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List of United States Senators from Utah

 

List of United States Senators from Utah

Utah was admitted to the Union on January 4, 1896, and elects senators to Class 1 and Class 3. Its current senators are Republicans Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee.

Class 1

# Senator Party Years Congress Term Electoral history
1 Frank J. Cannon
Republican
 
January 22, 1896 –
March 4, 1899
54 1 Elected in 1896
Silver
Republican
55
Vacant
Utah's Legislature was unable to agree on an appointee;
Cannon and Alfred W. McCune were the frontrunners.[1]
March 4, 1899 –
January 23, 1901
56 2
2 Thomas Kearns Republican January 23, 1901 –
March 4, 1905
56
(Continued)
Elected 1901

Retired
57
58
3 George Sutherland Republican March 4, 1905 –
March 4, 1917
59 3 Elected in 1905
60
61
62 4 Re-elected in 1911

Lost re-election
63
64
4 William H. King Democratic March 4, 1917 –
January 3, 1941
65 5 Elected in 1916
66
67
68 6 Re-elected in 1922
69
70
71 7 Re-elected in 1928
72
73
74 8 Re-elected in 1934

Lost renomination
75
76
5 Abe Murdock Democratic January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1947
77 9 Elected in 1940

Lost re-election
78
79
6 Arthur V. Watkins Republican January 3, 1947 –
January 3, 1959
80 10 Elected in 1946
81
82
83 11 Re-elected in 1952

Lost re-election
84
85
7 Frank E. Moss Democratic January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1977
86 12 Elected in 1958
87
88
89 13 Re-elected in 1964
90
91
92 14 Re-elected in 1970

Lost re-election
93
94
8 Orrin Hatch Republican January 3, 1977 –
Present
95 15 Elected in 1976
96
97
98 16 Re-elected in 1982
99
100
101 17 Re-elected in 1988
102
103
104 18 Re-elected in 1994
105
106
107 19 Re-elected in 2000
108
109
110 20 Re-elected in 2006
111
112
113 21 Re-elected in 2012
114
115

Class 3

# Senator Party Years Congress Term Electoral history
1 Arthur Brown Republican January 22, 1896 –
March 4, 1897
54 1 Elected in 1896

Retired
2 Joseph L. Rawlins Democratic March 4, 1897 –
March 4, 1903
55 2 Elected in 1897

Lost renomination
56
57
3 Reed Smoot Republican March 4, 1903 –
March 4, 1933
58 3 Elected in 1903
59
60
61 4 Re-elected in 1909
62
63
64 5 Re-elected in 1914
65
66
67 6 Re-elected in 1920
68
69
70 7 Re-elected in 1926

Lost re-election
71
72
4 Elbert D. Thomas Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1951
73 8 Elected in 1932
74
75
76 9 Re-elected in 1938
77
78
79 10 Re-elected in 1944

Lost re-election
80
81
5 Wallace F. Bennett Republican January 3, 1951 –
December 20, 1974
82 11 Elected in 1950
83
84
85 12 Re-elected in 1956
86
87
88 13 Re-elected in 1962
89
90
91 14
 
Re-elected in 1968

Retired, and resigned early to give successor preferential seniority
92
93
6 Jake Garn Republican December 21, 1974 –
January 3, 1993
93
(Continued)
Appointed to finish Bennett's term,
having already been elected to the next term
94 15 Elected in 1974
95
96
97 16 Re-elected in 1980
98
99
100 17 Re-elected in 1986

Retired
101
102
7 Bob Bennett Republican January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2011
103 18 Elected in 1992
104
105
106 19 Re-elected in 1998
107
108
109 20 Re-elected in 2004

Lost renomination
110
111
8 Mike Lee Republican January 3, 2011 –
Present
112 21 Elected in 2010
113
114

References

  1. ^ "Utah Fails to Elect Senator".  

See also

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