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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.

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Executive Department

The executive powers of government are vested in the Governor.

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

The Governor's Cabinet consists of the following appointees, who are the heads of the agencies listed:[1]

  • Executive Director, Utah Administrative Services
  • Commissioner, Utah Department of Agriculture and Food
  • Executive Director, Utah Department of Corrections
  • Chief Information Officer for the State of Utah
  • Executive Director, Utah Department of Commerce
  • Executive Director, Utah Department of Environmental Quality
  • Commissioner, Utah Department of Financial Institutions
  • Executive Director, Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development
  • Executive Director, Utah Department of Health
  • Executive Director, Utah Department of Human Resource Management
  • Executive Director, Utah Department of Human Services
  • Commissioner, Utah Insurance Department
  • Adjutant General of Utah, Utah National Guard
  • Executive Director, Utah Department of Natural Resources
  • Commissioner, Utah Department of Public Safety
  • Executive Director, Utah Department of Transportation
  • Executive Director, Utah Department of Community and Culture
  • Executive Director, Utah Department of Workforce Services
  • Executive Director, Utah Department of Veteran Affairs
  • Chairperson, Utah Board of Pardons and Parole
  • Commissioner, Utah Labor Commission
  • Commissioner, Utah State Tax Commission

Legislative Department

The legislative powers of government are vested in the Senate, House of Representatives and the people.

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Utah State Senate

Leadership

Majority (Republican) Leadership

Minority (Democratic) Leadership

Utah State House of Representatives

Leadership

Majority (Republican) Leadership

Minority (Democratic) Leadership

Judicial Department

The judicial powers of government are vested in a Supreme Court, district courts, and other courts of record.

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

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

References

  1. ^ Governor Jon M. Huntsman Jr

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