Kenneth Sumsion

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Kenneth Sumsion
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Utah House of Representatives District 56
Former member
In office
2007 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$273/day
Per diem$95/day for lodging, $61/day for meals
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBrigham Young University
Master'sBrigham Young University
Personal
Place of birthRichfield, UT
ProfessionCertified Public Accountant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Kenneth Sumsion is a former Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives, representing District 56 from 2007 to 2013. He was a candidate for Governor of Utah in the 2012 elections, but was eliminated in the Utah Republican Party's nominating convention on April 21, 2012.[1]

Sumsion has worked in the following positions: Internal Auditor/Fiscal Analyst for Vulcan Materials, Division Controller from Morton Metalcraft, and Auditor/Systems Consultant for Arthur Andersen. He is currently a Certified Public Accountant. He is also an Internal Consultant for Brigham Young University.

Sumsion earned his B.S. in Accounting from Brigham Young University. He went on to receive his MACC from Brigham Young University.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sumsion served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Utah gubernatorial and lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2012

Sumsion did not run for re-election in 2012. He sought the Republican nomination for Governor of Utah in 2012 but was eliminated from the race during the Utah Republican Party's nominating convention on April 21, 2012.[2]

2010

On November 2, 2010, Sumsion won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 56[3].

Utah House of Representatives, District 56 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kenneth Sumsion (R) 13,502
Lori A. Bonner (D) 2,391

2008

On November 4, 2008, Sumision won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 56 defeating opponent Michael Barron (C).[4]

Sumsion raised $18,146 for his campaign while Barron raised $0.[5]

Utah State House of Representatives, District 56 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kenneth Sumsion (R) 19,296
Michael Barron (C) 2,842

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Sumsion received $13,356 in campaign contributions. The largest contributors are listed below.[6]

Utah House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kenneth Sumsion's campaign in 2010
Utah Association Of Realtors$2,000
Reagan Outdoor Advertising$1,000
Utah Bankers Association$750
Entertainment Software Association$500
Utah Association Of Collectors$500
Total Raised in 2010 $13,356

2008

Sumsion raised $18,146 for the 2008 election.

His major contributors are listed below.[7]

Donor Amount
Utah Association of Realtors $3,000
Parents for Choicee in Education $1,225
David Clark $1,000

Scorecards

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.[8]

2012

Kenneth Sumsion received a score of 100% in the 2012 scorecard.[9]

Personal

Sumsion and his wife, Lisa, have six children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Utah House of Representatives District 56
2007-2013
Succeeded by
Kay Christofferson (R)