House District 31 – Rep. Elizabeth Weight (Democrat)


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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

Overview

Biography and Contact Information

House District: 31
Served Since: January 1, 2017
Education: B.S. Secondary Education – Utah State University; M.A. Linguistics – University of Utah
Profession: High School Teacher

Email: elizabethweight@le.utah.gov

Associations and Conflicts of Interest:

Current Stated Conflicts of Interest:

  • Granite School District (Employer – Self)
  • Snake Creek Mutual Water Company (Board Member and Secretary – Self)
  • Central Utah Federation of Labor (Secretary-Treasurer – Self)

Stated Current or Former Professional and Community Affiliations:

  • American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Utah
  • Central Utah Federation of Labor
  • Utah League of Women Voters
  • Board Secretary, Snake Creek Mutual Water Company

Legislature

Present and Past Legislation:

Current Committees


Elections

2016 Results:

Elizabeth Weight (Democratic), 51%, 4,234 votes
Sophia M. Dicaro (Republican), 49%, 3,994 votes

2016 Fundraising:

Total Raised: $18,331.78 from 48 donors

Total Raised from Corporate Donors: $11,925
Number of Corporate Donors: 19
Average Donation from Corporations: $627.63
Total Raised from Individual Donors: $6406.78
Average Donation from Individuals: $220.92
Average Overall Donation: $381.91
Utah/Outside Money: 94%/6%

$500+ Corporate Donors:

  • $3,500 – Committee for a Democratic Majority; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $1,000 – Reagan Outdoor Advertising; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $1,000 – U.A. Local 140 Political Education Committee; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $1,000 – Utah House Democratic Leadership Council, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $1,000 – Utah Progressives; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – Laborers Political League; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – Lawyers Involved for Utah; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – Mike Weinholtz Campaign; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – Operating Engineers Local #3; Alameda, California
  • $500 – United Steel Workers District 12 Utah; Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • $500 – Utah Building Construction Trades Union; Salt Lake City, Utah

$500+ Individual Donors:

  • $1,921 – Adam Bronfman; Park City, Utah
  • $650 – Patrice Arent; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $600 – Cree McNulty, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – Donna Weinholtz; Salt Lake City, Utah

District Profile

Location:

County(ies): Salt Lake
Major Cities: West Valley City

Demographics:

Percent Pre-School Age (0-4):11% (Ranked 9th)
Percent School Age (5-17): 25% (Ranked 22nd)
Percent Retirement Age (65+): 6% (Ranked 65th)

Percent White: 71% (Ranked 72nd)
Percent Latino: 38% (Ranked 3rd)

Percent Born in Utah: 55% (Ranked 60th)

Percent with 2 parents working: 41% (Ranked 36th)

25+ with no HS Diploma: 23% (Ranked 4th)
25+ HS Graduate: 32% (Ranked 5th)
25+ with Some College: 23% (Ranked 68th)
25+ with Associate’s Degree: 8% (Ranked 59th)
25+ with Bachelor’s Degree: 11% (Ranked 67th)
25+ with Master’s or above: 2% (Ranked 75th)

Economy:

Top 3 Employment Sectors:

  • Manufacturing: 19%
  • Education, Health Care, Social Assistance: 12%
  • Construction: 11%
  • Prof., Scientific, Mgmt, Admin., Waste Mgmt Svcs: 11%

Percent Households Earning <$15,000: 8% (Ranked 34th)
Percent Households Earning $15,000-$29,999: 16% (Ranked 23rd)
Percent Households Earning $30,000-44,999: 17% (Ranked 19th)
Percent Households Earning $45,000-$59,999: 16% (Ranked 12th)
Percent Households Earning $60,000-$74,999: 15% (Ranked 11th)
Percent Households Earning $75,000-$99,999: 15% (Ranked 35th)
Percent Households Earning $100,000-$149,999: 9% (Ranked 62nd)
Percent Households Earning $150,000-$199,999: 2% (Ranked 56th)
Percent Households Earning $200,000+: 0% (Ranked 73th)

Percent Receiving Food Stamps/Public Assistance: 15% (Ranked 10th)

Vacant Housing Units: 7% (Ranked 27th)