|Lieutenant Governor of Idaho|
|January 9, 2009 - Present|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||6|
|Predecessor||Jim Risch (R)|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Appointed||January 9, 2009|
|Appointed by||Gov. Butch Otter (R)|
|Idaho State Senate|
|2001 - 2009|
|Bachelor's||University of Idaho|
|Date of birth||February 15, 1954|
|Place of birth||Emmett, Idaho|
Little's term will expire on January 5, 2015 and he is up for re-election in November 2014. He announced his bid for a third term as lieutenant governor on September 18, 2013. He sought the Republican nomination in the primary on May 20, 2014. The general election took place November 4, 2014.
Before becoming lieutenant governor, Little represented District 11 in the Idaho State Senate from May 2001 until 2009, when Otter tapped him to replace Risch as his second in command.
Little owns Little Enterprises, Inc., a farming and cattle operation, and is a former chairman of the Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry. He also sits on the board of directors of Home Federal Bank and Performance Design Incorporated, a Boise-based manufacturing company. Little and his wife, Teresa, have two sons.
Little served as leader of the cattle and woolgrowers associations for a number of years until he was appointed to the Idaho State Senate in May 2001. He was elected and re-elected to this position four times.
Little was then appointed by Governor of Idaho Butch Otter in 2009 to succeed Jim Risch, who won an election to serve in the U.S. Senate. Little served in the Idaho State Senate from 2001 to 2009 before becoming lieutenant governor. In 2010, he was elected to a full term along with Gov. Otter.
- Bachelor's degree - University of Idaho
Lieutenant Governor of Idaho (2009-Present)
Idaho State Senate (2001-2009)
- See also: Idaho gubernatorial election, 2014
|Idaho Lieutenant Governor, 2010|
|Republican||Brad Little Incumbent||67.8%||299,979|
|Election Results via Idaho Secretary of State|
Comprehensive donor information for Little is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Little raised a total of $562,785 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 9, 2013.
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|Brad Little's Campaign Contributions|
Lieutenant Governor of Idaho
Idaho State Senate
Idaho State Senate
Idaho State Senate
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$5,060 (Democrat)|
|$0 (Independent)||$2,699 (Constitution)||n/a|
|Top 5 contributors||Brad Little for Senate Committee||$15,000||Idaho Power Co||$2,000||Idaho Association of Realtors||$2,000||Micron Technology||$2,000|
|Otter for Idaho||$10,000||Canyon County Republican Central Committee||$2,000||Micron Technology||$2,000||Idaho Trucking Association||$1,550|
|Union Pacific Railroad||$10,000||JR Simplot Co||$1,600||Canyon County Republicans||$1,800||Potlatch Corp||$1,500|
|Potlatch Corp||$9,750||Micron Technology||$1,500||JR Simplot Co||$1,600||Idaho Association of Realtors||$1,500|
|Idaho Power CO and JR Simplot Co||$7,500 each||Idaho Farm Bureau||$1,200||Idaho Trucking Association and Idaho Power Co||$1,000 each||Emmett Valley Livestock, United for Idaho/Idaho Business PAC, Corrections Corp of America,|
Idaho Power Co and Idaho Committee on Hospitality & Sports
Little lives in Emmett, Idaho, and is married to Teresa Soulen. They have two sons and daughters-in-law, Adam and Angela, and David and Kelsey.
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- Office of the Lt. Governor
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- Brad Little for Lieutenant Governor 2014 Official campaign website, "News: Announcement Speech," September 18, 2013
- Idaho Lieutenant Governor, "Biography," accessed September 13, 2012
- Office of the Lt. Governor of Idaho, "Biography of Brad Little," accessed September 29, 2011.
- Brad Little for Idaho, "About Brad," accessed September 25, 2012
- Idaho Statesman, "Otter to pitch for Romney Monday in North Idaho; Paul dribbles out endorsements," March 4, 2012
- Follow the Money, "Career fundraising for Brad Little," accessed July 9, 2013
- Follow the Money.org
Jim Risch (R)
|Lieutenant Governor of Idaho
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