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}}{{tnr}}'''John Knotwell''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Utah House of Representatives]], representing District 52. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
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}}{{tnr}}'''John Knotwell''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Utah House of Representatives]], representing [[Utah House of Representatives District 52|District 52]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===Campaign themes===
 
===Campaign themes===
 
====2012====
 
====2012====
Knotwell's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.johnknotwell.com/ "johnknotwell," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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Knotwell's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.johnknotwell.com/ ''johnknotwell,'' "Official Campaign Website," accessed March 29, 2014]</ref>
  
 
'''Accountability/Transparency'''
 
'''Accountability/Transparency'''
*Excerpt:"Government works best when government is open to the people.  I encourage you to call me, text me, email me or reach out and follow me on social media.  I will actively seek your involvement and encourage your participation in the process."
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*Excerpt: "Government works best when government is open to the people.  I encourage you to call me, text me, email me or reach out and follow me on social media.  I will actively seek your involvement and encourage your participation in the process."
 
'''Keep Utah Strong'''
 
'''Keep Utah Strong'''
*Excerpt:"Utah is consistently rated as one of the strongest economies in the nation.  The fuel to the engine of a strong State economy is an educated workforce, low taxation and a limited governmental approach to regulation."
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*Excerpt: "Utah is consistently rated as one of the strongest economies in the nation.  The fuel to the engine of a strong State economy is an educated workforce, low taxation and a limited governmental approach to regulation."
 
'''Maintain Fiscal Discipline'''
 
'''Maintain Fiscal Discipline'''
*Excerpt:"As economic conditions improve, let’s keep our fiscal State budget in check and increase the State’s rainy day fund to a healthy level.  Our heritage is one of frugality and savings.  It has served us well and will continue to do so if we honor that legacy."
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*Excerpt: "As economic conditions improve, let’s keep our fiscal State budget in check and increase the State’s rainy day fund to a healthy level.  Our heritage is one of frugality and savings.  It has served us well and will continue to do so if we honor that legacy."
 
'''Education'''
 
'''Education'''
*Excerpt:"As parents, Jill and I have made the choice to provide our children a public schooling education.  As such, I am invested in providing mechanisms for a quality public education system."
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*Excerpt: "As parents, Jill and I have made the choice to provide our children a public schooling education.  As such, I am invested in providing mechanisms for a quality public education system."
 
'''Transportation'''
 
'''Transportation'''
*Excerpt:"One of the vital roles of state government is to assist local municipalities with infrastructure needs.  As the southwest part of Salt Lake County grows, additional infrastructure will be necessary to promote a thriving local economy."
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*Excerpt: "One of the vital roles of state government is to assist local municipalities with infrastructure needs.  As the southwest part of Salt Lake County grows, additional infrastructure will be necessary to promote a thriving local economy."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
Knotwell won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012|Utah House of Representatives]] District 52.  Knotwell advanced past the Republican convention and won election 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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Knotwell won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012|Utah House of Representatives]] District 52.  Knotwell advanced past the Republican convention and won election 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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|link=<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=146468 ''Follow the Money'', "Knotwell, John," accessed June 15, 2013]</ref>
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|link=<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=146468 ''Follow the Money,'' "Knotwell, John," accessed June 15, 2013]</ref>
 
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::''See also: [[The 2013 Libertas Institute Legislative Index]]''
 
::''See also: [[The 2013 Libertas Institute Legislative Index]]''
 
    
 
    
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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==See Also==
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*[[Utah State Legislature]]
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*[[Utah House of Representatives]]
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*[[Utah House of Representatives#House Committees|Utah House of Representatives Committees]]
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*[[Utah State Legislature#Joint legislative committees|Utah Joint Committees]]
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*[[Utah House of Representatives District 54]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.le.state.ut.us/house2/detail.jsp?i=KNOTWJ Office website]
 
*[http://www.le.state.ut.us/house2/detail.jsp?i=KNOTWJ Office website]
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*[http://openstates.org/ut/legislators/UTL000134/john-knotwell/ Profile from Open States]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=137518 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=137518 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=137518 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=137518 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]

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John Knotwell
John Knotwell.jpg
Utah House of Representatives District 52
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
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
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
John Knotwell is a Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives, representing District 52. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Utah Committee Assignments, 2013
Revenue and Taxation
Transportation

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

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

Accountability/Transparency

  • Excerpt: "Government works best when government is open to the people. I encourage you to call me, text me, email me or reach out and follow me on social media. I will actively seek your involvement and encourage your participation in the process."

Keep Utah Strong

  • Excerpt: "Utah is consistently rated as one of the strongest economies in the nation. The fuel to the engine of a strong State economy is an educated workforce, low taxation and a limited governmental approach to regulation."

Maintain Fiscal Discipline

  • Excerpt: "As economic conditions improve, let’s keep our fiscal State budget in check and increase the State’s rainy day fund to a healthy level. Our heritage is one of frugality and savings. It has served us well and will continue to do so if we honor that legacy."

Education

  • Excerpt: "As parents, Jill and I have made the choice to provide our children a public schooling education. As such, I am invested in providing mechanisms for a quality public education system."

Transportation

  • Excerpt: "One of the vital roles of state government is to assist local municipalities with infrastructure needs. As the southwest part of Salt Lake County grows, additional infrastructure will be necessary to promote a thriving local economy."

Elections

2014

See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Utah House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 20, 2014. Daniel Paget was unopposed in the Democratic convention. Incumbent John Knotwell was unopposed in the Republican convention. Paget and Knotwell will face off in the general election.[2]

2012

See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012

Knotwell won election in the 2012 election for Utah House of Representatives District 52. Knotwell advanced past the Republican convention and won election in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

Utah House of Representatives, District 52, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Knotwell 73.6% 9,928
     Democratic Daniel Paget 21.9% 2,958
     Independent Aaron Davis 4.5% 601
Total Votes 13,487

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Knotwell is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Knotwell raised a total of $19,812 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 15, 2013.[4]

John Knotwell's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Utah State House, District 52 Won $19,812
Grand Total Raised $19,812

2012

Knotwell won election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Knotwell raised a total of $19,812.
Utah House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Knotwell's campaign in 2012
Knotwell, John$3,000
Utah Association Of Realtors$3,000
Salt Lake County Republican Party$1,295
Utah House Republican Elections Cmte$1,000
Osmond, Aaron$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$19,812
Source:Follow the Money

Scorecard

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.

2013

Stuart Adams received an index rating of 86%.

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