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109th United States Congress > House of Representatives > Percentage > Democrats 33 % [31st of 50]
109th United States Congress > House of Representatives > Percentage > Republicans 67 % [21st of 50]
109th United States Congress > House of Representatives > Republican > seat plurality 1 [29th of 45]
109th United States Congress > House of Representatives > Republican/Democrat 2/1
109th United States Congress > Senate > Republican > seat plurality 2 [19th of 37]
109th United States Congress > Senate > Republican/Democrat 2/0
109th US Congress > House of Representatives > Percentage > Democrats 33% [32nd of 50]
109th US Congress > House of Representatives > Percentage > Republicans 67% [22nd of 50]
109th US Congress > House of Representatives > Republican > Seat plurality 1 [30th of 50]
109th US Congress > House of Representatives > Republican/Democrat 2/1
109th US Congress > Senate > Percentage > Democrats 0% [50th of 50]
109th US Congress > Senate > Percentage > Republicans 100% [21st of 50]
109th US Congress > Senate > Republican > Seat plurality 2 [21st of 50]
109th US Congress > Senate > Republican/Democrat 2/0
110th United States Congress > House of Representatives > Democratic > seat plurality -1 [34th of 47]
110th United States Congress > House of Representatives > Democratic/Republican 1/2
110th United States Congress > House of Representatives > Percentage > Democrats 33 % [38th of 50]
110th United States Congress > House of Representatives > Percentage > Republicans 67 % [14th of 50]
110th United States Congress > Senate > Democratic > seat plurality -2 [30th of 35]
110th United States Congress > Senate > Democratic/Republican 0/2
110th United States Congress > Senate > Percentage > Democrats 0 % [44th of 50]
110th United States Congress > Senate > Percentage > Republicans 100 % [2nd of 50]
1972 Election > Youth voter turnout 70% [1st of 41]
2000 Election > Youth voter turnout 40% [14th of 41]
2004 Election > Total registered voters 1,141,000 [34th of 51]
2004 Election > Total voted 1,022,000 [34th of 51]
2004 Election > Total votes as percentage 62.8% [20th of 51]
2004 Election > Voting age population 1,508,000 [34th of 51]
2004 Election > Youth voter turnout 51% [13th of 41]
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1789
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1790
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1800
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1810
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1820
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1830
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1840
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1850
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1860
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1870
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1890 1 [42nd of 45]
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1900 1 [41st of 46]
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1910 2 [41st of 48]
congressional apportionment > 1920-present > 1920 2 [41st of 48]
congressional apportionment > 1920-present > 1930 2 [41st of 48]
congressional apportionment > 1920-present > 1940 2 [36th of 48]
congressional apportionment > 1920-present > 1950 2 [40th of 50]
congressional apportionment > 1920-present > 1960 2 [41st of 50]
congressional apportionment > 1920-present > 1970 2 [39th of 50]
congressional apportionment > 1920-present > 1980 3 [35th of 50]
congressional apportionment > 1920-present > 1990 3 [37th of 50]
congressional apportionment > 1920-present > 2000 3 [37th of 50]
Current US governors > State governors > Party Republican
Current US governors > State governors > Seat Up 2,008
Current US governors > State governors > Took office 2,005
Electoral Votes 5 [37th of 51]
Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr.
gubernatorial elections, 2000 > Election results > Incumbent Michael Leavitt
gubernatorial elections, 2000 > Election results > Outcome
Michael Leavitt (R) 55.8%
Bill Orton (D) 42.3%
gubernatorial elections, 2000 > Election results > Party Republican
gubernatorial elections, 2000 > Election results > Status Re-elected to 3rd term
gubernatorial elections, 2004 > Election results > Incumbent Olene S. Walker
gubernatorial elections, 2004 > Election results > Outcome
Jon Huntsman, Jr. (R) 57.7%
Scott M. Matheson, Jr. (D) 41.4%
gubernatorial elections, 2004 > Election results > Party Republican
gubernatorial elections, 2004 > Election results > Status Defeated in primary
Gun Laws > Permits
Utah does not require a permit to purchase firearms. A permit is required to carry a concealed firearm.
Gun Laws > Prohibited firearms None.
