Spencer J. Cox
Spencer J. Cox, Utah’s 8th Lieutenant Governor, is from Fairview, Utah where he
currently resides with his wife, Abby and their four children. He is a graduate of Snow
College, Utah State University and Washington and Lee Law School. He formerly
practiced law with Fabian & Clendenin and was Vice President and General Counsel of
CentraCom. He has served as a councilman and mayor of Fairview, as a Sanpete County
Commissioner and in the Utah House of Representatives.
Lt. Governor Cox is by statute the chief election officer of the state and the liaison
between the governor and legislature. He travels extensively throughout the state
supporting economic development and local government solutions. He is committed to
strengthening families, transforming education, increasing voter participation, utilizing
modern technologies, promoting healthy living and empowering the homeless and
He and his family enjoy spending time in Utah’s amazing backcountry. He also
plays the bass guitar with his brother in a local rock band.