House District 34 – Rep. Karen Kwan (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

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[sta_anchor id=”1″]Overview

Biography and Contact Information

House District: 34
Served Since: January 1, 2017
Education: B.A. Psychology and M.A. Clinical Psychology – Pepperdine University; Ed.D. Educational Leadership and Policy – University of Utah Psychology
Profession: Associate Professor

Email: kkwan@le.utah.gov
Cell Phone: 385-249-0683

Associations and Conflicts of Interest:

Current Stated Conflicts of Interest:

  • Salt Lake Community College (Employer – Self)
  • OCA-Utah (Immediate Past Chair – Self)
  • Boy Scouts of America – All Markets Committee (Vice Chair – Self)

[sta_anchor id=”2″]Legislature

Present and Past Legislation:

Current Committees

  • (coming soon)

[sta_anchor id=”3″]Elections

2016 Results:

Karen Kwan (Democrat), 54%, 6,558 votes
Macade Jensen (Republican), 46%, 5,485 votes

2016 Fundraising:

Total Raised: $50,751 from 189 donors

Total Raised from Corporate Donors: $25,405
Number of Corporate Donors: 28
Average Donation from Corporations: $907
Total Raised from Individual Donors: $25,346
Average Donation from Individuals: $157
Average Overall Donation: $269
Utah/Outside Money: 83%/17%

$500+ Corporate Donors:

  • $5,700 – Committee for a Democratic Majority; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $2,000 – Capital Trading; City of Industry, California
  • $2,000 – Chinatown Supermarket; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $2,000 – Equality Utah PAC; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $2,000 – PPAC; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $2,000 – UEA; Murray, Utah
  • $1,400 – Reagan Outdoor Advertising; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $1,000 – IBEW PAC Educational Fund; Washington, DC
  • $1,000 – Lawyers Involved in Utah; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $1,000 – Ocean Mart; Sandy, Utah
  • $800 – Utah AAPI Dem Caucus; Taylorsville, Utah
  • $700 – Utah AFL-CIO; Salt Lake City, Ohio
  • $500 – Friends of Taiwanese Association of Utah; Sandy, Utah
  • $500 – Operating Engineers Local No. 3; Alameda, California
  • $500 – United Transportation Union PAC; North Olmstead, Utah
  • $500 – Valeo Inc.; Murray, Utah

$500+ Individual Donors:

  • $2,000 – Adam Bronfman; Park City, Utah
  • $1,908 – Jie Xu; Sandy, Utah
  • $1,250 – Brian King; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $1,000 – William Halden and Jennifer Lu; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $600 – Margaret Yee; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $550 – Steve Huang; Sandy, Utah
  • $500 – Bo Lu; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – Jane Marquardt; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – Paul Gibbs; Taylorsville, Utah
  • $500 – Robert Gilchrist; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – Scott Browning; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – Wenhan Zhang; Draper, Utah
  • $500 – Xiaomin Chen; New York, New York

[sta_anchor id=”4″]District Profile

Location:

County(ies): Salt Lake
Major Cities: Taylorsville

Demographics:

Percent Pre-School Age (0-4): 8% (Ranked 63rd)
Percent School Age (5-17): 18% (Ranked 61st)
Percent Retirement Age (65+): 10% (Ranked 22nd)

Percent White: 83% (Ranked 66th)
Percent Latino: 18% (Ranked 14th)

Percent Born in Utah: 61% (Ranked 48th)

Percent with 2 parents working: 38% (Ranked 59th)

25+ with no HS Diploma: 13% (Ranked 16th)
25+ HS Graduate: 31% (Ranked 19th)
25+ with Some College: 29% (Ranked 20th)
25+ with Associate’s Degree: 9% (Ranked 45nd)
25+ with Bachelor’s Degree: 13% (Ranked 61st)
25+ with Master’s or above: 5% (Ranked 63rd)

Economy:

Top 3 Employment Sectors:

  • Education, Health Care, Social Assistance: 15%
  • Retail Trade: 15%
  • Manufacturing: 14%

Percent Households Earning <$15,000: 12% (Ranked 15th)
Percent Households Earning $15,000-$29,999: 16% (Ranked 23rd)
Percent Households Earning $30,000-44,999: 18% (Ranked 26th)
Percent Households Earning $45,000-$59,999: 14% (Ranked 45th)
Percent Households Earning $60,000-$74,999: 12% (Ranked 39th)
Percent Households Earning $75,000-$99,999: 13% (Ranked 52nd)
Percent Households Earning $100,000-$149,999: 12% (Ranked 45th)
Percent Households Earning $150,000-$199,999: 2% (Ranked 61st)
Percent Households Earning $200,000+: 2% (Ranked 16th)

Percent Receiving Food Stamps/Public Assistance: 11% (Ranked 12th)

Vacant Housing Units: 6% (Ranked 37th)