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Utah State Legislature


The Utah State Legislature is the legislative body for Utah. The Utah State Legislature is a bicameral body, which means that it is made up of two houses, one upper and one lower. The upper house of the Utah State Legislature is the Utah Senate, and the lower house of the Utah State Legislature is the Utah House of Representatives.

The Utah State Legislature is made up of a total of 104 members currently. 29 of the members of the Utah State Legislature belong to the Utah State Senate, while 75 of the members of the Utah State Legislature belong to the Utah House of Representatives.

Members of the Utah State Legislature are elected from many districts within Utah, with every member of the Utah State Legislature being elected from his or her own unique district. This means that there are 75 districts for the Utah House of Representatives, and 29 districts from the Utah Senate. Each district for the lower house of the Utah State Legislature thus covers close to 35,000 people, while every district for the upper house of the Utah State Legislature covers close to 91,000 individuals.

The upper house of the Utah State Legislature involves terms of four years in duration, while the lower house of the Utah State Legislature involves terms of two-years. Neither house of the Utah State Legislature imposes any kind of term limits on members. The Utah State Legislature meets within the Utah State Capitol building, which is located in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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