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Casey Anderson

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Casey Anderson
Candidate for
Utah State Senate District 28
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Utah State Senate District 28
May 17, 2011 - 2013
Bachelor'sSouthern Utah University
Master'sSouthern Utah University
ProfessionSocial Service Worker
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Casey Anderson is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 28 of the Utah State Senate.

Anderson is a former Republican member of the Utah State Senate, representing the 28th District from his appointment on May 17, 2011 to January 1, 2013.

Anderson replaced Dennis Stowell, who died of a heart attack on April 17, 2011.[1]

Anderson was elected in 2011 to serve as Iron County Republican Party chair.[2]



See also: Utah State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Utah State Senate will consist of a primary election on June 24, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 20, 2014. Incumbent Evan Vickers will face Casey Anderson in the Republican convention.[3]


See also: Utah State Senate elections, 2012

Anderson ran for election in the 2012 election for Utah State Senate District 28. He was defeated by Evan Vickers in the Republican primary on June 26, 2012.[4][5]

Utah State Senate District 28 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngEvan J. Vickers 63.7% 6,549
Casey O. Anderson Incumbent 36.3% 3,730
Total Votes 10,279


In Utah, the Governor fills vacancies by appointment. The appointee is recommended by a special meeting of the outgoing member's party caucus.

After three rounds of voting, Anderson was selected for recommendation. He defeated five other candidates -- including Stowell's widow -- to have his name submitted to the Governor for appointment.[6] He defeated Rep. Evan Vickers, Peter Greathouse, Keith Harrison, Allen Smith and Marilee Stowell (the predecessor's widow).[1]


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]


Casey Anderson received a score of 100% in the 2012 score card.[8]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dennis Stowell
Utah Senate District 28
Succeeded by
Evan Vickers (R)