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}}{{tnr}}'''Rebecca P. "Becky" Edwards''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Utah House of Representatives]], representing District 20. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Rebecca P. "Becky" Edwards''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Utah House of Representatives]], representing [[Utah House of Representatives District 20|District 20]]. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.  
  
 
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Edwards won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012|Utah House of Representatives]] District 20.  Edwards defeated [[Aaron Nelson]] in the Republican convention and defeated [[Daniel Donahue]] (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://elections.utah.gov/election-resources/2012-candidate-filings#House Utah 2012 candidate filings]</ref>
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Edwards won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012|Utah House of Representatives]] District 20.  Edwards defeated [[Aaron Nelson]] in the Republican convention and defeated [[Daniel Donahue]] (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://elections.utah.gov/election-resources/2012-candidate-filings#House ''Lieutenant Governor's Office,'' "Utah 2012 candidate filings," accessed March 29, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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On November 2, 2010 Edwards won re-election to the [[Utah House of Representatives]], District 20.<ref>[http://electionresults.utah.gov/xmlData/State_House.html Utah House of Representatives election results]</ref>
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On November 2, 2010, Edwards won re-election to the [[Utah House of Representatives]], District 20.<ref>[http://electionresults.utah.gov/xmlData/State_House.html ''Utah Election Results,'' "Utah House of Representatives election results," accessed March 29, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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On November 4, 2008, Edwards won election to the [[Utah House of Representatives]], District 20, defeating opponents Kyle Roberts (D) and Robert Moultrie (C).<ref>[http://elections.utah.gov/electionresults.html 2008 Election Results, Utah House of Representatives]</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Edwards won election to the [[Utah House of Representatives]], District 20, defeating opponents Kyle Roberts (D) and Robert Moultrie (C).
  
Edwards raised $49,299 for her campaign while Roberts raised $2,417 and 2,417 raised $253.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=UT&y=2008 2008 Utah Election Fundraising, Candidates]</ref>
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Edwards raised $49,299 for her campaign while Roberts raised $2,417 and 2,417 raised $253.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=UT&y=2008 ''Follow the Money,'' "2008 Utah Election Fundraising, Candidates," accessed March 29, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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::''See also: [[The 2013 Libertas Institute Legislative Index]]''
 
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The Libertas Institute is a libertarian-leaning think tank located in Utah.<ref>[http://libertasutah.org/resources/legislator-indexes/ Libertas Institute: "Legislator Indexes," accessed January 21, 2014]</ref> Each year the organization releases a Legislative Index for Utah State Representatives and Senators.
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The Libertas Institute is a libertarian-leaning think tank located in Utah.<ref>[http://libertasutah.org/resources/legislator-indexes/ ''Libertas Institute,'' "Legislator Indexes," accessed January 21, 2014]</ref> Each year the organization releases a Legislative Index for Utah State Representatives and Senators.
  
 
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* [http://le.utah.gov/ Utah State Legislature]
 
* [http://le.utah.gov/ Utah State Legislature]
 
*[http://www.le.state.ut.us/house2/detail.jsp?i=EDWARRP Utah House of Representatives - Rep. Becky Edwards]  
 
*[http://www.le.state.ut.us/house2/detail.jsp?i=EDWARRP Utah House of Representatives - Rep. Becky Edwards]  
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*[http://openstates.org/ut/legislators/UTL000050/rebecca-p-edwards/ Profile from Open Sates]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=103596 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=103596 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=103596 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=103596 Biography from Project Vote Smart]

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Becky Edwards
Rebecca Edwards.jpg
Utah House of Representatives District 20
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$117/day
Per diem$96/day (lodging)
$61/day (meals)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBrigham Young University
Master'sBrigham Young University
Personal
ProfessionHomemaker
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Rebecca P. "Becky" Edwards is a Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives, representing District 20. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Edward received her B.S., M.S.W., and M.S. from Brigham Young University. She has worked as a Marriage/Family Therapist and homemaker.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Utah Committee Assignments, 2013
Economic Development and Workforce Services, Chair
Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

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. Donna Taylor was unopposed in the Democratic convention. Incumbent Becky Edwards was unopposed in the Republican convention. Robert G Moultrie defeated Brady Tracy in the Constitution convention. Edwards defeated Taylor and Moultrie in the general election. Tracy withdrew from the Republican convention for the Constitution party.[1]

Utah House of Representatives District 20, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBecky Edwards Incumbent 71% 5,257
     Democratic Robert G Moultrie 22.4% 1,663
     Constitution Donna Taylor 6.6% 488
Total Votes 7,408

2012

See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012

Edwards won re-election in the 2012 election for Utah House of Representatives District 20. Edwards defeated Aaron Nelson in the Republican convention and defeated Daniel Donahue (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Utah House of Representatives, District 20, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBecky Edwards Incumbent 75.8% 10,807
     Democratic Daniel Donahue 24.2% 3,443
Total Votes 14,250

2010

On November 2, 2010, Edwards won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 20.[3]

Utah House of Representatives, District 20 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Becky Edwards (R) 6,531
William E Ward (D) 1,797
Robert G Moultrie (C) 675

2008

On November 4, 2008, Edwards won election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 20, defeating opponents Kyle Roberts (D) and Robert Moultrie (C).

Edwards raised $49,299 for her campaign while Roberts raised $2,417 and 2,417 raised $253.[4]

Utah State House of Representatives, District 20 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Becky Edwards (R) 8,866
Kyle Roberts (D) 3,974
Robert Moultrie (C) 615

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Edwards is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Edwards raised a total of $115,553 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 14, 2013.[5]

Becky Edwards's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Utah State House, District 20 Won $17,048
2010 Utah State House, District 20 Won $49,206
2008 Utah State House, District 20 Won $49,299
Grand Total Raised $115,553

2012

Edwards won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Edwards raised a total of $17,048.
Utah House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Becky Edwards's campaign in 2012
Edwards, Rebecca$5,000
Edwards, Rebecca$2,000
Edwards, Rebecca$1,000
Utah House Republican Elections Cmte$1,000
Farmers Insurance Group$500
Total Raised in 2012$17,048
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Edwards won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Edwards raised a total of $49,206.

2008

Edwards won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Edwards raised a total of $49,299.

Scorecards

The Libertas Institute Index

See also: The 2013 Libertas Institute Legislative Index

The Libertas Institute is a libertarian-leaning think tank located in Utah.[6] Each year the organization releases a Legislative Index for Utah State Representatives and Senators.

2010

Becky Edwards received an index rating of 63%.

2011

Becky Edwards received an index rating of 27%.

2012

Becky Edwards received an index rating of 35%.

2013

Becky Edwards received an index rating of 23%.

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.[7]

2012

Becky Edwards received a score of 83% in the 2012 scorecard.[8]

Personal

Edwards has a husband, John.

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