House District 13 – Rep. Paul Ray (Republican)

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Overview

  • Biography and Contact Information
  • Associations and Conflicts of Interest

Legislature

  • Present and Past Legislation
  • Current Committees

Elections

  • 2016 Results
  • 2016 Fundraising

District Profile

  • Location
  • Demographics
  • Economy

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[sta_anchor id=”1″]Overview

Biography and Contact Information

House District: 13
Served Since: January 1, 2001-Deecember 2002; January 1, 2005
Education: Indiana University
Profession: Sales Consultant, Residental Construction

Email: pray@le.utah.gov
Cell Phone: 801-725-2719

Associations and Conflicts of Interest:

Current Stated Conflicts of Interest:

  • Northern Wasatch home Builders Association (CEO – Self)
  • Innovative Health Solutions (Consultant – Self)
  • Partners in Law Enforcement (Consultant – Self)
  • Davis School District (Employer – Spouse)

Prior Stated Conflicts of Interest:

2015

  • Shake it Up Concessions (Owner – Self)

2014

  • Omnilink Systems (Employee – Self)
  • Sunset High School (Coach – Self)

Stated Current or Former Professional and Community Affiliations:

  • Clinton City Council
  • Davis County Republican Party
  • Homesaffordable Housing Corporation
  • Utah Child Abuse Prevention Task Force
  • Utah Information Technology Commission
  • Davis County Sheriff’s Citizens Academy
  • FBI Citizens’ Academy
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • American Legislative Exchange Council – Criminal Justice Task Force

[sta_anchor id=”2″]Legislature

Present and Past Legislation:

Current Committees

  • (coming soon)

[sta_anchor id=”3″]Elections

2016 Results:

Paul Ray (Republican) 73%, 9,843 votes
Bob Buckles (Democrat) 27%, 3,706

2016 Fundraising:

Total Raised: $25,121 from 45 donors

Total Raised from Corporate Donors: $24,371
Number of Corporate Donors: 41
Average Donation from Corporations: $594
Total Raised from Individual Donors: $750
Number of Individual Donors: 4
Average Donation from Individuals: $188
Average Overall Donation: $582
Utah/Outside Money: 72%/28%

$500+ Corporate Donors:

  • $3,270 – Utah Association of Realtors PAC; Sandy, Utah
  • $1,500 – Home Builders Association of Utah PAC; West Jordan, Utah
  • $1,500 – Pfizer; Memphis, Tennessee
  • $1,250 – PhRMA; Washington, D.C.
  • $1,001 – U-Car PAC; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $1,000 – Davis County Republican Party; Bountiful, Utah
  • $1,000 – Utah Academy of Pediatric Dentistry; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $750 – Johnson & Johnson; Washington D.C.
  • $750 – Utah HOSPAC; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $750 – Utah House Republican Election Committee; Layton, Utah
  • $700 – Reagan Outdoor Advertising; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – Ascend Recovery; Highland, Utah
  • $500 – Education First; Centerville, Utah
  • $500 – Entertainment Software Association; Washington, D.C.
  • $500 – Farmers Employees and Agents PAC; Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • $500 – Molina Healthcare; Long Beach, California
  • $500 – Novartis; Fort Worth, Texas
  • $500 – Opticare of Utah; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – Stokes Strategies; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – Takeda; Deerfield, Illinois
  • $500 – The Phoenix Recovery Center; Draper, Utah
  • $500 – Utah Apartment Association; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – Utah Optometrist Association; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – Valeo, Inc.; Murray, Utah

$500+ Individual Donors:

  • $500 – Benjamin Grindstaff; Salt Lake City, Utah

[sta_anchor id=”4″]District Profile

Location:

County(ies): Davis
Major Cities: Clinton, West Point (partial)

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Demographics:

Percent Pre-School Age (0-4): 10% (Ranked 22nd)
Percent School Age (5-17): 27% (Ranked 13th)
Percent Retirement Age (65+): 7% (Ranked 59th)

Percent White: 86% (Ranked 57th)
Percent Latino: 13% (Ranked 25th)

Percent Born in Utah: 66% (Ranked 28th)

Percent with 2 parents working: 53% (Ranked 3rd)

25+ with no HS Diploma: 7% (Ranked 40th)
25+ HS Graduate: 28% (Ranked 26th)
25+ with Some College: 31% (Ranked 11th)
25+ with Associate’s Degree: 13% (Ranked 3rd)
25+ with Bachelor’s Degree: 16% (Ranked 51st)
25+ with Master’s or above: 5% (Ranked 62nd)

Economy:

Top 3 Employment Sectors:

  • Education, Health Care, Social Assistance: 20% (Ranked 50th)
  • Public Administration: 16% (Ranked 1st)
  • Manufacturing: 13% (tie) (Ranked 20th)
  • Retail Trade: 13% (tie) (Ranked 27th)

Percent Households Earning <$15,000: 7% (Ranked 48th)
Percent Households Earning $15,000-$29,999: 10% (Ranked 56th)
Percent Households Earning $30,000-44,999: 11% (Ranked 58th)
Percent Households Earning $45,000-$59,999: 17% (Ranked 9th)
Percent Households Earning $60,000-$74,999: 14% (Ranked 22nd)
Percent Households Earning $75,000-$99,999: 20% (Ranked 7th)
Percent Households Earning $100,000-$149,999: 18% (Ranked 20th)
Percent Households Earning $150,000-$199,999: 3% (Ranked 24nd)
Percent Households Earning $200,000+: 1% (Ranked 69th)

Married Couples in Poverty: 33% (Ranked 36th)
Families with Male Head of Household in Poverty: 6% (Ranked 35th)
Families with Female Head of Household in Poverty: 40% (ranked 4th)
Non-Family Households in Poverty 21% (Ranked 66th)
Percent receiving Food Stamps/Public Assistance: 8% (Ranked 49th)

Vacant Housing Units: 4% (Ranked 65th)