Jerry Stevenson (politician)

Jerry Stevenson
Member of the Utah Senate
from the 21st[1] district
Assumed office
January 25, 2010
Preceded by Sheldon Killpack
Personal details
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Layton, Utah
Alma mater Utah State University

Jerry W. Stevenson[2] is an American politician and a Republican member of the Utah State Senate representing District 21 since his January 25, 2010 appointment to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Sheldon Killpack. Stevenson was mayor of Layton from 1994 until 2006.

Early Life, Education, and Career

Stevenson attended Utah State University.[3] He has worked as a Weber State University Trustee, the Wasatch Integrated Energy Chair, doing Military Installation, and as the UTA Rail Committee Chair.[3] His primary profession is as a private business owner.[3] Stevenson is married and has children and grandchildren.[4]



Political career

Senator Stevenson was appointed to his Senate seat on January 25, 2010.[3] He is running for reelection in 2014.[3]

In 2016, Stevenson served on the following committees:[5]



2014 Utah State Senate Election District 21
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Stevenson 11,950 78.3%
Democratic Shari Tatton 3,309 21.7%



2016 sponsored bills

Bill Number Bill Title Bill Status
S.B. 8 State Agency and Higher Education Compensation Appropriations Governor Signed 3/17/2016
S.B. 114 Municipal Utilities Amendments Senate/To Governor 3/18/2016
S.B. 217 Alcoholic Beverage Control Act Licensing Amendments Governor Signed 3/18/2016
S.B. 250 Alcoholic Beverage Policy Amendments Governor Signed 3/18/2016
S.B. 259 Amendments Related to Alcoholic Beverages Senate/Filed for bills not passed 3/10/2016
S.C.R 8 Concurrent Resolution Approving the Test and Training Range Land Exchange Governor Signed 3/10/2016
S.C.R 16 Concurrent Resolution on Utah's Vision for Enduring Contribution to the Common Defense Governor Signed 3/18/2016


Notable legislation

During the 2016 legislative session Senator Stevenson sponsored and was the floor sponsor for many bills dealing with alcohol laws in Utah. His Senate Bill 250 regulates and clarifies the procedure to sell alcohol through drive up windows.[8]


  1. "Stevenson, Jerry W.". Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Legislature. Retrieved February 7, 2014.
  2. "Jerry Stevenson's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved February 7, 2014.
  3. 1 2 3 4 5 6 "Jerry Stevenson". Utah State Senate. Retrieved April 15, 2014.
  4. "Jerry Stevenson Twitter". Retrieved April 15, 2014.
  5. "District 21 Senator - Utah State Senate". Retrieved 2016-04-01.
  6. "Jerry Stevenson - Ballotpedia". Retrieved 2016-04-01.
  7. "2016 -- Legislation(Senate)". Retrieved 2016-03-31.
  8. Romboy, Dennis. "Senate passes bill clarifying drive-thru alcohol sales". Retrieved 2016-03-31.

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