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Derek Brown
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Utah House of Representatives District 49
Former officeholder
In office
2011 - January 2, 2014
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBrigham Young University
J.D.Pepperdine School of Law
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Derek E. Brown was a Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives, representing District 49, from 2010 until his resignation January 2, 2014.[1]

Biography

Brown received a B.A. from Brigham Young University and a J.D. from Pepperdine School of Law. He is an attorney and professional pianist.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Brown served on the following committees:

Utah Committee Assignments, 2013
Business and Labor
Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice
Rules, Vice-chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brown served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012

Brown won re-election in the 2012 election for Utah House of Representatives District 49. Brown was unopposed in the June 26 Republican primary and defeated Mark Quigley (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Utah House of Representatives, District 49, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDerek Brown Incumbent 61.2% 11,365
     Democratic Mark Quigley 38.8% 7,191
Total Votes 18,556

2010

On November 2, 2010, Brown won election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 49[3].

Utah House of Representatives, District 49 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Derek Brown (R) 5,875
F. Jay Seegmiller (D) 4,477

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Brown is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Brown raised a total of $143,373 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 15, 2013.[4]

Derek Brown's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Utah State House, District 49 Won $73,403
2010 Utah State House, District 49 Won $69,970
Grand Total Raised $143,373

2012

Brown won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Brown raised a total of $73,403.
Utah House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Derek Brown's campaign in 2012
Utah Association Of Realtors$8,000
Brown, Derek$5,000
Burg, Jeff$4,000
Utah House Republican Elections Cmte$4,000
Gill, Tim$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$73,403
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Brown won election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Brown raised a total of $69,970.

Scorecards

The Libertas Institute Index

See also: The 2013 Libertas Institute Legislative Index

The Libertas Institute is a libertarian-leaning think tank located in Utah.[5] Each year the organization releases a Legislative Index for Utah State Representatives and Senators.

2012

Derek Brown received an index rating of 53%.

2013

Derek Brown received an index rating of 43%.

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.[6]

2012

Derek Brown received a score of 77% in the 2012 scorecard.[7]

Personal

Brown and his wife, Emilie de Azevedo Brown, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
F. Jay Seegmiller (D)
Utah House of Representatives District 49
2010-2014
Succeeded by
Robert Spendlove (R)