Kay McIff

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Kay McIff
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Utah House of Representatives District 70
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$273/day
Per diem$95/day (lodging)
$39/day (meals)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUtah State University
J.D.University of Utah
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Kay L. McIff is a Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives, representing District 70. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

McIff earned his B.S. from Utah State University. He went on to receive his J.D. from the University of Utah. He is an attorney.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Utah Committee Assignments, 2013
Judiciary, Chair
Revenue and Taxation
Native American Legislative Liaison

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, McIff 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 take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 20, 2014. Kalen Jones was unopposed in the Democratic convention. Incumbent Kay McIff was unopposed in the Republican convention. R. Glenn Stoneman is running as a Constitution candidate. Jones, McIff and Stoneman will face off in the general election. Leonard Brown withdrew before the election.[1]

2012

See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012

McIff won re-election in the 2012 election for Utah House of Representatives District 70. He defeated Lenard Wright in the Republican convention and defeated Wayne Hoskisson (D) and L S Brown (C) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Utah House of Representatives, District 70, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKay McIff Incumbent 73.5% 10,332
     Democratic Wayne Hoskisson 19.5% 2,742
     Constitution L.S. Brown 7% 988
Total Votes 14,062

2010

On November 2, 2010, McIff won election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 70.[3]

Utah House of Representatives, District 70 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kay L McIff (R) 7,818
L S Brown (C) 1,617

2008

On November 4, 2008, McIff won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 70 defeating opponent Bevan Bastian (C).

McIff raised $10,155 for his campaign while Bastian raised $0.[4]

Utah State House of Representatives, District 70 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kay McIff (R) 9,169
Bevan Bastian (C) 2,697

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for McIff is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, McIff raised a total of $53,034 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 18, 2013.[5]

Kay McIff's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Utah State House, District 70 Won $19,303
2010 Utah State House, District 70 Won $12,155
2008 Utah State House, District 70 Won $10,155
2006 Utah State House, District 70 Won $11,421
Grand Total Raised $53,034

2012

McIff won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, McIff raised a total of $19,303.
Utah House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kay McIff's campaign in 2012
Utah House Republican Elections Cmte$1,000
Reagan Outdoor Advertising$1,000
Siegfried & Jensen$1,000
Utah Bankers Association$850
Craig Swapp & Associates$750
Total Raised in 2012$19,303
Source:Follow the Money

2010

McIff won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, McIff raised a total of $12,155.

2008

McIff won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, McIff raised a total of $10,155.

2006

McIff won election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, McIff raised a total of $11,421.

Scorecards

See also: State legislative scorecards and State legislative scorecards in Utah

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2013-2014

In 2013, the 60th Utah State Legislature, first year, was in session from January 28 to March 14. In 2014, the 60th Utah State Legislature, second year, was in session from January 27 to March 14.

  • Legislators are scored based on their votes on legislation related to women’s health, access to reproductive health care and education.
  • Legislators are scored on their votes on key small business issues.
  • Legislators are scored based on their votes relating to the organization's mission of promoting the "Principles of Limited Government, the State and U.S. Constitutions, Representative Government, Participatory Democracy, a Free Market Economy, Separation of Powers, and Family."
  • Legislators are scored based on their votes on bills picked by Sutherland that promote conservative policy.
  • Legislators are scored based on the issue of education.
  • Legislators are scored based on their votes relating to environmental and conservation issues.
  • Legislators are scored based on their votes on taxpayer related bills.
  • Legislators are scored based on their votes on bills relating to Common Core reforms.
  • Legislators are scored based on their votes in relation to the organization's "mission to defend individual liberty, private property, and free enterprise."

2011-2012

In 2011, the 59th Utah State Legislature, first year, was in session from January 24 to March 10. In 2012, the 59th Utah State Legislature, second year, was in session from January 23 to March 8.

  • Legislators are scored based on their votes on legislation related to women’s health, access to reproductive health care and education.
  • Legislators are scored based on their votes relating to the organization's mission of promoting the "Principles of Limited Government, the State and U.S. Constitutions, Representative Government, Participatory Democracy, a Free Market Economy, Separation of Powers, and Family."
  • Legislators are scored based on their votes on bills picked by Sutherland that promote conservative policy.
  • Legislators are scored based on the issue of education.
  • Legislators are scored based on their votes relating to environmental and conservation issues.
  • Legislators are scored based on their votes on taxpayer related bills.
  • Legislators are scored based on their votes in relation to the organization's "mission to defend individual liberty, private property, and free enterprise."

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

Kay McIff received an index rating of 62%.

2011

Kay McIff received an index rating of 31%.

2012

Kay McIff received an index rating of 40%.

2013

Kay McIff received an index rating of 41%.

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

Kay McIff received a score of 83% in the 2012 scorecard.[8]

Personal

McIff has a wife, Renee.

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Preceded by
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Utah House of Representatives District 70
2007-present
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