UTAH ATTORNEY GENERAL CANDIDATE SEAN REYES GARNERS WIDESPREAD DELEGATE, LEGAL & BUSINESS COMMUNITY SUPPORT
SALT LAKE CITY—April 24, 2012—Utah Attorney General Republican candidate Sean Reyes garnered widespread delegate, legal and business community endorsements, and general support at the Utah Republican State Convention last Saturday. Reyes moves to the Primary election against an opponent who was appointed A.G. Deputy by retiring Attorney General Mark Shurtleff two years ago.
SEAN REYES OFFICIALLY DECLARES ATTORNEY GENERAL CANDIDACY TO PUT EXEMPLARY LEGAL EXPERIENCE & ETHICAL STANDARDS TO WORK FOR UTAH
SALT LAKE CITY—March 12, 2012—Utah’s National Young Lawyer of the Year Sean Reyes officially declared his candidacy today in the Utah Attorney General race. Reyes, who brings a strong legal background at the federal, state, and local level as well as extensive leadership and community outreach experience, believes these qualifications are critical to advancing the mission and effectiveness of the Utah Attorney General’s office.
UTAH ATTORNEY GENERAL CANDIDATE SEAN REYES HEADS INTO FINAL WEEK WITH TREMENDOUS MOMENTUM AND UTAH SUPPORT
SALT LAKE CITY, UT–(Marketwire – Jun 18, 2012) – With early voting underway and less than 10 days until the Primary, Utah Attorney General Candidate Sean Reyes today publicly expressed his thanks for the overwhelming support he has received from the delegate, legal, and business communities since the Utah Republican Convention.
Utah Policy: AG Race Could Be a Squeaker
SALT LAKE CITY – March 30, 2012, by Bryan Schott: It looks like June’s Republican primary election for Attorney General is going to be a tight one… Both men have identical “It Scores” of 50 per number crunching political blog POLITICIT. Those scores measure digital influence.
Sean Reyes on FOX 13 Good Day Utah
SALT LAKE CITY – March 20, 2012, by Meredith Forrest Kulwicki: Candidate for attorney general, Sean Reyes, joined Good Day Utah on Tuesday to discuss his campaign. Reyes said he traveled to many communities throughout the state before deciding to run for office. He said talking to people helped to reinforce his decision.
FLEECING THE FLOCK – AFFINITY FRAUD
SALT LAKE CITY – Jan 28, 2012 - THE ECONOMISTSean Reyes, a lawyer who is running for state attorney-general, supports the creation of a “fraudsters registry”, similar to the one for sex offenders. “It’s amazing how many are repeat offenders,” he says. He also wants to explore the idea of reducing sentences for scammers who lead investigators to assets they have salted away. Most victims see a few pennies on the dollar returned, if that.http://www.economist.com/node/21543526
Utah A.G. candidates quietly raising big bucks
By Robert Gehrke. The Salt Lake Tribune – It hasn’t got the attention of other, higher profile races, but the contest for Utah attorney general has the makings for a big-time cage match, with the campaigns of the top two contenders combining to raise nearly $800,000 last year. Sean Reyes, a lawyer making his first bid for political office, reported raising $463,518 in 2011 — most of that coming from in-kind donations such as office space, supplies and staff from businesses and a law firm Reyes has worked with. (click more info to read the whole article)
Reyes & Swallow on KSL’s Sunday Edition
By J.E.R.P.S. (John English’s Random Political Stuff) Richard Piatt will moderate. (He’s one of my favorite reporters.)…I do think the more people realize that Swallow was a lobbyist for the payday loan companies, and that Swallow’s appointment to the AG office was after all the fundraising he did for Shurtleff, the more they’ll look to see what Reyes has to offer.
Repealing Obamacare: Big Step Toward Restoring Federal Balance
SALT LAKE CITY – March 23, 2012 - SEAN REYES: As I travel the State campaigning to be Utah’s next Attorney General, concerned citizens regularly ask if I would fight against Obamacare. The answer is, unequivocally, yes! Not because I am blind to helping those who cannot afford healthcare insurance or oblivious to the need for improving the quality of healthcare. Rather, because Obamacare is simply the wrong vehicle for getting us where we need to be.
SOPA and PIPA, the Misbegotten Twins
By Sean Reyes. as published in the Salt Lake Tribune. Jan 21, 2012. One of my primary roles as general counsel of a technology company is to protect and enforce intellectual property rights. I spend nearly every day in pursuit of modern-day corporate bandits who have stolen our patents, copyrights or trademarks. That is why I was encouraged when I first heard mention of legislation aimed at curtailing online piracy.
Sean Reyes Frequently Asked Questions
Have You Run for Office Before and What Is Your View of Politicians? I am not a seasoned politician and have never run for office before. My involvement in politics to date has been as a county, state and national (alternate) delegate, precinct leader and member of the State Central Committee along with appointments to serve on various commissions. I have walked precincts to register voters, volunteered at county and state conventions, organized various civics projects, constitutional classes and other educational programs; my model for anyone holding office as a public servant. Politicians care most about getting and staying elected. Public servants care about doing a good job and serving the people.