Senate District 12 – Sen. Daniel Thatcher (Republican)

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Senator Dan Thatcher (Republican - West Valley City)


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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

Senate District: 12
Served Since: January 1, 2011
Education: Self-educated
Profession: Contractor

Email: dthatcher@le.utah.gov
Cell Phone: 801-759-4746

Associations and Conflicts of Interest:

Current Stated Conflicts of Interest:

  • None Listed

Prior Stated Conflicts of Interest:

2015

  • None Listed

Stated Current or Former Professional and Community Affiliations:

  • Salt Lake County Young Republicans
  • West Side Matters
  • Salt Lake County Republican Party

[sta_anchor id=”2″]Legislature

Present and Past Legislation:

Current Committees

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[sta_anchor id=”3″]Elections

2014 Results (no election in 2016):

Daniel Thatcher (Republican), 59%, 8,548 votes
Clare Collard (Democrat), 41%, 5,998 votes

2014 Fundraising:

Total Raised: $43,226 from 50 donors

Total Raised from Corporate Donors: $34,126
Number of Corporate Donors: 43
Average Donation from Corporations: $794
Total Raised from Individual Donors: $9,100
Average Donation from Individuals: $1,300
Average Overall Donation: $865
Utah/Outside Money: 91%/9%

$500+ Corporate Donors:

  • $7,500 – Republican Senate Campaign Committee; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $2,250 – Energy Solutions; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $2,250 – Utah Association of Realtors; Sandy, Utah
  • $2000 – Ralph Okerlund Campaign Fund; Monroe, Utah
  • $1,500 – Utah Bankers Association; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $1,001 – Utah Auto Dealers Association; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $1,000 – Academy Mortgage; Sandy, Utah
  • $1,000 – Committee to Elect Kevin VanTassel; Vernal, Utah
  • $1,000 – Committee to Elect Wayne Niederhauser; Sandy, Utah
  • $1,000 – PCM Venture; Scottsdale, Utah
  • $1,000 – Reagan Outdoor Advertising; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $1,000 – Salt Lake County Republican Party; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $700 – Atkinson Consulting; Herriman, Utah
  • $500 – 1-800 Contacts; Draper, Utah
  • $500 – Bowie Resource Holdings; Louisville, Kentucky
  • $500 – Chevron; Concord, California
  • $500 – Express Scripts; St. Louis, Missouri
  • $500 – Friends of Chris Stewart; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – Friends of Art Works for Kids; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – Natomas Meadows; Phoenix, Arizona
  • $500 – Stokes Strategies; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – Tooele County Republican Party; Tooele, Utah
  • $500 – Utah HosPAC; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – Utah Housing Alliance; Salt Lake City, Utah
  • $500 – Washakie Renewable Energy; Plymouth, Utah
  • $500 – Wells Fargo; Minneapolis, Minnesota

$500+ Individual Donors:

  • $5,000 – Richard Votaw; Sandy, Utah
  • $2,000 – Curtis Bramble; Provo, Utah
  • $1,000 – J. Stuart Adams; Layton, Utah

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Location:

County(ies): Salt Lake, Tooele
Major Cities: Tooele, Magna, West Valley City (Partial)

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Demographics:

Percent Pre-School Age (0-4): 11% (Ranked 4th)
Percent School Age (5-17): 25% (Ranked 8th)
Percent Retirement Age (65+): 5% (Ranked 27th)

Percent White: 88% (Ranked 24th)
Percent Latino: 18% (Ranked 4th)

Percent Born in Utah: 66% (Ranked 12th)

Percent with 2 parents working: 45% (Ranked 6th)

25+ with no HS Diploma: 11% (Ranked 7th)
25+ HS Graduate: 34% (Ranked 2nd)
25+ with Some College: 29% (Ranked 9th)
25+ with Associate’s Degree: 10% (Ranked 8th)
25+ with Bachelor’s Degree: 12% (Ranked 27th)
25+ with Master’s or above: 4% (Ranked 27th)

Economy:

Top 3 Employment Sectors:

  • Education, Health Care, Social Assistance: 15%
  • Retail Trade: 14%
  • Manufacturing: 13%

Percent Households Earning <$15,000: 6% (Ranked 20th)
Percent Households Earning $15,000-$29,999: 11% (Ranked 19th)
Percent Households Earning $30,000-44,999: 16% (Ranked 17th)
Percent Households Earning $45,000-$59,999: 18% (Ranked 3rd)
Percent Households Earning $60,000-$74,999: 16% (Ranked 1st)
Percent Households Earning $75,000-$99,999: 18% (Ranked 7th)
Percent Households Earning $100,000-$149,999: 12% (Ranked 15th)
Percent Households Earning $150,000-$199,999: 2% (Ranked 24th)
Percent Households Earning $200,000+: 1% (Ranked 29th)

Percent Receiving Food Stamps/Public Assistance: 8% (Ranked 13th)

Vacant Housing Units: 4% (Ranked 26th)