Curtis Oda

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Curtis Oda
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Utah House of Representatives District 14
Incumbent
In office
2005 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$273/day
Per diem$95/day (lodging)
$39/day (meals)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Clearfield City Board of Adjustments
1988-1996
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 4, 1953
Place of birthOgden, UT
ProfessionAgent, Heiners Insurance Center
ReligionBuddhist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Curtis Oda (b. January 4, 1953) is a Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives, representing District 14. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004.

Biography

Oda attended Business Administration/Economics courses at Utah State University from 1971 to 1974. He went on to attend Business Management/Economics courses at Weber State College from 1976 to 1978.

Oda worked as an Adjuster for the Unigard Insurance Company from 1974 to 1977. From 1977 to 1999, he worked for the Jack Oda Insurance Agency as owner/agent. He has been an agent at Heiners Insurance Center since 1999.

Oda worked in Officer Training for the United States Marine Corps in a Platoon Leaders Class from 1972 to 1974.

Oda served on the Clearfield City Board of Adjustments from 1988 to 1996. He was also a Delegate for the Utah State Republican Party from 1991 to 2001. He also served as Precinct Chair of the Republican Party from 1991 to 2003. During this time, he was a Delegate for the Davis County Republican Party as well. Oda served on the Clearfield City Council from 1996 to 2003. He also served as a member of the Davis County Republican Party Platform Committee from 1997 to 2003. Oda is currently the Chair of the Republican Party Voting Precinct.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Utah Committee Assignments, 2013
Economic Development and Workforce Services
Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, Chair
Rules
Administrative Rules Review, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Utah House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 20, 2014. Cheryl Lynn Phipps was unopposed in the Democratic convention. Incumbent Curtis Oda was unopposed in the Republican convention. Phipps and Oda will face off in the general election.[1]

2012

See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012

Oda won re-election in the 2012 election for Utah House of Representatives District 14. Oda defeated Cheryl Lynn Phipps in the Republican convention and defeated Jon Christensen (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Utah House of Representatives, District 14, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCurtis Oda Incumbent 71.2% 7,490
     Democratic Jon Christensen 28.8% 3,028
Total Votes 10,518

2010

On November 2, 2010, Oda won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 14.[3]

Utah House of Representatives, District 14 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Curtis Oda (R) 3,005
Christopher S Williams (D) 1,558

2008

On November 4, 2008, Oda won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 14.

Oda raised $34,094 for his campaign while West raised $7,918.[4]

Utah State House of Representatives, District 14 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Curtis Oda (R) 5,280 64.0%
Marcie West (D) 2,972 36.0%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Oda is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Oda raised a total of $175,121 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 14, 2013.[5]

Curtis Oda's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Utah State House, District 14 Won $42,712
2010 Utah State House, District 14 Won $44,421
2008 Utah State House, District 14 Won $34,094
2006 Utah State House, District 14 Won $28,829
2004 Utah State House, District 14 Won $25,065
Grand Total Raised $175,121

2012

Oda won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Oda raised a total of $42,712.
Utah House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Curtis Oda's campaign in 2012
Utah Association Of Realtors$3,000
Farmers Insurance Group$2,500
Altria$1,500
Reagan Outdoor Advertising$1,000
Utah House Republican Elections Cmte$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$42,712
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Oda won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Oda raised a total of $44,421.

2008

Oda won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Oda raised a total of $34,094.

2006

Oda won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Oda raised a total of $28,829.

2004

Oda won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Oda raised a total of $25,065.

Scorecards

The Libertas Institute Index

See also: The 2013 Libertas Institute Legislative Index

The Libertas Institute is a libertarian-leaning think tank located in Utah.[6] Each year the organization releases a Legislative Index for Utah State Representatives and Senators.

2010

Curt Oda received an index rating of 75%.

2011

Curt Oda received an index rating of 64%.

2012

Curt Oda received an index rating of 63%.

2013

Curt Oda received an index rating of 60%.

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.[7]

2012

Curtis Oda received a score of 100% in the 2012 scorecard.[8]

Personal

Oda and his wife, Nancy, have three children.

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