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Jim Dunnigan

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Jim Dunnigan
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Utah House of Representatives District 39
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$117/day
Per diem$96/day (lodging)
$61/day (meals)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
City Council, Taylorsville City
1996-2002
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Utah, 1976
Personal
BirthdayMarch 31, 1953
Place of birthSalt Lake City, UT
ReligionLDS
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
James A. "Jim" Dunnigan (b. March 31, 1953) is a Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives, representing District 39. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Biography

Dunnigan earned his B.S. in Business Management from the University of Utah in 1976.

Dunnigan was the owner/Insurance Broker of Dunnigan Insurance from 1976 to 2004.

Dunnigan was the State Delegate of the Republican Party from 1990 to 1992. He also was Councilman on the Taylorsville-Bennion Community Council from 1991 to 1996. From 1996 to 2002, he served on the Taylorsville City Council. Dunnigan then served as County Delegate for the Republican Party from 2002 to 2004.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Utah Committee Assignments, 2013
Business and Labor, Chair
Political Subdivisions

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Dunnigan 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 consist of a primary election on June 24, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 20, 2014. Incumbent Jim Dunnigan is unopposed in the Republican convention.[1]

2012

See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012

Dunnigan won re-election in the 2012 election for Utah House of Representatives District 39. Dunnigan was unopposed in the June 26 Republican primary and defeated Barbara Eubanks (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Utah House of Representatives, District 39, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Dunnigan Incumbent 60.3% 7,484
     Democratic Barbara Eubanks 39.7% 4,928
Total Votes 12,412

2010

On November 2, 2010, Dunnigan won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 39.[3]

Utah House of Representatives, District 39 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Jim Dunnigan (R) 3,586
Alan Peterson (D) 1,965
Ryan J Kelly (L) 278

2008

On November 4, 2008, Dunnigan won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 39 defeating opponents Denise Hancock (D).

Dunnigan raised $53,321 for his campaign while Hancock raised $17,608.[4]

Utah State House of Representatives, District 39 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Jim Dunnigan (R) 4,719
Denise Hancock (D) 4,011

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Dunnigan is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Dunnigan raised a total of $421,412 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 15, 2013.[5]

Jim Dunnigan's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Utah State House, District 39 Won $147,937
2010 Utah State House, District 39 Won $128,368
2008 Utah State House, District 39 Won $53,321
2006 Utah State House, District 39 Won $31,505
2004 Utah State House, District 39 Won $44,691
2002 Utah State House, District 39 Won $15,590
Grand Total Raised $421,412

2012

Dunnigan won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Dunnigan raised a total of $147,937.

2010

Dunnigan won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Dunnigan raised a total of $128,368.

2008

Dunnigan won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Dunnigan raised a total of $53,321.

2006

Dunnigan won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Dunnigan raised a total of $31,505.

2004

Dunnigan won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Dunnigan raised a total of $44,691.

2002

Dunnigan won election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Dunnigan raised a total of $15,590.

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

Jim Dunnigan received an index rating of 775%.

2011

Jim Dunnigan received an index rating of 53%.

2012

Jim Dunnigan received an index rating of 56%.

2013

Jim Dunnigan received an index rating of 45%.

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

Jim Dunnigan received a score of 69% in the 2012 scorecard.[8]

Personal

Dunnigan and his wife, Vicki, have two children.

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Utah House of Representatives District 39
2003-present
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