Lynn Hemingway

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Lynn Hemingway
2017 Hemingway.jpg
Member of the Utah House of Representatives
from the 40th district
Assumed office
2006
Personal details
Born May 10
Political party Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Sherma
Residence Salt Lake City, Utah
Religion Methodist[1]

Lynn N. Hemingway was born on May 10 and is a Democratic member of the Utah State House of Representatives, representing the 40th District in Salt Lake, Utah. Hemingway was elected in to the Utah House of Representatives in 2006 and is currently still serving.[2]

Early life and career[edit]

Hemingway studied at Westminster College and the University of Utah.[3] In 2002, Hemingway retired from the Williams Company. His wife works as a real estate office manager.[4]

Political career[edit]

  • 2006 Hemmingway was unopposed for the 2006 Democratic Primary and won the November 7, 2006 General election with 4,618 votes against Republican nominee Duane Millard.[5]
  • 2008 Hemmingway was unopposed for the June 2008 Democratic Primary and won the November 4, 2008 General election with 4,719 votes (54.1%) against Republican nominee Daniel Marriot.[6]
  • 2010 Hemmingway was unopposed for the June 2010 Democratic Primary and won the three-way November 2, 2010 General election with 4,279 votes (49.8%) against Republican nominee Val Bateman and Libertarian Sandra Johnson.[6]
  • 2012 Hemmingway was unopposed for the June 26, 2012 Democratic Primary and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 8,777 votes (59.7%) against Republican nominee Grace Sperry.[7]

In March 2014, Hemingway announced that he would not be seeking reelection.[8]

However, on November 13, 2015, Hemingway was appointed to the House by Governor Gary Herbert, replacing former State Representative Justin Miller.[9]

During the 2016 legislative session, Hemingway served on the Retirement and Independent Entities Committee, the Infrastructure and General Government Appropriations Subcommittee, the House Public Utilities and Technology Committee, the House Political Subdivisions Committee, and the House Retirement and Independent Entities Committee. During the interim, Hemingway serves on the Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Interim Committee Interim, the Public Utilities, Energy, and Technology Interim Committee, and the Retirement and Independent Entities Interim Committee, He is also a representative on the Utah International Relations and Trade Commission.[2]

2016 sponsored legislation[edit]

Bill Number Bill Name Bill Status
HB0135S1 State Parks Fee Exemption Amendments Governor Signed - 3/22/2016
HB0195 Living Wage Amendments House/ filed - 3/10/2016

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Hemingway also floor sponsored SB0253 Animal Shelter Revisions.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Davidson, Lee. "With Utah Legislature's Mormon supermajority, is it representative of the people?". The Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved 2017-02-02. 
  2. ^ a b "Lynn Hemingway". Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah House of Representatives. Retrieved April 5, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Lynn Hemingway". Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah House of Representatives. Retrieved April 5, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Conflict of Interest" (PDF). Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah House of Representatives. Retrieved April 5, 2014. 
  5. ^ "2002 Election Results" (PDF). Utah Elections. Retrieved April 11, 2016. 
  6. ^ a b "20010 General Election Results". Lieutenant Governor of Utah. Retrieved April 11, 2016. 
  7. ^ "2012 Election results". Ballotpedia. Retrieved April 11, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Utah Representative Lynn Hemingway announces retirement". Salt Lake City, Utah: Good4Utah.com. Retrieved April 5, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Governor Gary Herbert". Governor Gary Herbert. Retrieved April 11, 2016. 
  10. ^ a b "2016GS Bill Search Results". Salt Lake City, Utah. Retrieved April 11, 2016. 

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