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Ballotpedia covers 11 state executive offices in the state of Utah. The executive branch is governed by Article VII of the Utah Constitution.

State executive organization

Executive officials in Utah are part of a three-pronged government structure that includes state legislators and state judges. The following chart details the relationship among different branches of Utah's state government:

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Offices

The following is a list of state executive offices in Utah.

Current officeholders

Note: First appointed or First elected will include a date depending on if the officeholder was appointed or elected.

Name:Party:Current office:Tenure:First AppointedFirst Elected:
Brad C. SmithNonpartisan Utah Superintendent of Public InstructionNovember 7, 2014 - presentNovember 7, 2014
David ClarkNonpartisan Utah Public Service CommissionJanuary 1, 2013 - PresentDecember 20, 2012
Gary HerbertEnds.png Republican Governor of UtahAugust 11, 2009 - PresentNovember 2, 2010
John DougallEnds.png Republican Utah State AuditorJanuary 7, 2013-presentNovember 6, 2012
LuAnn AdamsNonpartisan Utah Commissioner of Agriculture and FoodJanuary 2014 - PresentDecember 20, 2013
Mike StylerNonpartisan Utah Director of Natural ResourcesJanuary 2005 – presentJanuary 2005
Richard EllisEnds.png Republican Utah TreasurerJanuary 5, 2009 - PresentNovember 4, 2008
Ron AllenNonpartisan Utah Public Service CommissionMarch 18, 2005 - PresentMarch 18, 2005
Sean D. ReyesEnds.png Republican Attorney General of UtahDecember 30, 2013 - presentDecember 23, 2013
Sherrie HayashiNonpartisan Utah Commissioner of LaborJune 2006 - Present2006
Spencer CoxEnds.png Republican Lieutenant Governor of UtahOctober 16, 2013 – presentOctober 8, 2013
Thad LeVarNonpartisan Utah Public Service CommissionJanuary 1, 2013 - PresentDecember 20, 2012
Todd KiserNonpartisan Utah Commissioner of InsuranceJanuary 2013 - PresentDecember 20, 2012

Elections

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2015

There are no state executive elections in Utah in 2015.

2014

There was a special election for the attorney general's office in 2014.

2012

Five state executive offices were up for election including governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, treasurer and auditor.

Corruption analysis

The University of Illinois at Chicago and the Illinois Integrity Initiative used federal data to evaluate levels of corruption in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia. The following table ranks each state based on total convictions and convictions per 10,000 residents of public officials in federal corruption cases between 1976 and 2010.[1]

Corruption statistics, 1976-2010
State Total federal corruption convictions Rank Convictions per 10,000 residents Rank
Alabama
657
14
1.37
8
Alaska
130
38
1.83
4
Arizona
329
25
0.51
39
Arkansas
201
29
0.69
31
California
2,345
2
0.63
35
Colorado
189
32
0.38
45
Connecticut
277
27
0.78
30
Delaware
80
47
0.89
20
Florida
1,762
4
0.94
19
Georgia
807
13
0.83
26
Hawaii
114
40
0.84
25
Idaho
78
48
0.50
40
Illinois
1,828
3
1.42
7
Indiana
419
23
0.65
34
Iowa
148
34
0.49
41
Kansas
152
33
0.53
37
Kentucky
577
16
1.33
10
Louisiana
906
10
2.00
2
Maine
105
41
0.79
28
Maryland
499
20
0.86
22
Massachusetts
562
17
0.86
23
Michigan
655
15
0.66
33
Minnesota
190
31
0.36
47
Mississippi
560
18
1.89
3
Missouri
507
19
0.85
24
Montana
139
36
1.37
9
Nebraska
83
45
0.45
44
Nevada
100
42
0.37
46
New Hampshire
46
49
0.35
48
New Jersey
909
9
1.03
18
New Mexico
139
37
0.68
32
New York
2,522
1
1.30
12
North Carolina
461
22
0.48
42
North Dakota
118
39
1.75
6
Ohio
1,405
7
1.22
15
Oklahoma
472
21
1.26
13
Oregon
91
43
0.24
51
Pennsylvania
1,563
5
1.23
14
Rhode Island
83
46
0.79
29
South Carolina
401
24
0.87
21
South Dakota
144
35
1.77
5
Tennessee
843
12
1.33
11
Texas
1,542
6
0.61
36
Utah
86
44
0.31
49
Vermont
30
51
0.48
43
Virginia
896
11
1.12
17
Washington
200
30
0.30
50
Washington, D.C.
1,005
8
16.70
1
West Virginia
208
28
1.12
16
Wisconsin
295
26
0.52
38
Wyoming
45
50
0.80
27

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