World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Michael G. Waddoups

Article Id: WHEBN0008965192
Reproduction Date:

Title: Michael G. Waddoups  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Therese Murray, Ron Ramsey, Jim Peterson (Montana politician), Sean Reyes, Michael Lamoureux
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Michael G. Waddoups

Michael G. Waddoups (born June 12, 1948)[1] is a former American politician and property manager from Utah. A Republican, he served as a member of the Utah State Senate, representing the state's 6th senate district in Salt Lake County including Taylorsville.

Biography

Waddoups was elected President of the senate for 2009–2010.

Waddoups was scrutinized for his outspoken opposition to Judge Robert Hilder during Hilder's confirmation hearings for the Utah State Court of Appeals. It has been reported in The Salt Lake Tribune that Waddoups was upset at Hilder for a 2003 ruling which allowed the University of Utah to prohibit firearms from its campus. It was also reported that Waddoups accused Hilder of ethics violations during the hearings. However, Hilder has never received an ethics violation during his career as a judge.

While defending controversial HB477, Waddoups stated, "nobody likes to do this in an election year, so now is the time," as well as “we want to do it today. It will complicate matters if it has a weekend to fester.”[2] These statements angered many constituents.

He is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.[3]

Electoral results

Utah State Senate election Dis. 6, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Michael G. Waddoups 17,187 57.2
Democratic Cora Lee Jckowski 12,869 42.8
Utah State Senate election Dis. 6, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Michael G. Waddoups 16,543 57
Democratic Cora Lee Jckowski 11,574 40

References

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Campbell, Joel (March 16, 2011). "Campbell: Legislators’ own words tell sad tale of HB477". The Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved April 4, 2011. 
  3. ^ "View Guide - World Directory of Mormon Politicians". Lib.byu.edu. Retrieved 2010-09-04. 

See also


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.