Dr. Daniel Cottam, Libertarian for Governor

Candidate for Utah governor

Dr. Daniel Cottam grew up in Houston, Texas. He left Texas to complete his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University. Afterward, he returned to Texas to attend medical school at the University of Texas. He is a practicing bariatric surgeon in Salt Lake City.

Cottam’s policy platform would:

Allow purchase of pharmaceuticals across state and international borders. It is not the government’s place to be protecting corporate profits.

  • Allow health insurance purchases across state lines.
  • Cottam would end the death penalty: No state should be allowed to exercise a right that an individual cannot.
  • Create tax incentives for electric, propane and natural gas vehicles to promote clean air.
  • Allow and encourage more charter schools.

Find out more about the candidate’s views here.