Utah’s Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox announces run for Governor
May 14, 2019, 6:56 AM | Updated: 8:50 am
SALT LAKE CITY — Current Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox announced early Tuesday morning that he would be seeking the Governor’s office.
The announcement, made on Twitter, focuses on Cox’s family and his roots in central Utah’s Sanpete County.
Ok friends…@AbbyPalmerCox and I want you to know first. It’s time. We’ve decided to run for Governor – and we cant do it without you! Please visit https://t.co/x5kT5gqD5M to join the team and donate. Oh and please retweet. Let’s go. #VoteCoxpic.twitter.com/RYkSHbCztU
— Spencer Cox (@SpencerJCox) May 14, 2019
Cox, a Republican from Fairview, was appointed as the Lieutenant Governor in 2013 and re-elected with Gov. Gary Herbert in 2016.