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Utah Governor Huntsman Appoints Two Republicans to Fill Vacant Seats in the State Legislature

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January 17, 2005
Who: Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., Darin Peterson, Rick Wheeler

What: Governor Huntsman will sign a letter officially appointing Darin Peterson and Rick Wheeler to the Utah State Legislature

When: 9:30 a.m. Monday, January 17, 2005

Where: Governor Huntsman's Office

Why: Darin Peterson will officially be appointed to Senate District 24, which was held by Senator Leonard Blackham. Senator Blackham recently resigned after being named to a cabinet position as State Agriculture Commissioner.

Rick Wheeler will officially be appointed to House District 68, which was held by Representative Mike Styler. Representative Styler recently resigned after being named to a cabinet position as State Natural Resources Executive Director.

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