Janice (Janice) K. McGeachin (R)
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Phone: 208.334.2200
FAX: 208.334.3259
Lt. Governor
Lt. Governor's Office
912 Jefferson Street
Boise, ID 83702

Residence: Idaho Falls, ID
Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Jim McGeachin   DOB: 1/18/1963

Bio

Janice K. McGeachin (born January 18, 1963) is an American politician serving as the 43rd and current lieutenant governor of Idaho, since 2019. She is the first female Lieutenant Governor of Idaho.

She has previously served as a Republican Idaho State Representative representing District 32 in the A seat from 2002 to 2012. McGeachin graduated from Skyline High School and earned her bachelor's degree in finance and accounting from University of Arizona. With her husband Jim, they own and operate three businesses in the automotive industry. Also in 2012, she and her family established the only Irish restaurant in downtown Idaho Falls, The Celt Pub & Grill.

2002 McGeachin and Republican Representative Larry C. Bradford were re-districted to 31A.

McGeachin was unopposed for the Republican primary and the general election. 2004 McGeachin was unopposed for the Republican primary and for the general election. 2006 McGeachin was unopposed for the Republican primary. McGeachin won the general election with 71.19% of the vote against Democratic nominee Scott Cannon. 2008 McGeachin was unopposed for the Republican primary. McGeachin won the general election with 73% of the vote against Scott Cannon. McGeachin supported Mitt Romney in the Republican Party presidential primaries, 2008. 2010 McGeachin was unopposed for the Republican primary and was for the general election. McGeachin announced on February 24, 2012 that she would not be seeking re-election. McGeachin supported Mitt Romney in the Republican Party presidential primaries, 2012. McGeachin supported Donald Trump in the Republican Party presidential primaries, 2016 as the state vice chair for Idaho and served as an Idaho Republican Party delegate for Trump at the 2016 Republican National Convention. On April 5, 2017, McGeachin filed to run for Lieutenant Governor of Idaho. On April 19, 2017, McGeachin announced that she would run for lieutenant governor, hosting a kick off at Western Transmission, a business owned by her and her husband, with Senator Dean Mortimer endorsing her candidacy as well that day. McGeachin won the Republican primary on May 15, 2018, with 28.9% of the vote, edging out Steve Yates, and won against Democratic nominee Kristin Collum in the November general election.