Spencer Cox (politician)

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Spencer Cox
Spencer Cox at Mia rally (44778550602).jpg
8th Lieutenant Governor of Utah
Assumed office
October 16, 2013
GovernorGary Herbert
Preceded byGreg Bell
Member of the Utah House of Representatives
from the 58th district
In office
January 1, 2013 – October 16, 2013
Preceded byStephen Sandstrom
Succeeded byJon Cox
Member of the Sanpete County Commission
from District A[1]
In office
2008–2012
Preceded byDwight Inouye[2]
Succeeded byJon Cox[3]
Personal details
Born (1975-07-11) July 11, 1975 (age 45)
Mount Pleasant, Utah, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Abby Palmer Cox
Children4
EducationSnow College
Utah State University (BA)
Washington and Lee University (JD)

Spencer James Cox (born July 11, 1975) is an American attorney and politician. He is a member of the Republican Party. Cox is the eighth Lieutenant Governor of Utah since October 2013.

Cox was raised in Fairview, Utah. He was appointed to Fairview's city council, and later acted as the city’s mayor.

In October 2013, Governor Gary Herbert picked Cox to replace Greg Bell as lieutenant governor. Cox is running for governor in 2020.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sanpete County Commissioners | Sanpete County". Web.archive.org. Retrieved December 15, 2019.
  2. Daily Herald (December 31, 2008). "2008 In Review | Local News". heraldextra.com. Archived from the original on June 2, 2019. Retrieved December 15, 2019.
  3. "Delegates trade one Cox for another for Utah House seat". The Salt Lake Tribune. November 8, 2013. Archived from the original on November 14, 2018. Retrieved December 15, 2019.