Laura Black

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Laura Black
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Utah House of Representatives District 45
Former representative
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Educator
Laura Black was a Democratic member of the Utah House of Representatives, representing District 45. She was defeated in the November 2, 2010, general election.

Black was a candidate for the Utah State House of Representatives in 2004 and 2006, but was not elected in either case. She joined the Utah State House in 2009, representing District 45 until 2011.

Black is a former teacher at Bingham High School. She currently works for the Jordan Education Association.

Black attended Brigham Young University. She went on to receive her B.S. in Family and Consumer Science/Education from the University of Utah.



Black was defeated by Republican challenger Steven Eliason in the November 2, 2010 general election[1].


On November 4, 2008, Black won election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 45 defeating opponents Brian Monsen (R) and Dave Perry (C).[2]

Black raised $37,160 for her campaign while Monsen raised $39,990 and Perry raised $1,110.[3]

Utah State House of Representatives, District 45 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Laura Black (D) 6,116
Brian Monsen (R) 5,492
Dave Perry (C) 331

Campaign donors


Black raised $37,160 for the 2008 election.

Her major contributors are listed below.[4]

Donor Amount
Utah Committee for a Democratic Majority $4,500
Utah Education Association $2,000
Atkinson Consulting $1,500

Committee assignments


Black is single.

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Political offices
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Utah House of Representatives District 45
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