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Located in the American West, Utah is bordered by Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, Arizona and Nevada. Nicknamed “the Beehive State,” Utah became the 45th state when it was admitted to the Union in 1896. Salt Lake City is the state’s capital and largest city.

Utah has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of 4 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 29 members of the Utah State Senate and 75 members of the Utah House of Representatives.

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National politics in Utah


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Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. Senate


Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Mike Lee
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Utah 2011January 3, 2017November 2016LinkRobert Bennett (R)
Orrin Hatch
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Utah 1977January 3, 2019November 2018LinkFrank E. Moss (D)


Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Chris Stewart
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Republican PartyDistrict 2 2013January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkJim Matheson (D)
Jason Chaffetz
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Republican PartyDistrict 3 2009January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkChris Cannon (R)
Jim Matheson
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Democratic PartyDistrict 4 2001January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkN/A
Rob Bishop
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Republican PartyDistrict 1 2003January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkJames V. Hansen (R)


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The structure of the Utah judicial system is laid out in Article VIII of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the Utah Supreme Court, the Utah Court of Appeals, the Utah District Courts, the Utah Juvenile Courts and the Utah Justice Courts.


There are two federal courts in Utah: the United States District Court for the District of Utah and District of Utah Bankruptcy Court. Appeals from these courts go to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

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Utah
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The Beehive State
Capital:   Salt Lake City
Motto:   Industry
Population:   2.77 million
Area of state:   84,899 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1896
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