Stories tagged: lieutenant governor
UPDATED: Wed., July 15, 2020
A Republican candidate for lieutenant governor suggested an unusual way the state could save money if she gets elected this fall: getting rid of the office.
UPDATED: Mon., July 20, 2020
For the second election cycle in a row, the race for Washington’s lieutenant governor post has drawn a large and diverse field of candidates for a job that straddles the …
Sun., April 12, 2020
When a lieutenant governor retires, as Cyrus Habib has announced he will do after a single term, it sets off a scramble in Washington’s political ponds.
UPDATED: Thu., March 19, 2020
Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib, who presided over the Senate for the last three years as part of his duties as the state’s No. 2 elected official, will not seek re-election, …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 4, 2018
In the last days before the Nov. 6 election, the Idaho Republican Party has accused the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor of encouraging and harboring an internet troll.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018
The Republican candidate for lieutenant governor brought several security guards with her to a televised debate – an unusual step in a state where even elected officials often eschew security …
Thu., Oct. 18, 2018
The two rivals vying to be Idaho’s lieutenant governor outlined starkly different views during their statewide debate on Wednesday night, with Republican Janice McGeachin warning against “traveling down the progressive …
UPDATED: Sun., May 20, 2018
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick called Sunday for a “hardening” of the nation’s school buildings in the wake of the attack by a 17-year-old student who killed 10 people at …
Fri., May 11, 2018
Five Republicans and two Democrats are vying to become Idaho’s next lieutenant governor.
UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018
A campaign mailer aims to smear a Republican candidate for lieutenant governor of Idaho by claiming he’s a foreign agent and has other agents funneling cash into his campaign.
UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018
Republican hopefuls in Idaho’s crowded lieutenant governor race attempted to distinguish what made them uniquely qualified to run for the open position during a Thursday debate that saw some sharp …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017
Former Vice President Dick Cheney has endorsed Republican Steve Yates in Idaho’s open lieutenant governor’s race.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017
A northern Idaho lawmaker is joining the race to win the state’s open lieutenant governor seat in 2018.
Wed., April 5, 2017
Two more candidates have announced their intent to run for Idaho lieutenant governor in 2018.
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016
In the primary races for lieutenant governor and lands commissioner, the editorial board selected candidates who didn’t advance to the general election. The following are our reassessments in those contests. …
Sat., July 2, 2016
Hobbs has a record of leadership and impartiality, and he has the most balanced support, with labor and business backing. He has earned our endorsement.
Wed., June 29, 2016
Retiring Lt. Gov. Brad Owen criticizes fellow Democrat Sen. Cyrus Habib, one of 11 candidates seeking to replace him.
Sun., July 19, 2009
BOISE – More lieutenant governors are stepping into their states’ top spots this year than at any time in recent history, prompting renewed attention on who holds these rather obscure …
Wed., Jan. 7, 2009
BOISE – Brad Little, a rancher and state senator from Emmett, Idaho, was chosen by Gov. Butch Otter on Tuesday to be Idaho’s new lieutenant governor, as former Lt. Gov. …