Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Friday, August 14, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Night 69° Clear


Everything tagged

Sort by:

Stories tagged: lieutenant governor

UPDATED: Wed., July 15, 2020

Lt. governor candidate suggests abolishing office to save money

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

11 candidates compete to be next Washington’s lieutenant governor

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 …

Spin Control: Lt. Gov. race draws candidates, interest

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

Cyrus Habib retiring as Washington lieutenant governor to become a Jesuit

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

Republican Party claims Idaho candidate’s staffer is secretly an internet troll

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

Candidate’s security team seen as unusual for Idaho politics

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 …

Idaho lieutenant governor hopefuls Collum, McGeachin clash in their only debate

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

‘Hope and healing’: Texas town worships after school attack

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 …

7 candidates vie for open Idaho lieutenant governor seat

Five Republicans and two Democrats are vying to become Idaho’s next lieutenant governor.

UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018

Mailer targets Republican candidate for lieutenant governor

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

Idaho GOP candidates clash in lieutenant governor debate

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

Cheney endorses Steve Yates in lieutenant governor’s race

Former Vice President Dick Cheney has endorsed Republican Steve Yates in Idaho’s open lieutenant governor’s race.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017

N. Idaho senator joins lieutenant governor race

A northern Idaho lawmaker is joining the race to win the state’s open lieutenant governor seat in 2018.

Two more candidates to run for Idaho lieutenant governor

Two more candidates have announced their intent to run for Idaho lieutenant governor in 2018.

Habib, McLaughlin for state offices

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. …

Hobbs is best choice for lieutenant governor

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.

Longtime Lt. Gov. Brad Owen slams one of the candidates hoping to succeed him

Retiring Lt. Gov. Brad Owen criticizes fellow Democrat Sen. Cyrus Habib, one of 11 candidates seeking to replace him.

No. 2 officials need to be ready

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 …

Brad Little named lieutenant governor

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. …