Brad Little // State of Idaho

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About the Presenter

Brad Little, an Emmett native who was raised on his family’s sheep and cattle ranching operation, was elected as Idaho’s 33rd governor in 2019. He graduated from the University of Idaho in 1977 with a BS in Agribusiness and has worked in the ranching industry for his entire professional life. Brad first served in public office in 2001 when he was selected to fill a senate vacancy. He was then elected to four consecutive terms to the Idaho Senate. During his service as a Senator, Brad was elected by his Republican peers during his first full term to serve in party leadership as Majority Caucus Chair. He began serving as Idaho’s 37th Lt. Governor in 2009. Brad has advocated his whole life for limited government. He works to ensure the lightest possible hand of government in the lives of Idaho’s citizens, and he seeks to build the public’s confidence in state government.


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