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Don Ipson

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Don Ipson
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Utah House of Representatives District 75
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Leadership
State House Assistant Majority Whip
2013 - present
Compensation
Base salary$273/day
Per diem$95/day (lodging)
$39/day (meals)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sLatter-Day Saints Business College
Personal
ProfessionBusinessman
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Don L. Ipson is a Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives, representing District 75. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008. He has served as Assistant Majority Whip since 2013.

Biography

Ipson earned his bachelor's degree in Business Administration/Accounting from the Latter-Day Saints Business College. Ipson is a businessman.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Utah Committee Assignments, 2013
Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice
Legislative Management

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Ipson served on the following committee:

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 Hawker was unopposed in the Democratic convention. Incumbent Don Ipson was unopposed in the Republican convention. Nihla Judd is running as an Independent American candidate. Hawker, Ipson and Judd will face off in the general election.[1]

2012

See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012

Ipson won re-election in the 2012 election for Utah House of Representatives District 75. He ran unopposed in the June 26 Republican primary and defeated Cimarron Chacon (D) and Randall Hinton (Constitution) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Utah House of Representatives, District 75, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDon Ipson Incumbent 78.7% 10,299
     Democratic Cimarron Chacon 15.9% 2,079
     Constitution Randall Hinton 5.4% 701
Total Votes 13,079

2010

On November 2, 2010, Ipson won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 75.[3]

Utah House of Representatives, District 75 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Don Ipson (R) 6,975
Jerry Howard (D) 1,339

2008

On November 4, 2008, Ipson won election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 75. He ran unopposed in the general election.

Ipson raised $17,037 for his campaign.[4]

Utah State House of Representatives, District 75 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Don Ipson (R) 10,613

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Ipson is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Ipson raised a total of $99,787 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 18, 2013.[5]

Don Ipson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Utah State House, District 75 Won $49,802
2010 Utah State House, District 75 Won $32,948
2008 Utah State House, District 75 Won $17,037
Grand Total Raised $99,787

2012

Ipson won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Ipson raised a total of $49,802.
Utah House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Don Ipson's campaign in 2012
Select Health$1,500
Workers Compensation Fund Of Utah$1,100
Utah League Of Credit Unions$1,045
Curtis, Greg J$1,000
EnergySolutions$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$49,802
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Ipson won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Ipson raised a total of $32,948.

2008

Ipson won election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Ipson raised a total of $17,037.

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

Don Ipson received an index rating of 73%.

2011

Don Ipson received an index rating of 67%.

2012

Don Ipson received an index rating of 47%.

2013

Don Ipson received an index rating of 56%.

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

Don Ipson received a score of 92% in the 2012 scorecard.[8]

Personal

Ipson has a wife, JoAnn.

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