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Merlynn Newbold

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Merlynn Newbold
Merlynn Newbold.jpg
Utah House of Representatives District 50
Former member
In office
2001 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$273/day
Per diem$95/day for lodging, $61/day for meals
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBrigham Young University
Personal
ProfessionConsultant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Merlynn Newbold is a former Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives, representing District 50 from 2001 to 2013.

Newbold previously served on the South Jordan City Council.

Newbold is a Consultant.

Newbold earned her B.S. in Business Management from Brigham Young University.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012

Newbold ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Utah House of Representatives District 50. She was defeated by Rich Cunningham and Steven E. Roberts in the Republican convention.[1]

2010

On November 2, 2010, Newbold won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 50[2].

Utah House of Representatives, District 50 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Merlynn Newbold (R) 9,588
Gary R. Olsen (D) 3,760
Russell G. Hatch (C) 959

2008

On November 4, 2008, Newbold won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 50 defeating opponents Patty Rich (D) and Russell Hatch (C).[3]

Newbold raised $23,977 for her campaign while Rich raised $16 and Hatch raised $0.[4]

Utah State House of Representatives, District 50 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Merylnn Newbold (R) 12,938
Patty Rich (D) 5,273
Russell Hatch (C) 1,050

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Newbold received $54,744 in campaign contributions. The largest contributors are listed below.[5]

Utah House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Merlynn Newbold's campaign in 2010
Quality Jobs Coalition$2,500
Merit Medical Systems$2,267
Utah Association Of Realtors$2,000
Sorenson, Beverley T$2,000
Ipson, Don & Joann$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $54,744

2008

Newbold raised $23,977 for the 2008 election.

Her major contributors are listed below.[6]

Donor Amount
PCM Venture I $1,500
Utah Association of Realtors $1,500
Kevin Garn Election Campaign $1,000
Utah House Republican Elections Committee $1,000

Scorecards

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

Merlynn Newbold received a score of 92% in the 2012 scorecard.[8]

Personal

Newbold has a husband, Ray.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Utah House of Representatives District 50
2001-2013
Succeeded by
Rich Cunningham (R)