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INTRODUCTION TO ELECTIONS, POLITICAL PARTIES, AND MORE
Let's figure out what districts you live in.
Each state has two US Senators. Your US Senators are the same no matter where you live in the state. Based off of the population of the state, a certain number of Representatives are allocated. Utah has four. These two chambers make up congress. You have two senators and one representative who represent you in congress.
FIRST THINGS FIRST
Utah's legislature makes the laws for the state. The lawmaking session only happens once a year. It begins in January and ends in March.
Utah's legislature has 75 representatives and 29 senators. You have one of each that represent you in the State Legislature. Next, we'll find out who those folks are.
find your representatives
how often do we elect these representatives?
US Senators - Every 6 Years
US Representatives - Every 2 Years
State Representatives - Every 2 Years
State Senators - Every 4 Years
Now that we know who your Federal and State Representatives are, let's talk about County Government.