|Former candidate for|
|Utah State Senate, District 15|
|Bachelor's||Brigham Young University|
|Date of birth||May 8, 1961|
|Place of birth||Baltimore, Maryland|
|Religion||The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints|
In a personal submission to Ballotpedia, Kepas highlighted the following campaign themes:
Better Public Education
- Excerpt: "Education expands the opportunities for employment. An education can: increase an individual’s self-esteem, provide greater opportunities for an individual to contribute to society, become self-sufficient, and pay taxes."
Higher Individual Incomes
- Excerpt: "I have improved companies’ incomes that I have worked for by over $3.8 million, created and evaluated hundreds of financial proposals."
- Excerpt: "Spending of Public Funds only for items in the interest of the Public."
- Excerpt: "I believe that Abortion should only be considered as an option when: Pregnancy has resulted from incest or rape; The life or health of the woman is in jeopardy in the opinion of competent medical authorities; or when a fetus is known, by competent medical authorities, to have severe defects that will not allow the baby to survive beyond birth"
- Excerpt: " A strong supporter of GRAMA laws and open government."
- See also: Utah State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Utah State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 24, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 20, 2014. Emmanuel Kepas was unopposed in the Democratic convention. Incumbent Margaret Dayton was unopposed in the Republican convention. Dayton defeated Kepas in the general election.
|Utah State Senate District 15, General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Margaret Dayton Incumbent||81.6%||11,290|
|Democratic||Emmanuel "Manny" Kepas||18.4%||2,548|
Kepas ran for election in the 2012 election for Utah House of Representatives District 60. Kepas was unopposed in the June 26 Democratic primary and was defeated by Dana Layton (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Utah House of Representatives, District 60, General Election, 2012|
Kepas and his wife, Ellen, have six children.
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- Emmanuel Kepas on Facebook
- Emmanuel Kepas on LinkedIn
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Utah Lieutenant Governor, "2014 Candidate Filings," accessed March 21, 2014
- Personal Submission to Ballotpedia, September 24, 2012
- Utah Lieutenant Governor, "2012 candidate filings," accessed July 23, 2014
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