Scott Parkin

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Scott Parkin
Former candidate for
Utah House of Representatives District 67
Campaign website
Scott R. Parkin was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 67 of the Utah House of Representatives. Parkinson was disqualified following the Democratic convention.[1]


Campaign themes


Parkin's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

We need to focus on basic, pragmatic issues.

  • Excerpt: "The fact is that Utah needs to work on education, jobs, and fundamental services that have begun to deteriorate over the past decade. That's my focus--make the core stuff work better."

Government is about the people

  • Excerpt: "I believe in the core idea that a legislature that governs least, governs best. The focus should be on identifying and addressing real problems, and eliminating outdated or unnecessary legislation."

Communication and transparency

  • Excerpt: "I can't promise to please everyone with every vote I cast in the legislature, but I can promise to make sure you know how and why I take a position, and I can promise to actively seek your voice and understanding of those issues."

It shouldn't be about personal benefits

  • Excerpt: "I consider public service an honor and duty, and I promise to work for the interests of all, not of a particular faction or industry. "



See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Utah House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 24, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 20, 2014. Scott Parkin was unopposed in the Democratic convention but disqualified from the general election ballot. Incumbent Marc Roberts was unopposed in the Republican convention and was unopposed in the general election.[1]


See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012

Parkin ran for election in the 2012 election for Utah House of Representatives District 67. Parkin was unopposed in the June 26 Democratic primary and was defeated by Marc Roberts (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Utah House of Representatives, District 67, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMarc Roberts 82% 9,454
     Democratic Scott Parkin 18% 2,074
Total Votes 11,528

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