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Who is Brad Little?
Brad Little ( Bradley Jay Little) is an American politician, currently, he is serving as the 33rd Governor of Idaho since January 2019. Moreover, Brad is a member of the Republican Party. Furthermore, he has also served as the 42nd Lieutenant Governor of Idaho from 2009 until 2019.
In addition, from 2001 until 2009, He was a member of the Idaho Senate, where he led the majority caucus and represented Legislative Districts 8 and 11. Moreover, he defeated Democratic nominee Paulette Jordan in the 2018 gubernatorial election, giving the Republican Party its sixth consecutive gubernatorial victory in Idaho.
Brad had two careers, tending to his family’s ranching interest and in public service. In 1981 and 1985, during the legislative session, he represented his father, David Little, in the Senate on a temporary appointment due to illness. At the time he was serving on the Finance and Resource Committees.
In addition, Brad also oversaw his family’s ranching enterprise, Little Land and Livestock, for over thirty years until his son, David, took over. His son took over after he was chosen lieutenant governor in 2009. However, despite his son taking over he is still the president of Little Enterprises, Inc. He is also a member of the board of directors of Parformance Design Inc. a small Boise manufacturing company.
Furthermore, he has also worked for a couple of private organizations and businesses in Idaho and Mountain West. On top of that, he was a member of the board of the Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry (IACI), “The Voice of Business in Idaho,” for twenty years (1981-2001).
Brad is also a former vice-chairman of the Idaho Association of Commerce Foundation, and the Emmett Public School Foundation. In addition, he was also a former director of the Idaho Wool Growers Association and the University of Idaho Foundation.
Moreover, Brad previously served on the boards of Home Federal Bank, a tiny Idaho-based regional bank recently bought by Bank of the Cascades, High Country News, and the Idaho Foundation for Excellence in Education.
How Old Is Brad Little?
He was born on February 15t, 1954, and currently, he is aged 67 years old
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Who are His Parents?
He was born in Emmett Idaho, however, he has managed to keep information about his parents private but we will update it as soon as possible.
Does he Have Siblings?
Currently, there are no details about his siblings but it will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Brad Little Education
He attended Emmett High School where he graduated in 1972. After that, he attended the University of Idaho in Moscow, where he was a member of the Idaho Alpha chapter of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He graduated with a degree in agri-business in 1976.
Brad Little Wife
He is married to Teresa Soulen of Weiser, the two married in May 1978.
Brad Little Kids
Little together with his wife has been blessed with two adult sons and five grandchildren.
Serving as State Senator
Governor Dirk Kempthorne appointed Bras to fill a state senate vacancy in May 2001. After being appointed he represented District 8 at that time, which was covering a part of Gen County surrounding and north of Emmet, and all of Boise, Valley, and Adams counties, and also a portion of Idaho County.
Due to changes in district borders as a result of redistricting in 2001–2002, Little was elected to District 11 in the autumn of 2002. The district included all of Gem County and the northern section of Canyon County, including the villages of Middleton and Parma.
Moreover, Brad was later elected in 2003 by his Republican peers to the party leadership position of Majority Caucus Chair, which he held until 2009.
- Agricultural Affairs 2002
- Resources and Environment 2002
- State Affairs 2003-2009
- Resources & Environment 2003-2009
- Transportation 2003-2009
- Economic Outlook
- Revenue Assessment
Lieutenant Governor of Idaho
Brad was appointed in the office of Lieutenant Governor in January 2009, by governor Butch Otter. He was appointed to fill a vacancy left by former Lt. Governor Jim Risch’s election to the US Senate in the 2008 election cycle. On January 6th, 2009, he was sworn in by Otter and confirmed by unanimous consent when the Idaho Senate convened on January 12th, 2009.
Brad was elected Lieutenant Governor in 2010, beating two opponents in the primary election and two opponents in the general election from the Democratic and Constitution parties. Moreover, in 2014, he was re-elected Lieutenant Governor.
Economic development and trade missions
As lieutenant governor, Brad emphasized economic growth. He was instrumental in convincing Clif Bar to develop a new food production factory in Idaho in 2013. Little also participated in and led a number of trade trips.
Moreover, in 2010, he led a Friendship Mission to Basque Country, Spain, where he met with the President of the Basque Government. He went ahead and signed the Euskadi-Idaho Friendship Agreement. The agreement was going to formalize the friendship and cultural affinities between the Basques Country and Idaho. Idaho is home to the world’s biggest Basque community outside of Spain.
Governor of Idaho
Brad announced his bid to run for the gubernatorial seat n June 2016. Moreover, while campaigning he said that Idaho will be a priority if he becomes governor.
Little had the support of sitting Governor Butch Otter, former Governors Dirk Kempthorne and Phil Batt, and U.S. Senator Jim Risch. During his campaign, Little advocated for a $350 million cut in the state income tax over time, as well as the repeal of the Idaho food tax.
He won the Idaho Republican Party primary, beating both Congressman Raul Labrador and business Tommy Ahlquist with 37.3 % of the votes. During the general election, he beat Paulette Jordan, the Idaho Democratic Party nominee by almost 130k votes.
He attracted national attention for signing two bills into law that addressed transgender individuals. He banned transgender women from competing in women’s sport. Moreover, the second bill was banning transgender people from changing their sex on their birth certificates.
Brad Little Height
Little stand at an average height of 5feet 7inches and weighs 70kg
Brad Little Net Worth
His net worth is estimated to be around $5million
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