Mark Madsen

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Mark Madsen
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Utah State Senate District 13
Incumbent
In office
2005 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2017
Years in position 9
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$273/day
Per diem$95/day (lodging)
$39/day (meals)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sGeorge Mason University, 2000
J.D.Brigham Young University, 2003
Personal
ProfessionGeneral Counsel
ReligionChurch of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mark Benson Madsen is a Republican member of the Utah State Senate, representing District 13. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004.

Biography

Madsen earned his B.A. in Spanish/American Studies from George Mason University in 2000. He then received his J.D. from Brigham Young University in 2003.

Madsen worked as General Counsel/Special Project Manager for the Larry H. Miller Group from 1999 to 2005. He then worked as General Counsel for Eagle Mountain Development from 2005 to 2008.

Madsen served as Councilman for Eagle Mountain City Council from 2001 to 2004.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Utah Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Judiciary, Law Enforcement, and Criminal Justice, Chair
Rules
Administrative Rules Review

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Madsen served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Utah State Senate elections, 2012

Madsen won re-election in the 2012 election for Utah State Senate District 13. Madsen was unopposed in the June 26 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Madsen won re-election to the 13th District Seat in the Utah State Senate, defeating opponent Kenneth Peay.[2]

Madsen raised $114,691 for his campaign, while Peay raised $13,446. [3]

Utah State Senate, District 13 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Madsen (R) 29,762 73.6%
Kenneth Peay (D) 10,661 26.4%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Madsen is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Madsen raised a total of $421,426 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 10, 2013.[4]

Mark Madsen's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Utah State Senate, District 13 Won $133,312
2010 Utah State Senate, District 13 Not up for election $79,291
2008 Utah State Senate, District 13 Won $114,691
2006 Utah State Senate, District 13 Not up for election $25,800
2004 Utah State Senate, District 13 Won $68,332
Grand Total Raised $421,426

2012

Madsen won re-election to the Utah State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Madsen raised a total of $133,312.
Utah State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mark Madsen's campaign in 2012
Maverik Inc$15,000
Senate Republican Campaign Cmte Of Utah$6,500
Merit Medical Systems$5,000
Ericksen, Gregory Scott$5,000
SME Industries Inc$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$133,312
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Madsen was not up for election to the Utah State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Madsen raised a total of $79,291.

2008

Madsen won re-election to the Utah State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Madsen raised a total of $114,691.

2006

Madsen was not up for election to the Utah State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Madsen raised a total of $25,800.

2004

Madsen won election to the Utah State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Madsen raised a total of $68,332.

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.[5] Each year the organization releases a Legislative Index for Utah State Representatives and Senators.

2010

Mark Madsen received an index rating of 86%.

2011

Mark Madsen received an index rating of 55%.

2012

Mark Madsen received an index rating of 73%.

2013

Mark Madsen received an index rating of 75%.

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.[6]

2012

Mark Madsen received a score of 100% in the 2012 score card.[7]

Personal

Madsen and his wife Erin have four children.

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Utah Senate District 13
2005–present
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