Utahns trust their state government more than the residents of almost any other state.
In a recent Gallup poll, Utah ranked third for having the highest trust in the state government, behind only much-less-populous North Dakota and Wyoming. The poll found that 75 percent of Utahns have either a "great deal" or "fair amount" of trust.
By contrast, 62 percent of Americans nationwide trust their state governments.
Gallup analyzed the data and found that trust in state governments tends to be higher in northern mountain states, Republican-leaning states and less populous states. All of those things describe Utah, so it's no surprise Utahns are so trusting.