was a Republican
candidate for Governor of Utah
in the 2012 elections
. He was eliminated on the first ballot during Utah's statewide convention.
Kirkham is the President of Kirkham Motorsports, an international automotive company in Poland he founded in 1995 with his brother. Kirkham attended Brigham Young University but left before graduating.
- See also: Utah gubernatorial and lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2012
Kirkham sought the Republican nomination for Governor of Utah in 2012. He was eliminated from the race during the Utah Republican Party's nominating convention on April 21, 2012.