Gun Laws > Prohibited persons
A firearm cannot be purchased, transferred, or possessed by a Category 1 or Category 2 restricted person. A Category 1 restricted person has been convicted of a violent felony, is on parole or probation for a felony, is on parole from a secure facility, or has been adjudicated delinquent within the past 10 years for an offense which if committed by an adult would have been a violent felony. A Category 2 restricted person has been convicted of or is under indictment for a felony, has been adjudicated delinquent within the past 7 years for an offense which if committed by an adult would have been a felony, is an unlawful user of a controlled substance, is in possession of a dangerous weapon and a controlled substance, has been found not guilty by reason of insanity or found mentally incompetent to stand trial for a felony, has been adjudicated mentally defective or committed to a mental institution, is an illegal alien, has been dishonorably discharged from the armed forces, or has renounced U.S. citizenship. A minor under 18 cannot possess a handgun, sawed-off rifle or shotgun, or automatic weapon except as provided by Federal law. It is illegal to provide a firearm to a minor who is prohibited or lacks parental consent.
Lieutenant governor Gary R. Herbert
Lieutenant governors > Party Republican
Lieutenant governors > Term > Ends 2,008
Lieutenant governors > Took > Office 2,004
Patents Issued 12,413 [28th of 54]
    Patents Issued (per capita) 5.026 per 1,000 people [22nd of 54]
Pet skunk > Legality of skunk ownership Illegal
Political party strength > Current party strength > Lower House Majority Republican 55-20
Political party strength > Current party strength > Upper House Majority Republican 21-8
Political party strength > Current party strength > US House Delegation Republican 2-1
Political party strength > Current party strength > US House Majority Republican 2-1
Political party strength > Current party strength > US Senate Class I Republican
Political party strength > Current party strength > US Senate Class II none
Political party strength > Current party strength > US Senate Class III Republican
Republican Governors Association > Current Republican governors > Current Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr.
Republican Governors Association > Current Republican governors > Seat Up 2,008
Republican Governors Association > Current Republican governors > Took office 2,005
Same-sex marriage legislation > Efforts to define marriage by constitutional amendment > Ban on
Marriage and
civil union
Same-sex marriage legislation > Efforts to define marriage by constitutional amendment > Date November 2004
Same-sex marriage legislation > Efforts to define marriage by constitutional amendment > No vote 34 % [10th of 28]
Same-sex marriage legislation > Efforts to define marriage by constitutional amendment > Yes vote 66 % [19th of 28]
Seat belt legislation > The laws > Base Fine Before fees $45.00 [8th of 48]
Seat belt legislation > The laws > Original effective date April 28, 1986
Seat belt legislation > The laws > Type of Law Secondary Enforcement
Seat belt legislation > The laws > Who is covered Age 16+ in all seats
Seats in the House of Representatives 3 seats [37th of 50]
Secretary of State > Official site http://lg.utah.gov/
Senate elections, 1968 > Senate contests in 1968 > Incumbent Wallace F. Bennett
Senate elections, 1968 > Senate contests in 1968 > Opposing Candidates
Milton N. Wellenmann (Democrat)
Senate elections, 1968 > Senate contests in 1968 > Party
Republican
Senate elections, 1968 > Senate contests in 1968 > Status Re-elected, 53.7 - 45.8
Senate elections, 1970 > Senate contests in 1970 > Incumbent Frank E. Moss
Senate elections, 1970 > Senate contests in 1970 > Opposing Candidates
Laurence J. Burton (Republican)
Senate elections, 1970 > Senate contests in 1970 > Party
Democrat
Senate elections, 1970 > Senate contests in 1970 > Status Re-elected, 56.2 - 42.5
Senate elections, 1974 > Senate contests in 1974 > Incumbent Wallace F. Bennett
