Brad Wilson (politician)
|Speaker of the Utah House of Representatives|
|Assumed office |
January 28, 2019
|Preceded by||Greg Hughes|
|Majority Leader of the Utah House of Representatives|
January 23, 2017 – January 28, 2019
|Preceded by||James Dunnigan|
|Succeeded by||Francis Gibson|
|Member of the Utah House of Representatives|
from the 15th district
|Assumed office |
January 1, 2011
|Preceded by||Douglas C. Aagard|
|Education||Weber State University (BA)|
Brad R. Wilson is an American politician and a Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives representing District 15 since January 1, 2011. He lives in Kaysville, Utah, with his wife Jeni and their three children.
Personal life and education
Wilson is the President and CEO of Destination Homes, a residential homebuilder in Utah. Prior to Destination Homes, Brad was Vice President with American Express Financial Advisors with responsibility for Utah operations.
Brad is a member of the Utah Chapter of the Young President’s Organization. He has served as the Chair of the Davis Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the Chair of the Davis Economic Advisory Council, and board chair of Children’s Aid Society of Utah. Brad was named as one of Utah’s Top 40 under 40 Business Professionals. He serves on the National Advisory Council for Weber State University and on the Construction Industry Advisory Council for Brigham Young University. He has a business degree from Weber State University and is a graduate of the College of Financial Planning.
Wilson was elected in November 2010, and currently serves as the House Majority Leader. During the 2016 legislative session, he served on the Business, Economic Development, and Labor Appropriations Subcommittee, the House Business and Labor Committee and the House Economic Development and Workforce Services Committee.
2016 sponsored legislation
|Bill Number||Bill TItle||Status|
|HB0180S01||Sales and Use Tax Exemption Amendments||House/ filed - 3/10/2016|
|HB0190S04||Taxation of Foreign Income Amendments||Governor Signed - 3/29/2016|
|HB0204||Capital Development and Capitol Improvement Projects Amendments||House/ filed - 3/10/2016|
|HB0223S03||Local Historic District Amendments||House/ to Governor - 3/17/2016|
|HB0316S06||Building Code Review and Adoption Amendments||Governor Signed - 3/24/2016|
|HB0318S02||Point of Mountain Development Commission Act||Governor Signed - 3/22/2016|
|HB0403S02||Asbestos Litigation Transparency Act||Governor Signed - 3/29/2016|
|HB404S01||Crime Victim Restitution Amendments||Governor Signed - 3/23/2016|
|HB406||Motion Picture Incentive Amendments||House/ filed - 3/10/2016|
|HB0478||Budget and Reporting Requirements Amendments||House/ filed - 3/10/2016|
Wilson passed six of the ten bills he introduced, giving him a 60% passage rate. Wilson also floor sponsored eight Senate Bills.
- 2014 Wilson was unopposed in the Republican convention and faced Democrat Rich Miller in the general election. Wilson won with 5,861 votes (81.4%) to Miller's 1,339 votes (18.6%).
- 2012 Wilson was unopposed for the June 26, 2012 Republican primary and won the November 6, 2012 general election with 11,278 votes (80.9%) against Democratic candidate Gibbs Smith, who had run for the seat in 1996, 2000, and 2002.
- 2010 When District 15 incumbent Republican Representative Douglas C. Aagard left the Legislature and left the seat open, Wilson was one of two candidates from among four chosen by the Republican convention for the June 22, 2010 Republican primary, winning with 1,727 votes (45.2%) and won the November 2, 2010 general election with 7,794 votes (81.2%) against Democratic candidate Sherri Tatton.
- "Brad Wilson's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved February 3, 2014.
- "Brad R. Wilson (R)". Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Legislature. Retrieved February 3, 2014.
- "Brad Wilson Legislative Profile". Salt Lake City, UT: Utah House of Representatives. Retrieved March 31, 2016.
- "Brad Wilson, Meet Brad". Salt Lake City, UT: Brad Wilson. Retrieved April 10, 2014.
- "Rep. Wilson, Brad R." Utah House of Representatives. 1970-01-01. Retrieved 2017-12-28.
- "Committees". le.utah.gov. Retrieved 2016-03-31.
- "Brad Wilson, Current Legislation". Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Legislature. Retrieved March 31, 2016.
- "2016 -- Legislation(House Of Representatives)". le.utah.gov. Retrieved 2016-03-31.
- "2014 General Canvass Reports". Salt Lake City, Utah: Lieutenant Governor of Utah. Retrieved March 30, 2016.
- "2012 General Canvass Report". Salt Lake City, Utah: Lieutenant Governor of Utah. Retrieved February 3, 2014.
- "2010 Primary Election Results". Salt Lake City, Utah: Lieutenant Governor of Utah. Retrieved February 3, 2014.
- "2010 General Election Results". Salt Lake City, Utah: Lieutenant Governor of Utah. Retrieved February 3, 2014.
- Official page at the Utah State Legislature
- Campaign site
- Profile at Vote Smart
- Brad R. Wilson at Ballotpedia
- Brad R. Wilson at the National Institute on Money in State Politics
- Links to bills sponsored by Rep. Wilson in 2014
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