Commissioner, Sanpete County
2008 — 2021
State Representative, Utah House of Representatives
2012 — 2013
Quotes on the Issues
Spencer believes the 2nd Amendment is a constitutional right designed to recognize and protect an individual’s pre-existing right to keep and bear arms for self-defense.
Spencer strongly supports teachers and believes they should be compensated fairly and given the flexibility they need to succeed.
Spencer believes free market capitalism has done more to eradicate real poverty than any other socioeconomic system in the history of the world. Conversely, tax incentives to lure corporate investment inherently changes the playing field in free markets and can lead to governments—not markets—picking winners and losers.
Axes need to be as low as possible to fund the services needed for a dynamic, caring and prosperous society. We need to redesign our state tax code with an emphasis on reducing complexity—and avoid picking winners and losers. As governor, Spencer will push for a limited but effective government that spends wisely and avoids overreaching and wasteful spending.
Spencer opposes abortion, allowing only rare exceptions for rape, incest or life of the mother.