ST. GEORGE – The Utah Senate District 29 election race presents two candidates Republican Steve Urquhart, and Democrat Terence Moore.
Sen. Steve Urquhart formerly served in the Utah House from 2000-2008, then took to the State Senate in 2008, and is now seeking re-election. Urquhart is a resident of St. George and is also a practicing attorney, having received his law degree from Brigham Young University.
As the state senator for District 29, Urquhart currently chairs the Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee, and is involved with various other senate committees such as the Judiciary, Law Enforcement, and Criminal Justice Committee, and the Business, Economic Development, and Labor Appropriations Subcommittee.
Urquhart currently maintains a political blog at steveu.com.
Terence Moore is an educator with 20 years experience as a teacher, counselor and administrator for the Washington County School District. According to his Vote Utah profile, he “knows the value of education, from pre-kindergarten to post high school training.”
Outside of education, Moore has experience as a former Director of Housing and as Mayoral Assistant for South Salt Lake, a consultant, and a juvenile probation officer.
“Solving our infrastructure and education challenges will take innovation, ingenuity, re-appropriation of priorities, and compromise … (Moore) looks forward to the challenge, and with firsthand knowledge in these areas, will represent the interests of all the citizens in Washington County,” Moore’s Vote Utah profile stated.
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