Todd Kiser

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Todd Kiser
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Utah Commissioner of Insurance
Incumbent
In office
January 2013 - Present
Years in position 2
PartyNonpartisan
PredecessorNeal Gooch
Compensation
Base salary$107,266
Elections and appointments
AppointedDecember 20, 2012
Appointed byGov. Gary Herbert
Campaign $$154,288
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Utah House of Representatives
2003-2012
Personal
Place of birthTexas
ProfessionPresident/Insurance Agent, Kiser-Lord Insurance Agency
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Todd Kiser is the current Utah Commissioner of Insurance. He was appointed by Governor Gary Herbert on December 20, 2012.[1] He is a former Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives, representing District 41 from 2003 to 2013.

Biography

Kiser attended Ricks College on a basketball scholarship. Moving to Salt Lake City, he started a career in Real Estate and insurance, founding the Kiser Insurance Agency in 1976. He was elected to the Utah House of Representatives in 2002 and served until 2013.[1]

Education

  • Attended, Ricks College

Political Career

Utah Commissioner of Insurance (2013-Present)

Kiser has served as Utah Commissioner of Insurance since January 2013.[1]

Utah State House of Representatives (2003-2012)

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kiser served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Kiser served on the following committees:

Elections/Appointments

2012

See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kiser did not run for re-election in 2012.[2] He was appointed Utah Commissioner of Insurance by Gov. Gary Herbert on December 20, 2012.[1] In a statement Herbert said, "With his professional expertise and legislative experience, Todd will provide the right balance of technical understanding and policy insight."[3]

2010

On November 2, 2010, Kiser won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 41[4].

Utah House of Representatives, District 41 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Todd Kiser (R) 5,033
John Jackson (D) 2,072
Matt Woolley (C) 510

2008

On November 4, 2008, Kiser won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 41 defeating opponents Fred Ash (D) and Matthew Woolley (C).[5]

Kiser raised $41,239 for his campaign while Ash raised $5,275 and Woolley raised $0.[6]

Utah State House of Representatives, District 41 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Todd Kiser (R) 5,769
Fred Ash (D) 4,375
Matthew Woolley (C) 453

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kiser is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Kiser raised a total of $154,288 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 9, 2013.[7]

Todd Kiser's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2010 UT House of Representatives Won $55,200
2008 UT House of Representatives Won $41,239
2006 UT House of Representatives Won $23,666
2004 UT House of Representatives Won $14,050
2002 UT House of Representatives Won $20,133
Grand Total Raised $154,288

2010

In 2010, Kiser received $55,200 in campaign contributions. The largest contributors are listed below.[8]

Utah House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Todd Kiser's campaign in 2010
Workers Compensation Fund Of Utah$2,350
Utah Association Of Realtors$2,000
Comcast$2,000
American Legislative Exchange Council$2,000
Merit Medical Systems$1,350
Total Raised in 2010 $55,200

2008

Kiser raised $41,239 for the 2008 election.

His major contributors are listed below.[9]

Donor Amount
Utah Manufacturers Association $1,600
Workers Compensation Fund of Utah $1,600
Utah Association of Realtors $1,500

Scorecards

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.[10]

2012

Todd Kiser received a score of 85% in the 2012 scorecard.[11]

Personal

Kiser has a wife, Julianne.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Neal Gooch
Utah Commissioner of Insurance
2012-Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Utah House of Representatives District 41
2003-2013
Succeeded by
Dan McCay (R)