Kim Coleman

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Kim Coleman
Member of the Utah House of Representatives
from the 42nd district
Assumed office
January 1, 2015
Preceded byJim Bird
Personal details
BornNew Orleans, Louisiana
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceWest Jordan, Utah
Alma materUniversity of Utah

Kim Coleman[1] (born July 11 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives representing District 42[2] since January 1, 2015.

Early life and education[edit]

Coleman was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She received degrees in sociology and psychology and a certification in Criminology from the University of Utah as well as completing graduate coursework in addictions counseling. She currently lives in West Jordan, Utah with her husband Joel and five children.[3]

Political career[edit]

2014 Coleman defeated incumbent Jim Bird in the Republican convention and won the November 4, 2014 General election against Democratic nominee Nicholas DeLand with 4,804 votes (69.5%).[4]

During the 2016 legislative session, Coleman served on the Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee, House Education Committee, and House Political Subdivisions Committee. During the interim she serves on the Political Subdivisions Interim Committee and the Revenue and Taxation Interim Committee.[5]

2016 sponsored legislation[edit]

Bill Number Bill Title Status
HB0262 Campus Anti-harassment Act House/ filed - 3/10/2016
HB0337S01 Student Right to Active Counsel House/ filed - 3/10/2016
HB0353 Institutions of Higher Education Disclosure Provisions House/ filed - 3/10/2016
HB0365 Campus Free Expression Act House/ filed - 3/10/2016
HB0384 New Auto Dealer Franchise Amendments House/ filed - 3/10/2016
HB0432S01 Governmental Nonprofit Entity Compliance Amendments House/ filed - 3/10/2016
HB0444 Code of Criminal Procedure Amendments House/ filed - 3/10/2016


In 2016, Coleman also floor sponsored SB0143S01 Competency-based Learning Amendments.[6]


  1. ^ "Kim Coleman (R)". Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Legislature. Retrieved April 12, 2016.
  2. ^ "Kim Coleman's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved April 12, 2016.
  3. ^ "Kim Coleman Campaign Website". Retrieved April 12, 2016.
  4. ^ "2014 Election Results". Ballotpedia. Retrieved April 12, 2016.
  5. ^ "Kim Coleman Legislative Page". Utah House of Representatives. Retrieved April 12, 2016.
  6. ^ a b "2016 Legislation". Utah Legislature. Retrieved April 12, 2016.

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