|Utah House of Representatives District 45|
|2011 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Per diem||$96/day (lodging) |
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||University of Utah|
|Master's||University of Utah|
|Profession||Certified public accountant|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Committee assignments
- 3 Elections
- 4 Campaign donors
- 5 Scorecards
- 6 Personal
- 7 Recent news
- 8 External links
- 9 References
Eliason received his bachelor's degree and M.B.A. from the University of Utah, where he has also occasionally taught accounting. He has been a Certified Public Accountant in Utah since 1997.
Prior to his election, Eliason was the Chief Financial Officer and General Manager for the retail division of the Utah Jazz (Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment). He previously worked as Senior Audit Manager for KPMG, an accounting and auditing firm.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Eliason served on the following committees:
|Utah Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Retirement and Independent Entities|
|• Revenue and Taxation|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Eliason served on the following committees:
|Utah Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice|
Eliason won re-election in the 2012 election for Utah House of Representatives District 45. Eliason was unopposed in the June 26 Republican primary and defeated Gary Forbush (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Utah House of Representatives, District 45, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Steven Eliason Incumbent||55.4%||8,048|
|Utah House of Representatives, District 45 General Election (2010)|
|Steven Eliason (R)||4,398|
|Laura Black (D)||3,831|
|David Perry (C)||327|
Comprehensive donor information for Eliason is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Eliason raised a total of $70,134 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 15, 2013.
|Steven Eliason's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Utah State House, District 45||$38,293|
|2010||Utah State House, District 45||$31,841|
|Grand Total Raised||$70,134|
2012Eliason won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Eliason raised a total of $38,293.
|Utah House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Steven Eliason's campaign in 2012|
|Larry H Miller Group Of Companies||$5,000|
|Utah Association Of Realtors||$4,000|
|Utah House Republican Elections Cmte||$2,500|
|Reagan Outdoor Advertising||$2,469|
|Salt Lake County Republican Party||$2,454|
|Total Raised in 2012||$38,293|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Eliason won election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Eliason raised a total of $31,841.
|Utah House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Steven Eliason's campaign in 2010|
|Larry H Miller Co||$5,000|
|Utah House Republican Elections Cmte||$4,500|
|Merit Medical Systems||$3,300|
|David L Clark Campaign Account||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$31,841|
|Source:Follow the Money|
The Libertas Institute Index
The Libertas Institute is a libertarian-leaning think tank located in Utah. Each year the organization releases a Legislative Index for Utah State Representatives and Senators.
Steven Eliason received an index rating of 43%.
Steven Eliason received an index rating of 31%.
Steven Eliason received an index rating of 24%.
The Sutherland Institute Scorecard
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.
Steven Eliason received a score of 73% in the 2012 scorecard.
Eliason and his wife, Jana, have six children.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Steven + Eliason + Utah + House"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Bill would let teachers probe kids' suicidal thoughts - Salt Lake Tribune
- Lawmakers balk at expanding DNA sampling of suspects - Salt Lake Tribune
- News roundup: Florida congressman takes leave after cocaine bust - Salt Lake Tribune (blog)
- Steven Eliason on the Utah House of Representatives website
- Steven Eliason's biography on Project Vote Smart
- Steven Eliason's official campaign website
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- Utah 2012 candidate filings
- Utah House of Representatives election results
- '"Follow the Money, "Eliason, Steven," accessed June 15, 2013
- Libertas Institute: "Legislator Indexes," accessed January 21, 2014
- The Sutherland Institute, "2012 Legislative Session"
- 2012 Sutherland Institute Legislative Socrecard
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