Governor Spencer J. Cox

Governor @ Utah

Spencer Cox is Utah’s 8th Lt. Governor. He and his wife Abby live in his small hometown of Fairview and teach their four children the importance of hard work on the seventh-generation family farm.

Spencer began public service on the Fairview City Council, then as mayor, county commissioner and state representative, all part-time positions. At the same time, Spencer led the family-owned telecommunications company. Under Spencer’s leadership, the company grew during the Great Recession and now installs fiber optics for many Silicon Slopes technology startups.

As Lt. Governor, he and Governor Herbert have invested significantly in public education, saved taxpayers more than $1 billion through efficiency measures and prioritized job growth in rural Utah. The Lt. Governor also leads task forces on homelessness, inter-generational poverty and youth suicide prevention.