Deidre Henderson

Deidre Henderson
Member of the Utah Senate
from the 7th[1] district
Assumed office
January 1, 2013
Preceded by Ross I. Romero
Personal details
Born September 4
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Gabe
Children 5
Residence Spanish Fork, Utah
Alma mater Brigham Young University
Profession Small Business Owner
Religion The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Deidre M. Henderson[2] is an American politician and a Republican member of the Utah State Senate representing District 7 since January 1, 2013. She attended Brigham Young University, and currently resides in Spanish Fork, Utah.

Early Life, Education, and Career

Deidre Henderson attended high school at Eagan High in Saint Paul, Minnesota and at Taylorsville High School in Taylorsville, Utah.[3] She attended Brigham Young University.[3] Henderson has five children, and is married to Gabe Henderson, with whom she operates a small business.[3] Senator Henderson is a self-proclaimed 'obsessive expiration date checker'.[4] Before joining the Utah State Senate, Henderson worked as a business consultant, and was involved in U.S. Congressman Jason Chaffetz's campaign.[5] Deidre Henderson is also a 'stay at home mom', and enjoys spending time with her children.[5]

Political career

Senator Henderson started her political career working for Jason Chaffetz Campaign.[3][6] She was elected to the Utah State Senate in 2012. She is currently up for reelection.[7]

During the 2016 Legislative Session, Senator Henderson served on the following committees:[8]

Legislative Awards



2016 sponsored bills

Bill Number and Title Bill Status
S.B. 15 Apportionment of Business Income Amendments Governor Signed 3/28/2016
S.B. 16 Tax Credit Amendments Governor Signed 3/18/2016
S.B. 99 Transparency for Political Subdivisions Governor Signed 3/23/2016
S.B. 108 Birthing Center Amendments Governor Signed 3/18/2016
S.B. 126 Committee Authority Amendments Governor Signed 3/28/2016
S.B. 128 Taxing Entities Tax Rate Amendments Senate/Filed for bills not passed 3/10/2016
S.B. 164 Local Government Modifications Governor Signed 3/28/2016
S.B. 245 Personal Property Amendments Governor Signed 3/25/2016



  1. "Henderson, Deidre M.". Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Legislature. Retrieved February 7, 2014.
  2. "Deidre Henderson's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved February 7, 2014.
  3. 1 2 3 4 "Deidre Henderson Facebook". Retrieved April 8, 2014.
  4. "Deidre Henderson Twitter". Retrieved April 8, 2014.
  5. 1 2 "Deidre Henderson". Daily Herald. Retrieved April 8, 2014.
  6. "Henderson, Deidre M.". Utah State Senate. Retrieved April 8, 2014.
  7. "Deidre Henderson - Ballotpedia". Retrieved 2016-04-01.
  8. "District 7 Senator - Utah State Senate". Retrieved 2016-04-01.
  9. "2012 General Canvass Report". Salt Lake City, Utah: Lieutenant Governor of Utah. Retrieved February 7, 2014.
  10. "2016 -- Legislation(Senate)". Retrieved 2016-03-30.

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