|Lieutenant Governor of Utah|
|October 16, 2013 – present|
|Years in position||2|
|Predecessor||Gregory Bell (R)|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Appointed||October 8, 2013|
|Appointed by||Gov. Gary Herbert (R)|
|Utah House of Representatives District 58|
|January 1, 2013 - October 14, 2013|
|High school||North Sanpete High School|
|Bachelor's||Utah State University|
|J.D.||Washington and Lee Law School|
|Place of birth||Fairview, Utah|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Political career
- 3 Elections/Appointments
- 4 Campaign donors
- 5 Scorecard
- 6 Recent news
- 7 External links
- 8 References
Following his graduation from law school, Cox was a law clerk to Federal District Judge Ted Stewart. He then began his law career at the firm of Fabian and Clendenin in Salt Lake City. Leaving that position to move back to his hometown of Fairview, Cox became Vice President of CentraCom, a rural telecommunications company. There he served on the city council and as mayor before joining the Sanpete County Commission. He was serving on the Commission when he was elected to the Utah House of Representatives in 2012.
- A.A., Snow College
- B.A., Utah State University
- J.D., Washington and Lee School of Law
Utah Lieutenant Governor (2013–present)
Cox has served as Lieutenant Governor of Utah since October 16, 2013.
Utah House of Representatives (2013)
Cox served as a member of the Utah House of Representatives from January 1, 2013 - October 16, 2013.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Cox served on the following committees:
|Utah Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Business and Labor|
|• Political Subdivisions|
Cox won election in the 2012 election for Utah House of Representatives District 58. He defeated David Parrish in the Republican convention and ran unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
Comprehensive donor information for Cox is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Cox raised a total of $14,981 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 18, 2013.
|Spencer Cox's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Utah State House, District 58||$14,981|
|Grand Total Raised||$14,981|
2012Cox won election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Cox raised a total of $14,981.
|Utah House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Spencer Cox's campaign in 2012|
|Cox, Spencer J||$3,781|
|Utah Association Of Realtors||$2,000|
|Entertainment Software Association||$500|
|Reagan Outdoor Advertising||$500|
|Utah Rural Electric Association||$500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$14,981|
|Source:Follow the Money|
The Libertas Institute Index
The Libertas Institute is a libertarian-leaning think tank located in Utah. Each year the organization releases a Legislative Index for Utah State Representatives and Senators.
Spencer Cox received an index rating of 40%.
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Spencer + Cox + Utah + Lieutenant + Governor"
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- Fox 13, "Utah’s new Lt. Governor announced," October 8, 2013
- KUTV, "Spencer Cox Sworn In as Lieutenant Governor," October 17, 2013
- Elect Spencer Cox, " About Spencer," accessed October 9, 2013
- Salt Lake Tribune, "Republicans to pick Cox’s replacement on Nov. 7," October 22, 2013
- KUTV, "Herbert Appoints Replacement for Cox's House Seat," November 15, 2013
- The Republic, "Freshman lawmaker Cox sworn in as Utah's lieutenant governor, replaces outgoing Bell," October 16, 2013
- Utah 2012 candidate filings
- Follow the Money, "Cox, Spencer J," accessed June 18, 2013
- Libertas Institute: "Legislator Indexes," accessed January 21, 2014
Greg Bell (R)
|Utah Lieutenant Governor
2013 - present
| Succeeded by|
|Utah House of Representatives District 58
| Succeeded by|
Jon Cox (R)
State of Utah
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