Marc Roberts (politician)

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Marc Roberts
Member of the Utah House of Representatives
from the 67th district
Assumed office
January 1, 2013
Preceded by Patrick Painter
Personal details
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Santaquin, Utah
Alma mater Brigham Young University
Website marcroberts67.com

Marc K. Roberts[1] is an American politician and a Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives representing District 67[2] since January 1, 2013. He lives in Santaquin, UT with his wife and their four children.[3]

Early life and education[edit]

Marc Roberts grew up in Provo and is the oldest of ten children. He attended Brigham Young University where he earned a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and played on the BYU basketball team. He has a real estate license and has worked as a consultant for builders and developers. He is an owner in a successful electronic payments company in Spanish Fork called Platinum Payment Systems and an enterprise technology company called Zift, an electronic payments technology platform.[4]

Political career[edit]

Roberts was first elected in November 2012.[3] During the 2016 Legislative Session, he served as the Vice Chair on the House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee along with sitting on the Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environmental Quality Appropriations Subcommittee, and the House Business and Labor Committee.[5]

2016 sponsored legislation[edit]

Bill Status
HB 115- Beekeeping Modifications House/ filed - 3/10/16
HB 144- Food Freedom Act House/ filed - 3/10/16
HB 176- Motor Vehicle Business Regulation Amendments House/ filed - 3/10/16
HB 197 - Lobbying by State Agencies Amendments House/ filed - 3/10/16
HB 271 - Charter School Authorizer Amendments House/ filed - 3/10/16
HJR 2 - Proposal to Amend Utah Constitution—Right to Food House/ filed - 3/10/16

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Roberts did not floor sponsor any bills in 2016.[6]

Elections[edit]

2014 - Roberts was unopposed at the Republican convention and ran unopposed in the November 4, 2016 general election due to Democratic nominee Scott Parkin being disqualified from the ballot.[7]

2012 - District 67 incumbent Republican Patrick Painter ran for Utah State Senate and left the seat open, Roberts was chosen from five candidates at the Republican convention and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 9,454 votes (82%) against Democratic nominee Scott Parkin,[8] who had run for the seat in 2010.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marc K. Roberts (R)". Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Legislature. Retrieved January 30, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Marc Roberts' Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved January 30, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Marc Roberts". Philipsburg, MT: Project Vote Smart. Retrieved April 10, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Marc Roberts". Salt Lake City, UT: Marc Roberts. Retrieved April 10, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Marc K. Roberts, Current Legislation". Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Legislature. Retrieved April 10, 2016. 
  6. ^ a b "Marc K. Roberts, Current Legislation". Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Legislature. Retrieved April 10, 2016. 
  7. ^ "2014 election results". Ballotpedia. Retrieved April 12, 2016. 
  8. ^ "2012 General Canvass Report". Salt Lake City, Utah: Lieutenant Governor of Utah. Retrieved January 30, 2014. 

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