Brent Goodfellow

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Brent Goodfellow
Utah State Senate District 12
Former Senator
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Education Administrator
Brent Goodfellow (b. August 16, 1940) was a Democratic member of the Utah State Senate from 2007-2010, representing the 12th District.

Goodfellow served in the Utah House of Representatives from 1984 to 2005. He was House Assistant Minority Whip from 1987 to 1990. In 2007 he was appointed to the Utah State Senate.

Goodfellow is an education administrator.

Goodfellow earned his B.S. in Business Education from the University of Utah. He went on to receive his M.S. in Human Resources Management from the University of Utah. He then did Post-Graduate Work.

Committee assignments

While a member of the Utah State Senate, Goodfellow served on the following committees:



See also: Utah State Senate elections, 2010

Goodfellow ran for re-election for the 12th District seat in 2010. He was defeated by Republican Daniel W. Thatcher in the general election on November 2, 2010.[1]


On November 7, 2006, Goodfellow won re-election to the 12th District Seat in the Utah State Senate, defeating opponents Christy Achziger (R) and Grant Pearson (C).[2]

Goodfellow raised $57,175 for his campaign, while Achziger raised $31,317 and Pearson raised $578. [3]

Utah State Senate, District 12 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Brent Goodfellow (D) 7,856
Christy Achziger (R) 7,466
Grant Pearson (C) 805

Campaign donors


In 2006, a year in which Goodfellow was up for election, he collected $57,175 in donations.[4]

His four largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Senate Democrats of Utah $7,000
Sorenson Development INC $2,500
Utah Bankers Association $2,000
Anheuser-Busch $1,500


Goodfellow and his wife Gayle have six children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ron Allen
Utah Senate District 12
Succeeded by
Daniel W. Thatcher (R)