Mike Lee, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Utah and a tea party favorite, is a newcomer on the political field. Emerging from a crowded and bitter primary race, he has to unify his party before facing Democrat Sam Granato, another first-time politician and Utah business owner, in a race that many see as the culmination of the anti-incumbent and anti-traditional-politician sentiment growing across the country. As part of a Politics Daily series providing background about the major candidates in 2010, here are some answers to frequently asked questions about his life.
Is Mike Lee married?
Who is Mike Lee's wife?
Lee's wife is Sharon Lee, born Sharon Burr.
How old is Mike Lee's wife?
Lee's wife is 37
What does Mike Lee's wife do for a living?
Lee's wife is a stay-at-home mother
How long have Mike Lee and his wife been married?
Mike and Sharon Lee have been married for 17 years
How and when did Mike Lee and his wife meet?
Lee met Sharon Burr in high school
. Lee was the opinion editor at his high school newspaper, and Sharon worked under him as the assistant editor.
Were either Mike Lee or his wife married before?
No, this is a first marriage for both of them.
Does Mike Lee have children?
, 15-year-old twins James and John, and 9-year-old daughter Eliza.
Does Mike Lee have grandchildren?
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Read Mike Lee's full bio on his official website.