Mark Shurtleff

Age: 47

Spouse: M'Liss

Children: 5, ages ranging 7-21

Education: Brighton High School, Brigham Young University, University of Utah College of Law, Officer Indoctrination School / Naval Justice School, University of San Diego School of Law

Professional experience: Private practice attorney in Utah and California; deputy Salt Lake County attorney; Utah assistant attorney general; officer and attorney, Judge Advocate General Corps, U.S. Navy

Political experience: Utah attorney general, 2001-present; Salt Lake County commissioner, 2000 chairman

Quote: "This race is about leadership — bringing people together, focusing on clear priorities, managing the state's largest law firm and being accountable to citizens . . . while my legal qualifications are substantive and my community service is extensive, my leadership experience is what ultimately qualifies me to continue serving the people as their attorney general."