an opportunity to provide a straight answer to the following questions.  The candidates’ answers can be seen below the list of questions.


  1. Will you oppose efforts to cooperate with a national ID card system and vote to block all state funding for and cooperation with any national ID scheme including the Real ID and Pass ID programs?
  2. Do you oppose the use of unmanned devices being used for law enforcement and used in order to fine citizens?
  3. Would you support legislation that would require the courts to inform juries of the principle of Jury Nullification?
  4. Will you support legislation that would protect citizens’ right to film public officials performing their official duties, as long as they do not interfere with official business?
  5. Will you support legislation to end the use of “no knock” warrants?
  6. Will you support legislation that would allow TSA agents to be charged with sexual assault if they use invasive “pat-down” procedures?
  7. Will you support legislation that would allow school tax credits?

Survey Answers

State Senate “Y”= Yes “N”= No “+”= Will Sponsor
Dist Party First Name Last Name City Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 Q6 Q7
1 Democratic Luz Robles Salt Lake City
1 Republican Chelsea Woodruff Salt Lake City Y Y Y Y Y+
6 Republican Wayne Harper West Jordan
6 Democratic John Rendell West Jordan
7 Republican Deidre Henderson Spanish Fork
8 Republican Brian Shiozawa Cottonwood Heights
8 Democratic Josie Valdez Murray
10 Republican Aaron Osmond South Jordan
13 Republican Mark Madsen Lehi
14 Republican John Valentine Orem
16 Democratic Gregory Duerden Provo
16 Republican Curt Bramble Provo
19 Libertarian Courtney White Ogden Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+
19 Republican Allen Christensen North Ogden
19 Democratic Peter Clemens North Ogden Y Y Y Y Y Y N
20 Democratic Brent Andrews Sunset Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+
20 Republican Scott Jenkins Plain City Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
23 Democratic Breck England Bountiful
23 Republican Todd Weiler Woods Cross
24 Constitution Trestin Meacham Richfield
24 Republican Ralph Okerlund Monroe
25 Republican Lyle Hillyard Logan
27 Republican David Hinkins Orangeville
27 Democratic Mike Binyon Moab
28 Republican Evan Vickers Cedar City
28 Democratic Geoffrey Chesnut Enoch
29 Republican Steve Urquhart St. George
29 Democratic Terence Moore Santa Clara
State House
1 Constitution Becky Maddox Brigham City
1 Republican Ronda Menlove Garland
1 Democratic DeLoy Mecham Brigham Y Y+ Y Y Y Y Y
2 Republican David Lifferth Eagle Mountain
3 Democratic Roger Donohoe Hyde Park Y Y+ Y Y N
3 Republican Jack Draxler North Logan
4 Democratic Doug Thompson Logan
4 Republican Edward Redd Logan
5 Republican Curt Webb Providence
5 Democratic Al Snyder Mendon
6 Republican Jake Anderegg Lehi
6 Democratic Gabrielle Hodson Lehi
7 Republican Ryan Wilcox Ogden
7 Democratic Linda Protzman North Ogden
8 Democratic Nick Velis Ogden Y Y+ Y Y N Y+ Y+
8 Republican Gage Froerer Huntsville
8 Libertarian Jared Stratton Ogden
9 Democratic Neil Hansen Ogden Y Y Y Y+ Y N
9 Republican Jeremy Peterson Ogden
10 Democratic Christopher Winn Ogden
10 Republican Dixon Pitcher Ogden
11 Democratic Pamela Udy South Weber Y Y Y Y Y
11 Republican Brad Dee Washington Terrace
12 Democratic Benjamin Pales West Haven Y Y Y Y+ Y Y+
12 Republican Richard Greenwood Roy Y Y Y Y N Y N
13 Democratic Bradley Asay Clinton
13 Republican Paul Ray Clinton
14 Republican Curtis Oda Clearfield
14 Democratic Jon Christensen Syracuse
15 Republican Brad Wilson Kaysville
15 Democratic Gibbs Smith Kaysville
16 Republican Steve Handy Layton
16 Libertarian Kevin Bryan Layton Y+ Y Y Y+ Y Y Y
16 Democratic Douglas Sill Layton
17 Republican Stewart Barlow Fruit Heights
17 Democratic Bonnie Flint Fruit Heights
18 Democratic Doug Macdonald Framington
18 Republican Roger Barrus Centerville
19 Democratic Lynn Anderson Bountiful
19 Republican Jim Nielson Bountiful
20 Republican Becky Edwards North Salt Lake
20 Democratic Daniel Donahue N. Salt Lake
21 Constitution William Bodine Tooele Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
21 Republican Douglas Sagers Tooele
21 Democratic David Swan Tooele
22 Constitution Marilee Roose Magna
22 Americans Elect Kenneth Froehle Magna
22 Democratic Susan Duckworth Magna
23 Democratic Jen Seelig Salt Lake City
23 Republican Richard Barnes Salt Lake City
24 Republican J. P. Hughes Salt Lake City N N N N Y Y Y
24 Democratic Rebecca Chavez-Houck Salt Lake City
25 Republican Sinama Meli Salt Lake City
