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Encyclopedia > Government of Utah

The Government of Utah is republican, with "the powers of government being divided into three distinct departments, the legislative, the executive, and the judicial" each department having specific functions and responsibilities under the Utah Constitution. in particular, for the archaizing senses of republic, as a translation of politeia or res publica Forms of government Part of the Politics series Politics Portal This box:      A republic is a form of government maintained by a state or country whose sovereignty is based on popular consent and whose... Official language(s) English Capital Salt Lake City Largest city Salt Lake City Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 13th 219,887 km² 435 km 565 km 3. ...

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Executive Department

Further information: List of Governors of Utah and Lieutenant Governor of Utah

The executive powers of government are vested in the Governor. List of Utah Governors Heber M. Wells Republican 1896-1905 John C. Cutler Republican 1905-1909 William Spry Republican 1909-1917 Simon Bamberger Democrat 1917-1921 Charles R. Mabey Republican 1921-1925 George H. Dern Democrat 1925-1933 Henry H. Blood Democrat 1933-1941 Herbert B. Maw Democrat 1941-1949... List of Utah Lieutenant Governors since the office was created Please Note: The Office of the Lieutenant Governor in Utah was created in 1976. ...


Officers

Office Office-holder
Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr.
Lieutenant Governor Gary R. Herbert
Attorney General Mark Shurtleff
State Treasurer Edward T. Alter
State Auditor Auston G. Johnson

This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Gary Richard Herbert is the sixth Lieutenant Governor of Utah and also serves as Utahs Secretary of State. ... Mark Shurtleff Mark Shurtleff is the current attorney general of the state of Utah, United States, since 2001. ...

Legislative Department

Further information: Utah State Legislature and List of Utah State Legislatures

The legislative powers of government are vested in the Senate, House of Representatives and the people. The Utah State Capitol, home of the Utah State Legislature. ... This is a list of the legislatures of Utah since statehood in 1896. ... The Utah State Senate is the upper house of the Utah State Legislature. ... Utah State House Seal. ...


Utah State Senate

Main article: Utah State Senate

Leadership The Utah State Senate is the upper house of the Utah State Legislature. ...

  • President - John L. Valentine (R-14)

Majority (Republican) Leadership John Valentine (born April 26, 1949) is a member of the Utah State Senate, representing the states 14th Senate district since 1998. ... The Utah State Republican Party works to elect Republicans to office in the state ofUtah. ...

  • Majority Leader: Curt Bramble (R-16)
  • Majority Whip: Dan R. Eastman (R-23)

Minority (Democratic) Leadership Curt Bramble is an American politician and Certified Public Accountant from Utah. ... Dan R. Eastman is an American politician and Businessman (Car Sales) from Utah. ... The Utah State Democratic Party works to elect Democrats to office in the state of Utah. ...

  • Minority Leader: Mike Dmitrich (D-27)
  • Minority Whip: Gene Davis (D-3)

Mike Dmitrich is an American politician and Natural Resource Consultant from Utah. ... Gene Davis is an American politician from Utah. ...

Utah State House of Representatives

Leadership Utah State House Seal. ...

Majority (Republican) Leadership ‹ The template below (Expand) is being considered for deletion. ... The Utah State Republican Party works to elect Republicans to office in the state ofUtah. ...

  • Majority Leader: Dave Clark (R-74)
  • Majority Whip: Gordon Snow (R-54)

Minority (Democratic) Leadership Dave Clark is an American politician and Banker from Utah. ... Gordon E. Snow is an American politician from Utah. ... The Utah State Democratic Party works to elect Democrats to office in the state of Utah. ...

Ralph Becker (born May 30, ????) is an American politician who is currently serving as the Minority Leader of the Utah State House of Representatives. ... Brad King (b. ...

Judicial Department

Further information: Utah Supreme Court and Utah District Courts

The judicial powers of government are vested in a Supreme Court, district courts, and other courts of record. The Utah Supreme Court is the highest court in the state of Utah. ...


Supreme Court

Office Office-holder
Chief Justice Christine M. Durham
Associate Chief Justice Michael J. Wilkins
Associate Justice Matthew B. Durrant
Associate Justice Ronald E. Nehring
Associate Justice Jill M. Parrish

Christine M. Durham is the Chief Justice of the Utah Supreme Court, a position she has held since April 2002. ... This article is considered orphaned, since there are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ...

District Courts

District Counties
1 Box Elder, Cache and Rich
2 Davis, Morgan, and Weber
3 Salt Lake, Summit, and Tooele
4 Juab, Millard, Utah, and Wasatch
5 Beaver, Iron, and Washington
6 Garfield, Kane, Piute, Sanpete, Sevier, and Wayne
7 Carbon, Emery, Grand, and San Juan
8 Daggett, Duchesne, and Uintah

 
 

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