House District 64 – Rep. Norman Thurston (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: 64
Served Since: January 1, 2015
Education: B.A., Spanish and Agricultural Economics, Brigham Young University; M.A., Economics, Princeton University; Ph.D. Economics, Princeton University
Profession: Economist

Email: normthurston@le.utah.gov
Cell Phone: 801-477-5348

Associations and Conflicts of Interest:

Current Stated Conflicts of Interest:

  • Utah Department of Health (Employer – Self)
  • Circle Bar Investments (Partner – Self)
  • Thruston Hall (Partner – Self)
  • Utah Defined Contribution Risk Adjuster Board (Board Member – Self)
  • NAHDO (Board Member – Self)

Prior Stated Conflicts of Interest:

2015

  • HIP Utah Board (Board Member – Self)
  • Provo School District (Employer – Spouse)

2014

  • n/a

Stated Current or Former Professional and Community Affiliations:

  • Boy Scouts of America

[sta_anchor id=”2″]Legislature

Present and Past Legislation:

Current Committees

  • (coming soon)

[sta_anchor id=”3″]Elections

2016 Results:

Norm Thruston (Republican), 100%, 9,086 votes

2016 Fundraising:

Total Raised: $7,475 from 22 donors

Total Raised from Corporate Donors: $7,100
Number of Corporate Donors: 19
Average Donation from Corporations: $374
Total Raised from Individual Donors: $375
Average Donation from Individuals: $125
Average Overall Donation: $340
Utah/Outside Money: 56%/44%

$500+ Corporate Donors:

  • $1,550 – Foundation for Government Accountability; Naples, Florida
  • $700 – Reagan Outdoor Advertising; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – Cambia Health Solutions; Portland, Oregon
  • $500 – Farmers Employee and Agent PAC; Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • $500 – Hughes Leadership PAC; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – PhRMA; Washington, D.C.
  • $500 – Utah Bankers Association; Salt Lake City, Utah

$500+ Individual Donors:

  • n/a

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Location:

County(ies): Utah
Major Cities: Provo (partial), Springville (partial)

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Demographics:

Percent Pre-School Age (0-4): 13% (Ranked 3rd)
Percent School Age (5-17): 17% (Ranked 67th)
Percent Retirement Age (65+): 4% (Ranked 68th)

Percent White: 84% (Ranked 62nd)
Percent Latino: 25% (Ranked 48th)

Percent Born in Utah: 48% (Ranked 72nd)

Percent with 2 parents working: 35% (Ranked 63rd)

25+ with no HS Diploma: 12% (Ranked 15th)
25+ HS Graduate:18% (Ranked 55th)
25+ with Some College: 29% (Ranked 30th)
25+ with Associate’s Degree: 9% (Ranked 51st)
25+ with Bachelor’s Degree: 24% (Ranked 25th)
25+ with Master’s or above: 8% (Ranked 42nd)

Economy:

Top 3 Employment Sectors:

  • Education, Health Care, Social Assistance: 26%
  • Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, Wast Management Services: 14%
  • Manufacturing: 13%
  • Retail Trade: 13%

Percent Households Earning <$15,000: 17% (Ranked 6th)
Percent Households Earning $15,000-$29,999: 21% (Ranked 7th)
Percent Households Earning $30,000-44,999: 18% (Ranked 13th)
Percent Households Earning $45,000-$59,999: 15% (Ranked 34th)
Percent Households Earning $60,000-$74,999: 10% (Ranked 65th)
Percent Households Earning $75,000-$99,999: 10% (Ranked 67th)
Percent Households Earning $100,000-$149,999: 7% (Ranked 70th)
Percent Households Earning $150,000-$199,999: 1% (Ranked 70th)
Percent Households Earning $200,000+: 2% (Ranked 54th)

Percent Receiving Food Stamps/Public Assistance: 18% (Ranked 5th)

Vacant Housing Units: 5% (Ranked 54th)