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COMMISSION SEAT A                        GIL ALMQUIST           ROBERT FORD


COMMISSION SEAT C                         ADAM SNOW            REBECCA WINSOR


DIST 73 - WASHINGTON                   TRAVIS SEEGMILLER        Unopposed


DIST 75 - ST GEORGE                            WALT BROOKS               Unopposed

SENATE DISTRICT 28                              EVAN VICKERS               Unopposed

Ila Fica - Utah House District 72

(208) 406-9038

2251 S. Coyote Loop
Washington, UT 84790

Rebecca Winsor

- County Commission Seat C

(801) 652-3926

422 E 100 S
St. George, UT 84770

Robert Ford

- County Commission Seat A

(909) 365-6532

143 E Grafton Rd
Rockville, UT 84763

Chuck Goode

- County Commission Seat B

(435) 229-8950

1186 East 900 South #31
St George, UT 84790


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  • July 4th Parade in St George
    Mon, Jul 04
    Town Square Park
    Jul 04, 7:30 AM
    Town Square Park, 50 S Main St, St. George, UT 84770, USA
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ST. GEORGE — Candidates for public office, from the county to the federal level, are plentiful moving into the 2022 midterm election season after filings that took place last week.


All three Washington County Commission seats are up for grabs in 2022. L-R: Commissioners Adam Snow, Gil Almquist and Victor Iverson, St. George, Utah, Nov. 1, 2021 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

In Washington County, all three County Commission seats are up for grabs and have the incumbents facing at least one challenger for each. Other county positions, like the clerk/auditor and sheriff, are unopposed.

Four seats on the Washington County School Board are also up this year with three of them facing challengers. Unlike other county races, where a candidate may file as a Democrat, Republican or other party, school board races are nonpartisan.

On the state-level, the field is full of contenders for particular state House and Senate races representing Washington County. Of these, multiple candidates have filed to run for House 72, 73, and 74.

Rep. Walt Brooks of St. George is running unopposed for reelection in House 75.

Recent redistricting of the legislative districts has also changed some of the district boundaries in Washington County.

District 62 no longer exists in the county and has been replaced with District 73, for which Rep. Travis Seegmiller faces four other challengers in his reelection bid.


In this file photo, Sen. Mike Lee speaks at the Lincoln Day Dinner in St. George, Utah, Feb. 26, 2022 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

District 71 is also no longer in Washington County, having been moved northward into Iron County. It has been replaced with District 72, which is currently represented by Rep. Brad Last. Last did not file to run for reelection and leaves the seat open to three contenders.

Like Last, Rep. Lowry Snow, who currently represents House 74, will not be running for another term. He announced in December he would be leaving the Legislature at the end of his current term. Five people have filed to run for House 74.

Senate District 28, which covers a part of Washington County, is also packed with candidates seeking to unseat Sen. Evan Vickers who has also filed for reelection. Four others have also filed to run for Senate 28.

On the federal level, Rep. Chris Stewart is facing five contenders for Utah’s 2nd Congressional District. Among them is a fellow Republican, a Democrat, members of third parties and an unaffiliated candidate.

Sen. Mike Lee is facing six challengers from within the Republican Party for his seat. This includes former legislator Becky Edwards and Ally Isom, an aide of former Gov. Gary Herbert and a former spokeswoman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Other challengers include Democrat Kael Weston, who ran against Stewart in 2020, and former presidential candidate Evan McMullin.

In all, Lee faces 11 challengers for his Senate seat.

What follows is a breakdown of who is running for each position and whether or not they are gathering signatures to secure a place on the November ballot in addition to going through the caucus-convention process.

Federal Races

Senate  Party   Signature gathering?

Mike Lee (Incumbent)RepublicanYes

Becky EdwardsRepublicanYes

Laird Fetzer HamblinRepublicanYes

Ally IsomRepublicanYes

Evan BarlowRepublicanNo

Jeremy FriedbuamRepublicanNo

Loy BrunsonRepublicanNo

Evan McMullinUnaffiliatedNot available

Kael WestonDemocratNo

James Arthur HansenLibertarianNo

Lucky BovoLibertarianNo

Tommy WilliamsIndependent AmericanNo

Congress – Utah 2nd District


Signature gathering?

Chris Stewart (Incumbent)RepublicanNo

Erin RiderRepublicanYes

Steve HartwickUnaffiliatedNo

JayMac McFarlandUtah UnitedNo

Cassie EasleyConstitutionNo

Nick MitchellDemocratYes

State offices

OFFICE    Candidate                                  Party                                Signature gathering?

Utah Treasurer – Special two-year seat

                  Mario M. Oaks                          Republican                                  No

                  Joseph Geddes Buchmann      Libertarian                                  No

                  Warren T. Rogers                        Independent American            No

                  Thomas Alan Short                     Utah United                               No

Senate 28

                   Evan Vickers (Incumbent)           Republican                                Yes

                   Russell Sias                                  Republican                                 No

                    Patrick Larson                             Republican                                 No

Patricia BradfordUtah UnitedNo

Barry Even ShortLibertarianNo

House 72


Signature gathering?

Joseph ElisonRepublicanYes

Willie BillingsRepublicanNo

Ila FicaDemocratNo

House 73


Signature gathering?

Travis Seegmiller (Incumbent)RepublicanNo

Tim QuinnRepublicanYes

Nina BarnesRepublicanYes

Colin JackRepublicanYes

Narris CoxRepublicanNo

House 74


Signature gathering?

Kristy PikeRepublicanYes

R. Quinn DinningRepublicanNo

R. Neil WalterRepublicanNo

Kevin Ray HadlockRepublicanNo

Dee C. SaldlerRepublicanNo

House 75


Signature gathering?

Walt Brooks (Incumbent)RepublicanNo

Washington County Races

OFFICE                           CANDIDATE                  PARTY             SIGNATURE GATHERING?

Commission Seat A    Gil Almquist (Incumbent)  Republican                    Yes

                                      Allen J. Davis                     Republican                     No

                                      Robert Ford                        Democrat                       No

Commission Seat B

                                      Victor Iverson (Incumbent) Republican                     No

                                      Kristen Isham                       Republican                     Yes

                                      Chuck Goode                      Democrat                        No

Commission Seat C – Special two-year seat

                                       Adam Snow (Incumbent)    Republican                      No

                                       Rebecca Winsor                   Democrat                        No

County Attorney

                                        Eric Clarke (Incumbent)       Republican                      Yes

                                        J. Robert Latham                  Libertarian                       No

County Clerk/Auditor

                                         Susan Lewis (Incumbent)     Republican                       No

County Sheriff

                                          Nate Brooksby (Incumbent) Republican                      No

Washington County School Board – Nonpartisan

School Board Seat 4

                                            LeRene Cox (Incumbent)        Not Available

                                            Juli MadsenNot Available

School Board Seat 5

                                             David Stirland (Incumbent)        Not Available

                                             Edyth Lang                                  Not Available

School Board Seat 6

                                              Kelly Blake (Incumbent)              Not Available

                                              Burke Staheli                                Not Available

                                              Susan Gilman-Hasenwinkel         Not Available

School Board Seat 7

                                               Nannette Simmons                      Not Available