Daniel McCay [3] is an American politician and a Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives representing District 41 since January 1, 2013. McCay was appointed by Governor of Utah Gary Herbert to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Carl Wimmer . [4]

Early life and career

McCay earned his BEd and MEd from Utah State University , and later earned a JD from Willamette University . [2] McCay lives in Riverton, Utah with his wife, Tawnee, and their six young children. [5] McCay is a Vice President at Suburban Land Reserve. [6] Mr. McCay earned a degree in Education from Utah State University.

Political career

  • 2012 Redistricted to District 41, and with incumbent Republican Representative Todd Kiser leaving the Legislature and leaving the seat open, McCay was chosen from two candidates by the Republican convention and was unopposed for the November 6, 2012 General election, winning with 13,658 votes. [6]
  • 2014 McCay was unopposed for the June 24, 2014 Republican Primary and won the November 4, 2014 General election with 6,685 votes (70.5%) against Democratic nominee Colleen Bliss. [8]

During the 2016 legislative session, Representative McCay served on the Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee, the House Education Committee, and the House Revenue and Taxation Committee. During the interim, McCay serves on the Education Interim Committee and the Revenue and Taxation Interim Committee. He also works on the Legislative Information Technology Steering Committee and the Utah Tax Review Commission. [2] Mr. McCay is a conservative Republican.

2016 Sponsored Legislation

Bill Number Bill Name Bill Status
Property Tax Changes Governor Signed - 3/29/2016
Revenue and Taxation Interim Committee Report Amendments Governor Signed - 3/22/2016
Election Law Amendments Governor Signed - 3/17/2016
Election Modifications House/ filed - 3/10/2016
Stimulated Emergency Vehicle Exemption Governor Signed - 3/23/2016
Body-worn Cameras for Law Enforcement Officers Governor Signed - 3/30/2016
Sales and Use Tax Earmark Amendments House/ filed - 3/10/2016
Retirement Amendments for Felony Conviction Governor Signed - 3/30/2016


In 2014, representative McCay floor sponsored a lot of bills. Among these bills were , , , , , , , , , , and