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Jim Matheson

Personal data
Date of birthMarch 21, 1960(age 56)
Place of birthSalt Lake City, Utah
Political partyDemocratic
SpouseAmy Matheson
ResidenceSalt Lake City, Utah
Alma materUCLA Anderson School of Management (M.B.A.)
Harvard University (B.A.)
OccupationEnergy Consultant
ReligionThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Utah's 2nd district
Assumed officeJanuary 3, 2001
Succeeded byIncumbent
Preceded byMerrill Cook

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James David "Jim" Matheson (born March 21, 1960) is the U.S. Representative for , serving since 2001. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district includes eastern Salt Lake City.

Matheson has said he is considering a run for statewide office in 2012, particularly if his seat is substantially changed in redistricting. Polling conducted in July 2011 showed Matheson leading incumbent Republican Senator Orrin Hatch in a possible 2012 Senate race.

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