was a 2014
candidate seeking election to the
the 4th Congressional District
On April 26, 2014, he won the
nomination during Utah's Democratic Convention with 98 percent of the vote.
Doug Owens lost the general election on November 4, 2014.
Owens graduated from the University of Utah in 1986. He went on to earn a law degree from Yale Law School in 1989. Owens currently works as an attorney.
Utah's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014
Owens ran in the
2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Utah's 4th District. On April 26, 2014, Owens won the Democratic nomination during Utah's Democratic Convention with 98 percent of the vote. Bill Peterson lost, receiving two percent of the vote.  Doug Owens lost the general election on November 4, 2014.
U.S. House, Utah District 4 General Election, 2014
Mia Love 50%
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UtahPolicy.com October 7-9, 2014 49% 40% 1% 1% 1% 9% +/-4.9 400
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VIDEO Doug Owens for Congress, "Putting people before politics."
VIDEO Doug Owens for Congress, "Working together for common-sense solutions."
VIDEO Doug Owens for Congress, "Fighting for middle class families."
Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the
Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Owens' reports.
Doug Owens (2014) Campaign Finance Reports Report Date Filed Beginning Balance Total Contributions for Reporting Period Expenditures Cash on Hand Pre-Convention  April 14, 2014 $0.00 $132,890.09 $(15,033.55) $117,856.54 Running totals $132,890.09 $(15,033.55)
Owens married Cynthia Smart in 1988. They have four children.
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Utah Lieutenant Governor, "2014 Candidate Filings," accessed March 21, 2014
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Salt Lake Tribune, "Utah Democrats elect Corroon as chairman, tap Owens in 4th District," accessed May 5, 2014
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Campaign website, "Meet Doug Owens," accessed March 31, 2014
Federal Election Commission, "Owens 2014 Summary reports," accessed May 9, 2014
Federal Election Commission, "Pre-Convention," accessed May 9, 2014