B.A. in Behavioral Science & Health, University of Utah; M.A. in Public Policy & Administration, Northwestern University
KEY HEALTH LINK
Moore is a COVID-19 survivor. Moore served as a health care consultant and managed an LLC, DocBerry International, while living in Asia where he “focused primarily on qualifying regional distributors for clients in the health care industry.” His Ciscero bio states Blake has, “…a deep understanding of the health care, higher education, and waste disposal markets.”
Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Department of State
2020 ELECTION CONTEXT
Moore bested a field of 12 candidates in the primary for the Republican nomination, garnering 31% of votes.
Rob Bishop (R), retired
MOST RECENT PROFESSION
Principal, Cicero Group consulting firm
Moore served as a Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of State, focusing primarily on Chinese foreign policy. He also worked as an executive with the Cicero Group, a Utah-based management consulting firm, for nearly a decade before entering politics.
Moore’s most prominent political experience was as GOP co-chairman with Better Boundaries, a group that pushed to pass a voter initiative to create an independent redistricting commission to help avoid gerrymandering.
On The Issues
As a member of Congress, Moore is committed to "adopting innovative policies to help get America back on track after the COVID-19 pandemic."
Moore supports repealing the ACA and replacing it with a more-efficient, market-driven solution that gives more flexibility to states and improves cost and patient choice.
MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION
As a member of Congress, Moore is committed to reducing stigma and "provide useful tools for families and schools to better identify warning signs of mental health."
Moore believes a key cost containment strategy is to make medical costs more transparent and easy to compare, saying that, “Consumers having that power will create more affordability in the market. I think that’s the key thing.”
VETERANS HEALTH CARE
Moore is pro-life and supports abstinence-based sexual education.
OTHER HEALTH CARE ISSUES
Moore includes transparent pricing, preventative care and reforming the Medicaid program in his health care priorities.
On Medicaid, Moore said, “Right now, our Medicaid system discourages you from kind of getting out of that poverty situation that you're in...It actually discourages you from going out and trying to make more income, because if you get to that point, then you're not able to to have health insurance. I think we have to target that issue."
Moore believes states should manage health care policies and the federal government should try to limit medical monopolies.
He is a regular fundraiser for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.
DID YOU KNOW?
Moore was an all-state high school quarterback, leading his team to the Utah state semifinal as a senior. Utah Governor Michael Leavitt presented him with a Governor’s Proclamation in honor of his accomplishments, and Ogden City Mayor Glenn Meacham did the same by declaring a city-wide “Blake Moore Day.”
Moore is an Eagle Scout who speaks fluent Korean.
Moore contracted COVID-19 in October 2020.