Patrick Painter

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Patrick Painter
Patrick Painter.jpg
Utah House of Representatives District 67
Former member
In office
2005 - 2013
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Base salary$273/day
Per diem$95/day for lodging, $61/day for meals
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Term limitsN/A
Associate'sUtah Valley State College
ProfessionNew Car Dealer
(dead link) Office website
Patrick Painter is a former Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives, representing District 67 from 2005 to 2013.


Painter attended Brigham Young University. He went on to receive his A.A.S. in Business from Utah Valley State College. Painter is a car dealer.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Utah State Senate elections, 2012

Painter ran in the 2012 election for Utah State Senate District 24. He was defeated by incumbent Ralph Okerlund in the Republican primary on June 26, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Utah State Senate District 24 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRalph Okerlund Incumbent 61.1% 7,278
Patrick Painter 38.9% 4,626
Total Votes 11,904


See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2010

Painter won re-election in 2010. He defeated Richard Behling in the GOP convention on May 8. Painter defeated Scott Parkin (D) and Feleni Siufanua (C) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Utah State House of Representatives, District 67 (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Patrick Painter (R) 6,541
Scott Parkin (D) 2,057
Feleni Siufanua (C) 631


On November 4, 2008, Painter won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 67 defeating opponent Feleni Siufanua (C).[4]

Painter raised $18,391 for his campaign while Siufanua raised $16.[5]

Utah State House of Representatives, District 67 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Patrick Painter (R) 32,018
Feleni Siufanua (C) 3,251

Campaign donors


In 2010, Painter received $33,799 in campaign contributions. The largest contributors are listed below.[6]

Utah House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Patrick Painter's campaign in 2010
Utah Association Of Realtors$3,000
Utah Auto Dealers Association$1,500
Workers Compensation Fund Of Utah$1,100
Reagan Outdoor Advertising$1,000
Utah County Republican Party$950
Total Raised in 2010 $33,799


Painter raised $18,391 for the 2008 election.

His major contributors are listed below.[7]

Donor Amount
Utah Association of Realtors $2,500
Utah Auto Dealers Association $1,500
Utah Home Builders Association $1,000


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.[8]


Patrick Painter received a score of 100% in the 2012 scorecard.[9]


Painter has a wife, Tonya.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Utah House of Representatives District 67
Succeeded by
Marc Roberts (R)