State Senator Margaret Dayton is the longest-serving female legislator from Utah, first elected in 1996, with over ten years in the Utah House and ten years in the Utah Senate. She has been a consistent leader on life in the Utah House and Senate, promoting legislation that would end sex-selective abortions and policies that would end funding of abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood. Senator Dayton is a long-time, active member of the Susan B. Anthony List's National Pro-Life Women's Caucus.
Prior to her tenure in the state legislature, Senator Dayton worked for several years as an obstetrical nurse, and her husband is an OB-GYN. She and her family reside in Orem, Utah.
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