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Stewart Barlow

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Stewart Barlow
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Utah House of Representatives District 17
In office
September 1, 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
Base salary$117/day
Per diem$96/day (lodging)
$61/day (meals)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedSeptember 1, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Utah
M.D.Georgetown University
Office website
Campaign website
Stewart Barlow is a Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives, representing District 17. Barlow was first appointed to the Utah House of Representatives on September 1, 2011, following the resignation of Julie Fisher.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Barlow served on the following committees:

Utah Committee Assignments, 2013
Health and Human Services


Campaign themes


Barlow's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Taxes And The Economy

  • Excerpt: "Utah’s balanced budget law ensures that state government lives within its means. However, that doesn’t stop government from increasing “the pie” by raising taxes, I will stand strongly in opposition to tax increases."


  • Excerpt: "Government should not be in the health care business. The free market approach is preferable to leaving decisions to bureaucrats. More freedom to choose and innovate will keep our health care the best in the world."


  • Excerpt: "I believe in respect for the rule of law. We cannot turn a blind eye to the problems created by illegal immigration but we must balance this with the realities we now face since the federal government has been derelict in its duty to protect our borders."


  • Excerpt: "A vibrant economy depends on a well-educated work force and in order for our state to remain competitive we must focus on continual improvement of our education system. I believe we are moving into a new and exciting education world thanks to online learning."



See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Utah House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on June 24, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 20, 2014. Eric Last is unopposed in the Democratic convention. Incumbent Stewart Barlow will face Scott Balaich in the Republican convention.[2]


See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012

Barlow won re-election in the 2012 election for Utah House of Representatives District 17. Barlow was unopposed in the June 26 Republican primary and defeated Bonnie Peterson Flint (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

Utah House of Representatives, District 17, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngStewart Barlow Incumbent 70.7% 11,205
     Democratic Bonnie Peterson Flint 29.3% 4,652
Total Votes 15,857

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Barlow is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Barlow raised a total of $16,810 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 14, 2013.[4]

Stewart Barlow's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Utah State House, District 17 Won $16,810
Grand Total Raised $16,810


Barlow won election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Barlow raised a total of $16,810.


The Libertas Institute Index

See also: The 2013 Libertas Institute Legislative Index

The Libertas Institute is a libertarian-leaning think tank located in Utah.[5] Each year the organization releases a Legislative Index for Utah State Representatives and Senators.


Stewart Barlow received an index rating of 47%.


Stewart Barlow received an index rating of 48%.

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.[6]


Stewart Barlow received a score of 100% in the 2012 scorecard.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Julie Fisher
Utah House of Representatives District 17
Succeeded by