Ben Ferry

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Ben Ferry
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Utah House of Representatives District 2
Former representative
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Ben Ferry (b. October 11, 1956) was a Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives, representing District 2.

Ferry is on the Utah Republican Party Executive Committee. He has also served as the County Chair of the Box Elder County Republican Party Executive Committee. He joined the Utah House of Representatives in 1999 and served in that position since until 2011.

Ferry has worked in Agri-Business as a rancher, farmer, and Commercial Feedlot Operator.

Ferry earned his B.S. from Brigham Young University. He went on to receive his M.B.A. from the University of Utah.



See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2010

Ferry ran for re-election to the 2nd District Seat in 2010 but did not receive the Republican nomination at the primary convention.


On November 4, 2008, Ferry won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 11, defeating opponents Mark Openshaw (D) and Becky Maddox.[1]

Ferry raised $74,001 for his campaign while Openshaw raised $12,982 and Maddox raised $583.[2]

Utah State House of Representatives, District 2 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ben Ferry (R) 5,560
Mark Openshaw (D) 3,738
Becky Maddox (C) 468

Campaign donors


Ferry raised $24,340 for the 2008 election.

His major contributors are listed below.[3]

Donor Amount
Utah Association of Realtors $1,500
Utah Bankers Association $1,500
EnergySolutions $1,350

Committee assignments


Ferry has a wife, Margaret.

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Political offices
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Utah House of Representatives District 2
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