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Utah House of Representatives District 58
In office
November 20, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 1
PredecessorSpencer Cox (R)
Base salary$117/day + per diem
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Master'sHistory, University of Utah
ProfessionAssistent Professor
Jon Cox is a Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives, representing District 58. He was first appointed in November 15, 2013, by Utah Governor Gary Herbert. Jon Cox was recommended by the Republican Party delegates to be appointed to replace his fourth cousin, Spencer Cox, who resigned to become Utah Lieutenant Governor.[1][2][3]


Cox earned his M.A. in History from the University of Utah. He worked for five years as a constituent liaison in United State Senator Bob Bennett’s office and is currently an assistant professor of history at Snow College. Cox is a Sanpete County Commissioner.[4][5]



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 Jon Cox is unopposed in the Republican convention. Gary Van Horn is running as an Independent American candidate.[6]


Jon Cox lives in Ephraim. He and Spencer Cox are fourth cousins.[7]

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Preceded by
Spencer Cox (R)
Utah House of Representatives District 58
Succeeded by