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Jerry Anderson
Jerry Anderson.jpg
Utah House of Representatives District 69
In office
January 1, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 2
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
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Utah
Master'sBrigham Young University
ProfessionRetired educator
Office website
Campaign website
Jerry Anderson is a Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives, representing District 69. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Anderson earned a B.S. from the University of Utah and an M.S. from Brigham Young University. He is a retired educator and a beekeeper.

Committee assignments


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

Utah Committee Assignments, 2013
Political Subdivisions
Public Utilities and Technology


Campaign themes


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

Natural Resources

  • Excerpt:"We need to get our lands released from the Federal Government so that our resources can be used for Education and other needs of the economy while at the same time providing a multitude of jobs."

Creating Better Jobs

  • Excerpt:"Economic growth does not come from more government spending. Eliminating crippling regulations and taxes that hinder growth would act to stimulate both new and existing businesses."


  • Excerpt:"It is not acceptable for me to have my children and grandchildren taught the 'morality' of gay marriage and abortion. Mandating local control of our schools and elimination of the federal dollar 'sinkhole' would solve many of our education problems."

Protecting Public Lands

  • Excerpt:"I support the effect to get State control of the public lands that have been illegally held by the federal government since Utah statehood in 1896."



See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012

Anderson won election in the 2012 election for Utah House of Representatives District 69. He ran unopposed in the June 26 Republican primary and defeated incumbent Christine Watkins (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012. [2]

Utah House of Representatives, District 69, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Anderson 51.3% 6,476
     Democratic Christine Watkins Incumbent 48.7% 6,159
Total Votes 12,635

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Anderson is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Anderson raised a total of $6,103 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 18, 2013.[3]

Jerry Anderson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Utah State House, District 69 Won $2,825
2008 Utah State House, District 69 Defeated $3,278
Grand Total Raised $6,103


Anderson won election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Anderson raised a total of $2,825.
Utah House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jerry Anderson's campaign in 2012
Banaski, JD$950
Carbon County Republicans$500
Banaski, JD$500
North Carolina Association Of Electric Cooperatives$300
Total Raised in 2012$2,825
Source:Follow the Money


Anderson lost the election for the Utah House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Anderson raised a total of $3,278.

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Preceded by
Christine Watkins
Utah House of Representatives District 69
Succeeded by