Senate elections, 1974 > Senate contests in 1974 > Opposing Candidates
Jake Garn (Republican)
Wayne Owens (Democrat)
Senate elections, 1974 > Senate contests in 1974 > Party
Republican
Senate elections, 1974 > Senate contests in 1974 > Status
Retired: Republican victory, 50.0 - 44.1
Senate elections, 1976 > Senate contests in 1976 > Incumbent Frank E. Moss
Senate elections, 1976 > Senate contests in 1976 > Opposing Candidates
Orrin G. Hatch (Republican)
Senate elections, 1976 > Senate contests in 1976 > Party
Democrat
Senate elections, 1976 > Senate contests in 1976 > Status Defeated, 53.7 - 44.8
Senate elections, 1980 > Senate contests in 1980 > Incumbent Jake Garn
Senate elections, 1980 > Senate contests in 1980 > Party
Republican
Senate elections, 1980 > Senate contests in 1980 > Status Re-elected, 73.6 - 25.5
Senate elections, 1982 > Senate contests in 1982 > Incumbent Orrin G. Hatch
Senate elections, 1982 > Senate contests in 1982 > Opposing Candidates
Ted Wilson (Democrat)
Senate elections, 1982 > Senate contests in 1982 > Party
Republican
Senate elections, 1982 > Senate contests in 1982 > Status Re-elected, 58.3 - 41.3
Senate elections, 1986 > Senate contests in 1986 > Incumbent Jake Garn
Senate elections, 1986 > Senate contests in 1986 > Opposing Candidates
Craig Oliver (Democrat)
Senate elections, 1986 > Senate contests in 1986 > Party
Republican
Senate elections, 1986 > Senate contests in 1986 > Status Re-elected, 73.0 - 27.0
Senate elections, 1988 > Senate contests in 1988 > Incumbent Orrin G. Hatch
Senate elections, 1988 > Senate contests in 1988 > Opposing Candidates
Brian Moss (Democrat)
Senate elections, 1988 > Senate contests in 1988 > Party
Republican
Senate elections, 1988 > Senate contests in 1988 > Status Re-elected, 67.8 - 32.2
Senate elections, 1998 > Senate contests in 1998 > Incumbent
Robert F. Bennett
Senate elections, 1998 > Senate contests in 1998 > Opposing Candidates Scott Leckman (Democrat)
Senate elections, 1998 > Senate contests in 1998 > Party Republican
Senate elections, 1998 > Senate contests in 1998 > Status Re-elected, 64 - 33
Senate elections, 2000 > Senate contests in 2000 > Incumbent
Orrin G. Hatch
Senate elections, 2000 > Senate contests in 2000 > Opposing Candidates Scott Howell (Democrat)
Senate elections, 2000 > Senate contests in 2000 > Party Republican
Senate elections, 2000 > Senate contests in 2000 > Status Re-elected, 66 - 32
Senate elections, 2004 > Senate contests in 2004 > Incumbent Robert Foster Bennett
Senate elections, 2004 > Senate contests in 2004 > Opponents
Paul Van Dam (D) 28%
Gary R. Van Horn (C) 2%
Joe Labonte (PC) 1%
Senate elections, 2004 > Senate contests in 2004 > Party Republican
Senate elections, 2004 > Senate contests in 2004 > Result
Re-elected to 3rd term:
Robert Bennett (R) 69%
Senate elections, 2006 > Senate contests in 2006 > Candidates
Orrin Hatch (Republican) 62.6%
Pete Ashdown (Democratic) 30.8%
Scott Bradley (Constitution) 3.8%
Roger Price (Personal Choice)1.6%
Dave Seely (Libertarian) 0.8%
Julian Hatch (Green) 0.4%
Senate elections, 2006 > Senate contests in 2006 > Incumbent Orrin Hatch
Senate elections, 2006 > Senate contests in 2006 > Ran as Republican
Senate elections, 2006 > Senate contests in 2006 > Status Re-elected
Senate elections, 2010 > Senate contests in 2010 > 2004 Election Results
Robert Bennett (R) 69%; Paul Van Dam (D) 28%; Other 3%
Senate elections, 2010 > Senate contests in 2010 > Incumbent
Robert Bennett
Senate elections, 2010 > Senate contests in 2010 > Party Republican
Senate elections, 2012 > Senate contests in 2012 > 2006 Election Results
Orrin Hatch (R) 62%, Pete Ashdown (D) 31%, Other 7%
Senate elections, 2012 > Senate contests in 2012 > Incumbent Orrin Hatch
Senate elections, 2012 > Senate contests in 2012 > Party
Republican
State Attorney General > Current Attorney General Mark Shurtleff
State Attorney General > Party Republican
State Attorney General > Term expires 2,008
State Attorney General > Took office 2,001
State court > Nomenclature > Court of Last Resort Supreme Court
State court > Nomenclature > Intermediate Appellate Court Court of Appeals
