Candidate profile: U.S. House District 2

Published 10/31 2012 11:49AM

Updated 10/31 2012 02:44PM

Chris Stewart and Jay Seegmiller
Chris Stewart and Jay Seegmiller
Jay Seegmiller

Party: Democrat

Seegmiller was born and raised in Utah. he attended the University of Utah and worked as a railroad employee most of his adult life. Seegmiller served in the Utah State House of Representatives from 2009 to 2011. Seegmiller has also been involved as a labor union activist and organizer. Seegmiller is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is a husband and father of four.

Campaign Website:  jayforjobs.com



Chris Stewart

Party: Republican

Chris Stewart is former Air Force Pilot and successful author. He received a bachelor's degree in economics from Utah State University. After leaving the Air Force, Stewart entered the business world as CEO and president of a consulting firm. Stewart is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is a husband and fatehr of six.

Campaign Website:  www.chrisstewartforcongress.com

(Note: Utah's U.S. House District 2 seat in currently held by Jim Matheson, who will vacate the seat in 2013. Matheson is running for office in Utah's newly-formed 4th District)

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