House District 35 – Rep. Mark Wheatley (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: 35
Served Since: January 1, 2005
Education: B.S., Human Resource Management, Westminster College
Profession: Education Administrator (Retired)

Email: markwheatley@le.utah.gov
Home Phone: 801-264-8844
Cell Phone: 801-556-4862

Associations and Conflicts of Interest:

Current Stated Conflicts of Interest:

  • Salt Lake Community College (Employer – Self)
  • Amerprise (>$5,000 shareholder)

2015

  • Salt Lake Community College (Employer – Self)
  • Small Business Administration (Employer – Spouse)

2014

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Legislature

Present and Past Legislation:

Current Committees


Elections

2016 Results:

Mark Wheatley (Democrat), 62%, 6,186 votes
Patricia Phaklides (Republican), 29%, 2,841 votes
Chelsea Travis (Libertarian) 9%, 941 votes

2016 Fundraising:

Total Raised: $15,111 from 56 donors

Total Raised from Corporate Donors: $11,366
Number of Corporate Donors: 32
Average Donation from Corporations: $355
Total Raised from Individual Donors: $3,745
Average Donation from Individuals: $156
Average Overall Donation: $270
Utah/Outside Money: 90%/10%

$500+ Corporate Donors:

  • $1,515 – Utah State Democratic Hispanic Caucus; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $1,500 Committee for a Democratic Majority; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $700 – Reagan Outdoor Advertising; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – AFL-CIO; West Valley City, Utah
  • $500 – Altria Client Services; Richmond, Virginia
  • $500 – Committee for a Democratic Majority; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – Education First; Centerville, Utah
  • $500 – Utah Bankers Association; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – UEA; Murray, Utah

$500+ Individual Donors:

  • $1,000 – Donna Weinholtz; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – Brian King; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – Patrice Arent; Salt Lake City, Utah

District Profile

Location:

County(ies): Salt Lake
Major Cities: South Salt Lake, Murray (Partial)

Demographics:

Percent Pre-School Age (0-4): 9% (Ranked 47th)
Percent School Age (5-17): 14% (Ranked 70th)
Percent Retirement Age (65+): 8% (Ranked 37th)

Percent White: 78% (Ranked 71st)
Percent Latino: 25% (Ranked 8th)

Percent Born in Utah: 53% (Ranked 67th)

Percent with 2 parents working: 36% (Ranked 68th)

25+ with no HS Diploma: 19% (Ranked 5th)
25+ HS Graduate: 28% (Ranked 26th)
25+ with Some College: 25% (Ranked 2nd)
25+ with Associate’s Degree: 8% (Ranked 35th)
25+ with Bachelor’s Degree: 15% (Ranked 55th)
25+ with Master’s or above: 6% (Ranked 52nd)

Economy:

Top 3 Employment Sectors:

  • Education, Health Care, Social Assistance: 16%
  • Retail Trade: 14%
  • Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, Waste Management Services: 12%

Percent Households Earning <$15,000: 16% (Ranked 7th)
Percent Households Earning $15,000-$29,999: 20% (Ranked 7th)
Percent Households Earning $30,000-44,999: 24% (Ranked 1st)
Percent Households Earning $45,000-$59,999: 15% (Ranked 41st)
Percent Households Earning $60,000-$74,999: 9% (Ranked 69th)
Percent Households Earning $75,000-$99,999: 8% (Ranked 70th)
Percent Households Earning $100,000-$149,999: 6% (Ranked 73rd)
Percent Households Earning $150,000-$199,999: 1% (Ranked 74th)
Percent Households Earning $200,000+: 1% (Ranked 69th)

Percent Receiving Food Stamps/Public Assistance: 14% (Ranked 4th)

Vacant Housing Units: 10% (Ranked 17th)