25 Democratic Joel Briscoe Salt Lake City
26 Democratic Angela Romero Salt Lake City
26 Republican Andres Paredes Salt Lake City
26 Green Mark Whitaker Salt Lake City Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
27 Republican Mike Kennedy Alpine
27 Constitution Scott Morgan Draper
28 Democratic Brian King Salt Lake City
28 Republican Rick Raile Salt Lake City
29 Republican Lee Perry Perry
29 Democratic Heidi Bitton Ogden Y Y Y Y Y Y+
30 Republican Fred Cox West Valley City Y Y N Y N Y Y
30 Democratic Janice Fisher West Valley City
31 Democratic Larry Wiley West Valley City
31 Republican Fred Johnson West Valley City Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
32 Democratic Alain Balmanno Sandy
32 Republican LaVar Christensen Draper
33 Republican Craig Hall West Valley City
33 Democratic Liz Muniz West Valley City
34 Democratic Celina Milner Taylorsville
34 Republican Johnny Anderson Taylorsville
35 Democratic Mark Wheatley Murray
35 Republican Casey Fitts South Salt Lake
35 Libertarian Chelsea Travis Midvale Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
36 Democratic Patrice Arent Salt Lake City
36 Republican Dana Dickson Salt Lake City
37 Republican Anne-Marie Lampropoulos Holladay
37 Democratic Carol Spackman Moss Holladay
38 Democratic Elias McGraw Kearns
38 Republican Eric Hutchings Kearns Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
39 Democratic Barbara Eubanks Taylorsville
39 Republican Jim Dunnigan Taylorsville
40 Democratic Lynn Hemingway Salt Lake City
40 Republican Grace Sperry Salt Lake City
41 Republican Dan McCay Riverton
42 Republican Jim Bird West Jordan
43 Republican Earl Tanner Salt Lake City
43 Democratic Jeff Bell West Jordan
44 Republican Christy Achziger Murray
44 Democratic Tim Cosgrove Murray
44 Unaffiliated John Jackson Sandy
45 Democratic Gary Forbush Sandy
45 Republican Steve Eliason Sandy
46 Republican Wyatt Christensen Cottonwood Heights
46 Democratic Marie Poulson Cottonwood Heights
47 Republican Ken Ivory West Jordan
47 Libertarian Chase Lantis West Jordan Y Y Y Y Y N Y
47 Democratic Joseph Huey West Jordan
48 Republican Keven Stratton Orem
49 Republican Derek Brown Salt Lake City
49 Democratic Mark Quigley Sandy
50 Democratic Billie Larson South Jordan
50 Republican Rich Cunningham South Jordan
51 Republican Greg Hughes Draper
51 Democratic Sonja Jorgensen Draper
52 Unaffiliated Aaron Davis Herriman
52 Democratic Daniel Paget Herriman
52 Republican John Knotwell Herriman Y Y Y Y Y N Y+
53 Republican Melvin Brown Hoytsville
54 Republican Kraig Powell Heber City
54 Democratic Chris Robinson Park City
55 Republican John Mathis Vernal
56 Democratic Leslie Dalton American Fork
56 Republican Kay Christofferson Lehi Y Y Y Y Y
57 Democratic Scott Gygi Pleasant Grove
57 Republican Brian Greene Pleasant Grove Y+ Y+ Y Y Y Y+
58 Republican Spencer Cox Fairview
59 Republican Val Peterson Orem
59 Constitution Benjamin Norton Orem Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+
59 Libertarian Kenny Barlow Orem Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
60 Democratic Emmanuel Kepas Orem Y Y N Y N Y N
60 Republican Dana Layton Orem
61 Democratic Robert Patterson Provo
61 Republican Keith Grover Provo
62 Democratic Brent Holloway St. George
62 Republican Jon Stanard St. George
63 Republican Dean Sanpei Provo
64 Democratic Boyd Petersen Provo Y Y Y Y Y Y N
64 Republican Becky Lockhart Provo
65 Constitution Ken Bowers Spanish Fork Y Y Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+
65 Republican Francis Gibson Mapleton
66 Democratic Brian Hauglid Spanish Fork Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
66 Republican Mike McKell Spanish Fork
67 Democratic Scott Parkin Santaquin
67 Republican Marc Roberts Santaquin
68 Constitution Paul McCollaum Abraham
68 Democratic Thomas Nedreberg Eureka
68 Republican Merrill Nelson Grantsville
69 Republican Jerry Anderson Price
69 Democratic Christine Watkins Price
70 Democratic Wayne Hoskisson Moac
70 Republican Kay McIff Richfield
70 Constitution L. S. Brown Richfield
71 Democratic Billy Kehl St. George
71 Republican Brad Last Hurricane
71 Constitution Paul Sevy Virgin Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
72 Republican John Westwood Cedar City
72 Libertarian Barry Short Cedar City Y Y+ Y Y Y Y
73 Utah Justice Party Ty Markham Torrey
73 Republican Michael Noel Kanab
74 Democratic Lee Ann Riddoch St. George
74 Republican Lowry Snow Santa Clara
75 Constitution Randall Hinton St. George
75 Republican Don Ipson St. George
75 Democratic Cimarron Chacon St. George