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Summary

This Utah onAir hub supports its citizens to become more informed about and engaged in federal and state politics while facilitating more civil and positive discussions with their representatives, candidates, and fellow Utahns.

  • Utah onAir is one of 50 state governance and elections hubs that the US onAir Network is providing to reinvigorate our imperiled democracy.
  • Virginia onAir is US onAir’s model of how a state’s onAir Council and curators can enhance a state Hub with fresh Top News and state legislature content, moderated discussions, and production of zoom aircasts with committees, interviews and debates with candidates, and presentations.

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State Representatives

Utah is located in the Western region of the USA with Salt Lake City as its capital.  Spencer Cox (R) is Governor

The Utah legislature has 29 Senate members and 75 House members.

Spencer Cox

Spencer J. Cox 1Current Position: Governor since 2021
Affiliation: Republican
Former Position(s): Lt. Governor from 2014 – 2020
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Spencer James Cox (born July 11, 1975) is an American attorney and politician serving as the 18th governor of Utah since 2021.

A member of the Republican Party, Cox served as the eighth lieutenant governor of Utah from 2013 to 2021.

US Senators

Senator Mike Lee

Mike Lee 2Current Position: US Senator since 2011
Affiliation: Republican
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Michael Shumway Lee (born June 4, 1971) is an American attorney, businessman, and politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Utah.

A conservative Republican, Lee has served in the Senate since January 3, 2011.

Senator Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney 2Current Position: US Senator since 2019
Affiliation: Republican
Former Position(s): Governor for Massachusetts from 2003 – 2007
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Willard Mitt Romney (born March 12, 1947) is an American politician and businessman who has served as the junior United States senator from Utah since January 2019, succeeding Orrin Hatch. He served as the 70th governor of Massachusetts from 2003 to 2007 and was the Republican Party’s nominee for president of the United States in the 2012 election, losing to incumbent president Barack Obama.

“Talk is cheap, but action is essential if we are to overcome the challenges facing our families, our state, and our nation. My record of getting things done in the private sector, community, and government is evidence that I can and will do what needs to be done for the people of Utah.” Mitt Romney

US House Members

Blake Moore

Blake Moore 1Current Position: US Representative for UT-01 since 2021
Affiliation: Republican
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Blake David Moore (born June 22, 1980)[1] is an American politician and former diplomat from the state of Utah.

He is the Representative for Utah’s 1st congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.

Chris Stewart

Chris Stewart 1Current Position: US Representative for UT-02 since 2013
Affiliation: Republican
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Christopher Douglas Stewart (born July 15, 1960)[1] is an American politician, author and businessman serving as the U.S. Representative for Utah’s 2nd congressional district since 2013.

A member of the Republican Party, he is known for his bestsellers Seven Miracles That Saved America and The Miracle of Freedom: Seven Tipping Points That Saved the World, as well as his series, The Great and Terrible.

John Curtis

John Curtis 1Current Position: US Representative for UT-03 since 2017
Affiliation: Republican
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John Ream Curtis (born May 10, 1960) is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for Utah’s 3rd congressional district since 2017.

A Republican who was once a Democrat, he served as mayor of Provo, Utah, from 2010 to 2017. On November 7, 2017, he won a special election to replace Jason Chaffetz in Congress, after Chaffetz resigned.

Burgess Owens

Burgess Owens 1Current Position: US Representative for UT-04 since 2021
Affiliation: Republican
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Clarence Burgess Owens (born August 2, 1951) is an American politician, non-profit executive and former professional football player serving as the U.S. Representative for Utah’s 4th congressional district since 2021.

A Republican, Owens narrowly defeated incumbent Democrat Ben McAdams in the 2020 election. Owens, along with Byron Donalds, is one of two black Republicans in the House of Representatives.

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