Lyle Hillyard

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Lyle Hillyard
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Utah State Senate District 25
Incumbent
In office
1985 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2017
Years in position 29
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$117/day
Per diem$96/day (lodging)
$61/day (meals)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1984
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUtah State University, 1965
J.D.University of Utah, 1967
Personal
Birthday09/25/1940
Place of birthLogan, UT
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Lyle W. Hillyard (b. September 25, 1940) is a Republican member of the Utah State Senate, representing District 25. He was first elected to the chamber in 1984.

Biography

Hillyard earned his BS from Utah State University in 1965. He went on to receive his JD from the University of Utah in 1967.

Hillyard has worked as partner for Hillyard, Anderson, and Olsen since 1967.

Hillyard is a past chair of the Cache County Republican Party. He served in the Utah State House of Representatives from 1980 to 1984. He was the Senate Assistant Majority Whip in 1995.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Utah Committee Assignments, 2013
Ethics
Government Operations and Political Subdivisions
Judiciary, Law Enforcement, and Criminal Justice

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Utah State Senate elections, 2012

Hillyard won re-election in the 2012 election for Utah State Senate District 25. Hillyard was unopposed in the June 26 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012. [1]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Hillyard won re-election to the 25th District Seat in the Utah State Senate, defeating opponent Joe Dulin.[2]

Hillyard raised $26,286 for his campaign, while Dulin raised $7,079. [3]

Utah State Senate, District 25 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Lyle Hillyard (R) 23,741 73.20%
Joe Dulin (D) 8.672 26.80%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hillyard is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Hillyard raised a total of $132,250 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 12, 2013.[4]

Lyle Hillyard's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Utah State Senate, District 25 Won $25,043
2010 Utah State Senate, District 25 Not up for election $12,300
2008 Utah State Senate, District 25 Won $26,286
2006 Utah State Senate, District 25 Not up for election $2,150
2004 Utah State Senate, District 25 Won $19,621
2000 Utah State Senate, District 25 Won $38,386
1998 Utah State Senate, District 25 Not up for election $2,954
1996 Utah State Senate, District 25 Won $5,510
Grand Total Raised $132,250

2012

Hillyard won re-election to the Utah State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Hillyard raised a total of $25,043.
Utah State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Lyle Hillyard's campaign in 2012
Senate Republican Campaign Cmte Of Utah$8,500
Friends Of Utah Higher Education$1,500
Comcast$1,500
Education First$1,000
Utah Hospitals & Health Systems Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$25,043
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Hillyard was not up for election to the Utah State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Hillyard raised a total of $12,300.

2008

Hillyard won re-election to the Utah State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Hillyard raised a total of $26,286.

2006

Hillyard was not up for election to the Utah State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Hillyard raised a total of $2,150.

2004

Hillyard won re-election to the Utah State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Hillyard raised a total of $19,621.

2000

Hillyard won re-election to the Utah State Senate in 2000. During that election cycle, Hillyard raised a total of $38,386.

1998

Hillyard was not up for election to the Utah State Senate in 1998. During that election cycle, Hillyard raised a total of $2,954.

1996

Hillyard won re-election to the Utah State Senate in 1996. During that election cycle, Hillyard raised a total of $5,510.

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.[5]

2012

Lyle Hillyard received a score of 67% in the 2012 score card.[6]

Personal

Hillyard and his wife Alice have five children.

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Utah Senate District 25
1985–present
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