|Utah House of Representatives District 54|
|2009 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Per diem||$96/day (lodging) |
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Willamette University, 1989|
|Master's||University of Virginia, 1992|
|J.D.||University of Virginia School of Law, 1995|
|Ph.D.||University of Virginia, 2000|
|Birthday||March 18, 1966|
|Place of birth||Tacoma, WA|
Powell was a Briefing Attorney for the Texas Court of Appeals in 1995. He then worked as a Senior Law Clerk for the Illinois Supreme Court from 1996 to 2000. He has worked as an attorney for Tesch Law Offices since 2001.
Powell earned his BA in Political Science/English from Willamette University in 1989. He went on to receive his MA in Government from the University of Virginia in 1992. He then received his JD from the University of Virginia in 1995. In 2000, he earned his PhD from the University of Virginia.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Powell served on the following committees:
|Utah Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Government Operations|
|• Retirement and Independent Entities, Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Powell served on the following committees:
|Utah Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Government Operations, Chair|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Powell served on the following committees:
|Utah Committee Assignments, 2009|
Powell won re-election in the 2012 election for Utah House of Representatives District 54. He ran unopposed in the June 26 Republican primary and defeated Chris Robinson (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. 
|Utah House of Representatives, District 54, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Kraig Powell Incumbent||59.3%||9,252|
Powell raised $33,875 for his campaign while Anderton raised $6,855and Thompson raised $17.
|Utah State House of Representatives, District 54 (2008)|
|Kraig Powell (R)||9,353|
|Neil Anderton (D)||4,170|
|Douglas Thompson (C)||350|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Powell received $4,962 in campaign contributions. The largest contributors are listed below.
|Utah House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Kraig Powell's campaign in 2010|
|Uintah County Republican Party||$250|
|Total Raised in 2010||$4,962|
Powell raised $33,875 for the 2008 election.
His major contributors are listed below.
|Wasatch County Republican Party||$2,000|
|Utah House Republican Elections Committee||$2,000|
Powell and his wife, Kim, have four children.
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- My view: Utah Republicans should embrace Common Core - Deseret News
- Senator pushing to have Utah's attorney general appointed - Salt Lake Tribune
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- Utah House of Representatives - Rep. Kraig Powell
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
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