Utah Code & Constitution

Utah Constitution

The Utah Constitution was drafted by delegates to the 1895 constitutional convention and ratified 5 November 1895 by a popular vote of 31,305 to 7,607. The proclamation of the President of the United States announcing the result of the election and admitting Utah to the Union as a state was issued 4 January 1896. The state constitution is the framework for Utah government.

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You can search the Utah Code and Constitution by key word or by title and chapter. A multi-query feature is available for those needing more detailed information from previous legislative sessions and digests.

State of Utah Constitution

Follow this link to the Utah Constitution. Read the original text and see a facsimile of the original document. The constitution was adopted November 5, 1895, by a vote of 31,305 to 7,607. On January 4, 1896, the president of the United States issued a proclamation admitting the state of Utah to the Union. The inauguration of state officers took place on January 6, 1896.

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