Brian Shiozawa

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Brian Shiozawa
Brian Shiozawa.jpg
Utah State Senate District 8
In office
January 1, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2017
Years in position 1
Base salary$273/day
Per diem$95/day (lodging)
$39/day (meals)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Campaign website
Brian E. Shiozawa is a Republican member of the Utah State Senate, representing District 8. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Shiozawa served on the following committees:

Utah Committee Assignments, 2013
Government Operations and Political Subdivisions
Health and Human Services


Campaign themes


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


  • Excerpt:"We can significantly lower health care costs through medical liability reforms and still maintain high quality care and fair compensation for injury. We need innovations in health care policy and delivery. For more information about my thoughts regarding healthcare reform, visit my blog. "

Public Education

  • Excerpt:"We need good, responsive programs and curricula to stay competitive and give our children the best start for careers and higher education. We need a good partnership between parents and schools."

Public Safety

  • Excerpt:"We need safe, drug free, harassment free schools. We need drug free and distraction free streets and highways. We should not be fearful to drive, nor live in our homes or walk in our neighborhoods. We need strong support for our police, fire and emergency medical services."

Support for Small Business

  • Excerpt:"These are the core of our economy and our stability: help our employers prosper to keep hiring and retaining their work forces and keep unemployment down. We need fair regulations and lower taxes to keep our business strong."

Honesty and Ethics

  • Excerpt:"Elect hardworking, honest and responsible local and state leaders who will work for their communities. We need clear rules for ethical government leadership."



See also: Utah State Senate elections, 2012

Shiozawa won election in the 2012 election for Utah State Senate District 8. Shiozawa defeated Raymond J. Poole and Jaren Davis in the Republican convention and defeated Josie Valdez (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Utah State Senate, District 8, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Shiozawa 56.8% 22,156
     Democratic Josie Valdez 43.2% 16,864
Total Votes 39,020

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Shiozawa is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Shiozawa raised a total of $108,586 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 10, 2013.[3]

Brian Shiozawa's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Utah State Senate, District 8 Won $108,586
Grand Total Raised $108,586


Shiozawa won election to the Utah State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Shiozawa raised a total of $108,586.
Utah State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Brian Shiozawa's campaign in 2012
Senate Republican Campaign Cmte Of Utah$7,000
Jenkins, Scott$5,500
Utah Association Of Realtors$5,442
Utah County Legislative PAC$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$108,586
Source:Follow the Money


The Libertas Institute Index

See also: The 2013 Libertas Institute Legislative Index

The Libertas Institute is a libertarian-leaning think tank located in Utah.[4] Each year the organization releases a Legislative Index for Utah State Representatives and Senators.


Brian Shiozawa received an index rating of 19%.

Recent news

BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png
Know more information about this profile?
Submit a bio

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Brian + Shiozawa + Utah + Senate"

All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.

Brian Shiozawa News Feed

  • Loading...

External links

Light Bulb Icon.svg.png
Suggest a link


Political offices
Preceded by
Karen Morgan (D)
Utah Senate District 8
Succeeded by