John Curtis

U.S. Representative (R-UT)

John R. Curtis proudly represents Utah's 3rd Congressional District where he is known for his reputation as someone who gets things done. Since being elected to Congress in 2017, Curtis has worked on 15 pieces of legislation that were signed into law, ranging in diverse topics such as better managing public lands, combating human trafficking, reducing burdensome regulations on small businesses, and more. 

Curtis serves on the Energy and Commerce Committee including as Vice-Chair of the Energy, Climate and Grid Security Subcommittee and a member of the Communications & Technology Subcommittee. On the Natural Resources Committee, he serves as Vice Chair of the Federal Lands Subcommittee and member of the Energy & Mineral Resources Subcommittee. Curtis has established an international reputation for his work on American energy solutions that unleash U.S. clean fuels, put the U.S. economy on steroids, strengthen our national security, make America energy independent, and reduce global pollution at the same time. 

Curtis believes America should not just be energy independent. We should be energy dominant. Before coming to Congress, Curtis was a small business owner, where he was known as a real world problem-solver. 

Curtis served as the Mayor of Provo City for 8 years where he enjoyed a 94% approval rating and was named the “Top Elected Official on Social Media” in 2015. During his time as mayor, Curtis was recognized as Silicon Slopes Community Hero, UVU's Civic Innovator Award and Person of the Year by Utah Valley Magazine. 

Curtis has been married to his wife Sue for 40 years, and together they have 6 children and 15 grandchildren.


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