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Bradley Daw
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Utah House of Representatives District 60
In office
January 1, 2015 - Present
Term ends
December 31, 2016
Years in position 0
Base salary$273/day
Per diem$95/day (lodging)
$39/day (meals)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Utah House of Representatives District 60
2005 - 2013
Bachelor'sBrigham Young University, 1987
Master'sSan Jose State University, 1992
Date of birthFebruary 7, 1963
Place of birthProvo, Utah
ProfessionSenior Research and Development Engineer, Alpnas Mart Incorporated
Office website
Campaign website
Bradley Daw (b. February 7, 1963) is a Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives, representing District 60. He was first elected to the chamber in 2014. Cox previously served in the Utah House of Representatives from 2005 to 2013.

He served as Precinct Chair from 1993 to 1995 and again from 1997 to 1999. He has also served as the Chair of the Utah County Republican Party Platform.


Daw earned his B.S. in Electronics Engineering from Brigham Young University in 1987 and his M.S. in Computer Engineering from San Jose State University in 1992. His professional experience includes working as a Senior Software Engineer for Novell Incorporated and Wordperfect Incorporated from 1992 to 1997 and Senior Research and Development Engineer for Alpnas Mart Incorporated.

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Daw served on the following committees:

Utah Committee Assignments, 2015
Government Operations, Vice-Chair
Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Daw served on the following committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Daw served on the following committees:


Campaign themes


Daw's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Prescription Drug Abuse

  • Excerpt: "As a legislator, I’m working to inform everyone about the addictive and dangerous nature of prescription drugs."

Child Pornography, Pedophilia and Molestation

  • Excerpt: "I’m working to make the world a better place, and a safer place for our children. I’m proud to have sponsored bills that make it easier to track down pedophiles because when a child is missing, time is of the essence. I’m grateful to do my part to help save the lives of innocent children in Utah."

Government Spending

  • Excerpt: "The best way to explain why government spending should be as minimal as possible it to go back to the father of our country. George Washington stated "Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master." I could actually just end right there and feel like the point has been made, but let me elaborate a bit."

Alternative Energy

  • Excerpt: "I’ve devoted a lot of effort to the study of nuclear energy. I’ve toured facilities and I’m a big proponent of it when it’s done properly and safely: it doesn’t emit pollution and its waste can be disposed of efficiently. Since Utah is unramium-rich, I firmly believe nuclear energy could be an economic boon to Utah."


  • Excerpt: "When we see the word "education" we are apt to think of the school we went to, or the one our kids are going to. From a legislative perspective it becomes all too easy to think of education as a very big and very high priority budget item. A teacher or principal might be inclined to think of their job. All of these are valid perspectives, but ultimately they miss the point. A child's education, in fact all of our education, is going on all the time."



See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Utah House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 24, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 20, 2014. Archie Williams, III was unopposed in the Democratic convention. Incumbent Dana Layton was defeated by Bradley Daw in the Republican primary. Daw defeated Williams in the general election.[2][3]

Utah House of Representatives District 60, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBradley Daw 85.2% 5,553
     Democratic Archie A. Williams, III 14.8% 968
Total Votes 6,521

Utah House of Representatives, District 60 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBradley Daw 54% 1,584
Dana Layton Incumbent 46% 1,347
Total Votes 2,931


See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012

Daw ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Utah House of Representatives District 60. He and Dana Layton defeated Jacob A.J. Siebach in the Republican convention. Layton subsequently defeated Daw in the Republican primary on June 26, 2012. Layton faces Democratic candidate Emmanuel Kepas in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

Utah House of Representatives District 60 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDana Layton 54.9% 2,528
Bradley Daw Incumbent 45.1% 2,073
Total Votes 4,601


See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Daw won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 60.[7]

Utah House of Representatives, District 60 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bradley Daw (R) 4,851
Alan Keele (D) 1,878


See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Daw won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 60 defeating opponents Boyd McAffee (D) and Scott Swain (C).[8]

Daw raised $23,733 for his campaign while McAffee raised $9,161 and Swain raised $16.[9]

Utah State House of Representatives, District 60 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bradley Daw (R) 3,940
Boyd McAffee (D) 2,897
Scott Swain (C) 627

Campaign donors


In 2010, Daw received $30,600 in campaign contributions. The largest contributors are listed below.[10]


Daw raised $23,733 for the 2008 election.

His major contributors are listed below.[11]

Donor Amount
Utah County Republican Party $2,000
Utah Association of Realtors $2,000
Utah House Republican Elections Committee $1,500


See also: State legislative scorecards and State legislative scorecards in Utah

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The Sutherland Institute Scorecard

See also: The 2012 Sutherland Institute Legislative Score Card

The Sutherland Institute, "a conservative public policy think tank" in Utah, releases its Scorecard for Utah State Representatives and Senators once a year. The Score Card gives each legislator a score based on how they voted in the prior legislative term on specific issues which the Sutherland Institute thought were pro-conservative policies.[12]


Bradley Daw received a score of 100% in the 2012 scorecard.[13]


Daw and his wife, Laura, have five children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dana Layton (R)
Utah House of Representatives District 60
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Utah House of Representatives District 60
Succeeded by
Dana Layton (R)