Keven Stratton

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Keven Stratton
Member of the Utah House of Representatives
from the 48th district
Assumed office
January 1, 2013
Preceded by LaVar Christensen
Member of the Utah House of Representatives
from the 48th district
In office
April 28, 2012 – January 1, 2013
Preceded by Stephen Sandstrom
Succeeded by Spencer Cox
Personal details
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Orem, Utah
Alma mater Brigham Young University
J. Reuben Clark Law School
Profession Attorney
Website kevenstratton.com

Keven J. Stratton[1] is an American politician and a Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives representing District 43[2] since January 1, 2013. Stratton served consecutively from his April 28, 2012 appointment to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Stephen Sandstrom until January 1, 2013 in the District 58 seat.[3] He lives in Orem.[4]

Early life and education[edit]

Stratton earned his BS in finance from Brigham Young University and his JD from its J. Reuben Clark Law School. He has eight children, a scoutmaster, and has owned and operated small businesses in Utah County. He is a real estate, business and estate-planning attorney. He is also a land developer and owner and operator of the Cascade Golf Course.[5]

Political career[edit]

Stratton was appointed on January 1, 2013.[6] During the 2016 Legislative Session, he served on the Executive Offices and Criminal Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, the House Judiciary Committee and the House Public Utilities, Energy, and Technology Committee.[7]

2016 sponsored legislation[edit]

Bill Number Bill Title Status
HB0128 Alimony Amendments House/ filed - 3/10/2016
HB0129 Towing Surcharge Amendments Governor signed - 3/21/16
HB0219 Resource Management Planning Governor signed - 3/25/16
HB0335 Public Education Curriculum Amendments House/ filed - 3/10/2016
HB0343 School Administration Amendments Governor signed - 3/23/16
HB0374S03 Accessible Parking Amendments House/ filed - 3/10/2016
HB0430 Hole in the Rock State Park Designation House/ filed - 3/10/2016
HB0454 Educator Rights Amendments House/ filed - 3/10/2016
HCR016S01 Concurrent Resolution on Utah Public Lands House/ filed - 3/10/2016
HCR017S01 Concurrent Resolution Opposing Unilateral Use of the Antiquities Act House/ filed - 3/10/2016

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Stratton also floor sponsored SB0234 Protecting Unborn Children Amendments and SB0237S01 Immigration and Alien Related Amendments.[9]

Elections[edit]

  • 2014 Stratton won against Timothy Spencer in the June 24, 2014 primary election and was unopposed for the general election on November 4, 2014 due to Janita Anderson (D) withdrawing before the primary.[10]
  • 2012 Redistricted to District 48, and with incumbent Republican Representative LaVar Christensen redistricted to District 32, Stratton was chosen from among five candidates for the June 26, 2012 Republican primary which he won with 3,020 votes (54.7%);[11] and was unopposed for the November 6, 2012 general election, winning with 13,237 votes.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Keven J. Stratton (R)". Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Legislature. Retrieved January 30, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Keven Stratton's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved January 30, 2014. 
  3. ^ Hesterman, Billy (April 28, 2012). "Stratton selected to replace Sandstrom in Legislature". Daily Herald. Retrieved January 30, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Keven Stratton". Philipsburg, MT: Project Vote Smart. Retrieved April 10, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Keven Stratton, Meet Keven". Salt Lake City, UT: Keven J. Stratton. Retrieved April 10, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Keven Stratton". Philipsburg, MT: Project Vote Smart. Retrieved April 10, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Keven J. Stratton". Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Legislature. Retrieved April 10, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Keven J. Stratton, Current Legislation". Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Legislature. Retrieved April 10, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Keven J. Stratton, Current Legislation". Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Legislature. Retrieved April 10, 2016. 
  10. ^ "2014 Election Results". Ballotpedia. Retrieved April 11, 2016. 
  11. ^ "2012 Primary Canvass Reports". Salt Lake City, Utah: Lieutenant Governor of Utah. Retrieved January 30, 2014. 
  12. ^ "2012 General Canvass Report". Salt Lake City, Utah: Lieutenant Governor of Utah. Retrieved January 30, 2014. 

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