|Utah House of Representatives District 19|
|Former office holder|
|Profession||Director, Davis School District Foundation|
In March 2010, Allen announced she would not be seeking re-election. Instead she ran for lieutenant governor.
Allen served on the Davis County Board of Education from 1977 to 1989. She was then appointed to the Utah State House of Representatives in 1994. She has served in that position since, representing the 19th District.
Allen worked for Davis Applied Technology Center from 1985 to 1995. From 1985 to 1990, she was a Custom Fit Coordinator, and from 1985 to 1995, she worked as Public Relations Director. She has been the Director of the Davis School District Foundation since 1995.
Allen earned her B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Utah in 1965. She later returned to the University of Utah to receive her M.S. in Educational Administration in 1990.
Allen ran for Lt. Governor on a ticket with Democrat Peter Corroon. Utah allows split tickets in gubernatorial elections.
|Governor/Lt. Governor of Utah, 2010|
|Republican||Gary Herbert/Greg Bell Incumbent||64.2%||381,531|
|Democratic||Peter Corroon/Sheryl Allen||31.8%||188,911|
|Independent||Farley M. Anderson/Steve Maxfield||2%||11,842|
|Libertarian||W. Andrew McCullough/Aric Cramer, Sr.||2%||11,723|
|Election Results via Electionresults.utah.gov|
Allen raised $20,529 for her campaign while Seegmiller raised $0.
|Utah State House of Representatives, District 19 (2008)|
|Sheryl Allen (R)||9,724|
|Cory Seegmiller (C)||2,404|
Allen raised $20,529 for the 2008 election.
Her major contributors are listed below.
|Utah Hospitals & Health Systems Association||$1,200|
|Utah Education Association||$825|
Allen and her husband, John, have four children.
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996
- Local News 8, "Utah state Rep. Allen won't seek re-election," March 4, 2010
- Utah Secretary of State, "Utah Election Results, Governor/Lt. Governor", accessed November 15, 2010 and November 29, 2010
- 2008 Election Results, Utah House of Representatives
- 2008 Utah Election Fundraising, Candidates
- Campaign contributors to Sheryl Allen
|Utah House of Representatives District 19
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