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}}{{tnr}}'''Gregory H. Hughes''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Utah House of Representatives]], representing District 51. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002. He currently serves as [[State House Majority Whip|Majority Whip]].  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Gregory H. Hughes''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Utah House of Representatives]], representing [[Utah House of Representatives District 51|District 51]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002. He currently serves as [[State House Majority Whip|Majority Whip]].  
  
 
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Hughes won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012|Utah House of Representatives]] District 51.  Hughes was unopposed in the June 26 Republican primary and defeated [[Sonja Jorgensen]] (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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Hughes won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012|Utah House of Representatives]] District 51.  Hughes was unopposed in the June 26 Republican primary and defeated [[Sonja Jorgensen]] (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 Hughes won re-election to the [[Utah House of Representatives]], District 51.<ref>[http://electionresults.utah.gov/xmlData/State_House.html Utah House of Representatives election results]</ref>
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On November 2, 2010, Hughes won re-election to the [[Utah House of Representatives]], District 51. <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, Hughes won re-election to the [[Utah House of Representatives]], District 51 defeating opponent Lisa Johnson (D).<ref>[http://elections.utah.gov/electionresults.html 2008 Election Results, Utah House of Representatives]</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Hughes won re-election to the [[Utah House of Representatives]], District 51 defeating opponent Lisa Johnson (D).
  
Hughes raised $130,968 for his campaign while Johnson raised $26,510.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=UT&y=2008 2008 Utah Election Fundraising, Candidates]</ref>
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Hughes raised $130,968 for his campaign while Johnson raised $26,510.<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://www.le.state.ut.us/house2/detail.jsp?i=HUGHEGH Utah House of Representatives - Rep. Gregory Hughes]  
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*[http://www.le.state.ut.us/house2/detail.jsp?i=HUGHEGH Utah House of Representatives - Rep. Gregory Hughes]
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*[http://openstates.org/ut/legislators/UTL000064/gregory-h-hughes/ Profile from Open States]  
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=50283 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=50283 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=50283 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=50283 Biography from Project Vote Smart]

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Gregory Hughes
Gregory Hughes.jpg
Utah House of Representatives District 51
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 12
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$117/day
Per diem$96/day (lodging)
$61/day (meals)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Gregory H. Hughes is a Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives, representing District 51. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002. He currently serves as Majority Whip.

Biography

Hughes attended Utah Valley State College and Brigham Young University.

Hughes has worked as a Property Manager and a Construction Manager.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Utah Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Legislative Management

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hughes 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. Kyle Water was unopposed in the Democratic convention. Incumbent Greg Hughes defeated Sione Tavake in the Republican convention. Hughes defeated Water in the general election.[1]

Utah House of Representatives District 51, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGreg Hughes Incumbent 65.4% 4,742
     Democratic Kyle Waters 34.6% 2,507
Total Votes 7,249

2012

See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hughes won re-election in the 2012 election for Utah House of Representatives District 51. Hughes was unopposed in the June 26 Republican primary and defeated Sonja Jorgensen (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Utah House of Representatives, District 51, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGregory Hughes Incumbent 69.5% 9,270
     Democratic Sonja Jorgensen 30.5% 4,061
Total Votes 13,331

2010

On November 2, 2010, Hughes won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 51. [3]

Utah House of Representatives, District 51 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Gregory Hughes (R) 8,200
Paul Recanzone (D) 3,767

2008

On November 4, 2008, Hughes won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 51 defeating opponent Lisa Johnson (D).

Hughes raised $130,968 for his campaign while Johnson raised $26,510.[4]

Utah State House of Representatives, District 51 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Gregory Hughes (R) 8,394
Lisa Johnson (D) 7,885

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hughes is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Hughes raised a total of $422,396 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 15, 2013.[5]

Gregory Hughes's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Utah State House, District 51 Won $95,517
2010 Utah State House, District 51 Won $110,766
2008 Utah State House, District 51 Won $130,968
2006 Utah State House, District 51 Won $42,469
2004 Utah State House, District 51 Won $15,225
2002 Utah State House, District 51 Won $27,451
Grand Total Raised $422,396

2012

Hughes won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Hughes raised a total of $95,517.

2010

Hughes won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Hughes raised a total of $110,766.

2008

Hughes won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Hughes raised a total of $130,968.

2006

Hughes won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Hughes raised a total of $42,469.

2004

Hughes won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Hughes raised a total of $15,225.

2002

Hughes won election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Hughes raised a total of $27,451.

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

Gregory Hughes received an index rating of 75%.

2011

Gregory Hughes received an index rating of 50%.

2012

Gregory Hughes received an index rating of 53%.

2013

Gregory Hughes received an index rating of 50%.

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

Gregory Hughes received a score of 100% in the 2012 scorecard.[8]

Personal

Hughes and his wife, Krista, have two children.

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