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Dee W. Smith

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Dee W. Smith
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Candidate for
Attorney General of Utah
Prior offices
Weber County Attorney
May 2009-present
Bachelor'sWeber State University
J.D.University of Utah
Personal website
Campaign website
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Dee W. Smith is the Weber County Attorney and was a 2012 Democratic candidate for Attorney General of Utah. He lost to John Swallow (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.


Smith earned his bachelor's degree and J.D. from Weber State University the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, respectively. He began his legal career in 1998 with a job in the Weber County Attorney's Office. He remained there for four years, until the right opportunity arose for him to shift gears- into the private sector. He signed on as a partner in the firm of Allen, Richards, Pace & Smith, where he was practicing at the time of his appointment by the Weber County Commission to serve as the county's top prosecutor. He has been the Weber County Attorney since May 15, 2009.[1]


  • B.S. Weber State University
  • J.D. University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law



See also: Utah attorney general election, 2012

McCullough was a 2012 Democratic candidate for Attorney General of Utah. He ran unopposed for his party's nomination, earning automatic advancement to the November 6 general election, where he was defeated by John Swallow (R). W. Andrew McCullough (L) came in third.[1][2]

Attorney General of Utah General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Dee W. Smith 30.1% 269,893
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Swallow 64.6% 579,118
     Libertarian W. Andrew McCullough 5.3% 47,347
Total Votes 896,358
Election Results via Utah Lieutenant Governor (dead link).

Campaign donors


Smith lost the election to the position of Utah Attorney General in 2012. During that election cycle, Smith raised a total of $66,112.


Smith lives with his wife and four children in South Ogden.



Campaign Contact:
4471 Jefferson
Odgen, Utah 84403


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