Statewide Office party strength > Current Party Strength > Lieutenant Governor Republican
Statewide Office party strength > Current Party Strength > Secretary of State Republican
Statewide Office party strength > Current Party Strength > Treasurer Republican
US gubernatorial elections, 1980 > Election results > Incumbent Scott M. Matheson
US gubernatorial elections, 1980 > Election results > Opposing Candidates
R. L. Wright (Republican) 44.4%
Lawrence Rey Topham (American) 0.4%
US gubernatorial elections, 1980 > Election results > Party
Democratic
US gubernatorial elections, 1980 > Election results > Status Re-elected, 55.2%
US gubernatorial elections, 1984 > Election results > Incumbent Scott M. Matheson
US gubernatorial elections, 1984 > Election results > Opposing Candidates
Norman H. Bangerter (Republican) 55.9%
Wayne Owens (Democratic) 43.8%
US gubernatorial elections, 1984 > Election results > Party
Democratic
US gubernatorial elections, 1984 > Election results > Status
Retired, Republican victory
US gubernatorial elections, 1988 > Election results > Incumbent Norman H. Bangerter
US gubernatorial elections, 1988 > Election results > Opposing Candidates
Ted Wilson (Democratic) 38.4%
Merrill Cook (Independent) 21.1%
Kitty K. Burton (Libertarian) 0.3%
Arly H. Pedersen (Ind. American) 0.2%
US gubernatorial elections, 1988 > Election results > Party
Republican
US gubernatorial elections, 1988 > Election results > Status Re-elected, 40.1%
US gubernatorial elections, 1992 > Election results > Incumbent Norman H. Bangerter
US gubernatorial elections, 1992 > Election results > Opposing Candidates
Mike Leavitt (Republican) 42.2%
Merrill Cook (Independent) 33.6%
Stewart Hanson (Democratic) 23.3%
Rita Gum (Populist) 0.5%
Gary Van Horn (American) 0.2%
Eleanor Garcia (Socialist Workers) 0.2%
Linda Metzger-Agin (Independent) 0.1%
Frank Richins (Independent American) 0.1%
US gubernatorial elections, 1992 > Election results > Party
Republican
US gubernatorial elections, 1992 > Election results > Status
Retired, Republican victory
US gubernatorial elections, 1996 > Election results > Incumbent Michael Leavitt
US gubernatorial elections, 1996 > Election results > Opposing Candidates
E. James Bradley (Democratic) 23.3%
Ken Larsen (Independent American) 0.7%
Dub Richards (Independent) 0.6%
Robert Lesh (Natural Law) 0.4%
US gubernatorial elections, 1996 > Election results > Party
Republican
US gubernatorial elections, 1996 > Election results > Status Re-elected, 75.0%
US gubernatorial elections, 2000 > Election results > Incumbent Michael Leavitt
US gubernatorial elections, 2000 > Election results > Opposing Candidates
Bill Orton (Democratic) 42.7%
Jeremy Friedbaum (Independent American) 2%
US gubernatorial elections, 2000 > Election results > Party
Republican
US gubernatorial elections, 2000 > Election results > Status Re-elected, 55.8%
US gubernatorial elections, 2004 > Election results > Incumbent Olene S. Walker
US gubernatorial elections, 2004 > Election results > Opposing Candidates
Jon Huntsman, Jr. (Republican) 57.7%
Scott Matheson Jr. (Democratic) 41.4%
Ken Larsen (Personal Choice) 1%
US gubernatorial elections, 2004 > Election results > Party
Republican
US gubernatorial elections, 2004 > Election results > Status Defeated in primary
US Senate elections, 1982 > Election summary > Incumbent Orrin Hatch
US Senate elections, 1982 > Election summary > Opposing Candidates
Ted Wilson (Democratic) 41.3%
George Mercier (Libertarian) 0.2%
Lawrence R Kauffman American 0.2%
US Senate elections, 1982 > Election summary > Party
Republican
US Senate elections, 1982 > Election summary > Status R58.3% [16th of 28]
Western Governors Association > Current Western Governors > Current Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr.
Western Governors Association > Current Western Governors > Elected/took office 2,005
Western Governors Association > Current Western Governors > Party Republican
Western Governors Association > Current Western Governors > Seat Up 2,008

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