The Green Papers: State and Local Government
Copyright Utah
Governor:1(Term Limit: 3 consecutive 4-year terms)
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 3)
2000 Census:2,236,714 (0.79% of 281,998,273)
2004, 2008 Electors:5(0.93% of 538)
2002-2010 Representatives:3(0.69% of 435)
2010 Census:2,770,765 (0.89% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electors:6(1.12% of 538)
2012-2020 Representatives:4(0.92% of 435)
Capital:Salt Lake City

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Official Name/Status   All States
 The STATE of Utah
 Status: STATE of the Union
 Organized as a Territory: 9 September 1850. 9 Stat. 453: created from the Mexican Cession to the United States of 1848 and a small strip of territory ceded to the United States by the State of Texas in 1850
 Admitted to the Union as a State: 4 January 1896 upon Proclamation by President Grover Cleveland (29 Stat. 876)
  The 45th state.

Traditional Sections and Regions   All States
 Section: WEST
 Region: Intermountain
 Survey: Public Domain

Constitutions   All States     Links to State Constitutions
 Enabling Act (of the Congress of the United States): 16 July 1894 [28 Stat. 107: authorizing formation of a State government and Admission thereafter]
1st (1896-) [Adopted: 8 May 1895 Convention convened, 4 March 1895, Ratified: 5 November 1895 effective upon Admission, 4 January 1896]

Executive Branch   All States
Chief Executive
Successor to a Vacancy
  Lieutenant Governor [elected on same ticket with GOVERNOR]
Major Executive Officers Elected Statewide   All States   2021 Office holders
  Governor: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024. Term Limit: None
  Lieutenant Governor: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024. Elected on a ticket with the Governor
  Attorney General: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024
  Treasurer: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024
  Auditor: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024

Legislative Branch   All States
Upper House
Lower House
  House of Representatives

Judicial Branch   All States
Court of Last Resort
  Supreme Court
Intermediate Appellate Court
  Court of Appeals

Local Government
  County [Type: Strong, Executive and Legislative: BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS]
   precinct [Type: None, Executive and Legislative: no associated governmental structure]
Incorporated Municipalities  All States

Statutory Election Information   All States
General Election   All States
  A regular general election shall be held throughout the state on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of each even-numbered year. [UT Code 20A-1-201(1)]
Presidential Primary   All States
  (--2006) Friday next after 1st Monday in March of Presidential Election years
[UT Code 20A-9-802(1)(a)]
  (2006-2011) There is established a Western States Presidential Primary election to be held on the first Tuesday in February in the year in which a presidential election will be held. [UT Code 20A-9-802(1)(a)]
  (2011-2016) "If there is no legislative appropriation for the Western States Presidential Primary ... a candidate for President of the United States who is affiliated with a registered political party and chooses to participate in the regular primary election ..." [Subsection (6)]
  (2017-2019) A presidential primary election shall be held each year in which a presidential election will be held. A registered political party that wishes to nominate a presidential candidate for the general election may participate in a presidential primary election ... [UT Code 20A-9-810(1) and (2)]
  (2019--) A presidential primary election shall be held throughout the state on the 1st Tuesday in March .... [UT Code Section 20A-1-201.5 (3)]
State Primary   All States
  A regular primary election shall be held throughout the state on the fourth Tuesday of June of each even numbered year [UT Code 20A-1-201.5(1)]
In 2020, the regular primary election shall be held throughout the state on June 30.... [UT Code 20A-1-201.5(4)]
Polling times   All States
  Opening and closing of polls on election day. (1) Polls at all elections on the date of the election shall open at 7 a.m. and shall remain open until 8 p.m. of the same day. [UT Code 20A-1-302]

Links  Links to other web sites
Election Authority
  State of Utah Elections Office
Legislature    All States
  The Senate Site - Republican
  Utah House of Representatives
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  Utah Democratic Party
  Utah Republican Party
Third Party
  Being Human Party
  Constitution Party of Utah
  Green Party of Utah
  Independent American Party of Utah
  Justice Party of Utah
  United Utah Party
  Unity Party of Utah
Media & others
  Box Elder News Journal
  Deseret News - Salt Lake City
  KSL TV - NBC - Salt Lake City
  KTVX - ABC - Salt Lake City
  KUTV TV - CBS - Salt Lake City
  Park Record - Park City - Utah
  Standard-Examiner - Ogden
  The Daily Herald - Provo
  The Herald Journal - Logan
  The Salt Lake Tribune
  The Spectrum - St. George
  The Times-News - Nephi
  The Wasatch Wave
  Tooele Transcript Bulletin
  Utah Policy - Politics, Communications & Government Relations
  Utah Politico Hub
  Vote Utah - KUED

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