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Encyclopedia > Jim Risch
Jim Risch



Incumbent
Assumed office 
January 1, 2007
Preceded by Mark Ricks
Succeeded by Incumbent

In office
May 26, 2006 – January 1, 2007
Lieutenant(s) Mark Ricks
Preceded by Dirk Kempthorne
Succeeded by C.L. Otter

In office
January 6, 2003 – May 26, 2006
Preceded by Jack Riggs
Succeeded by Mark Ricks

Born May 3, 1943 (1943-05-03) (age 64)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Political party Republican
Spouse Vicki Risch
Residence Boise
Profession Attorney
Religion Roman Catholic

James E. "Jim" Risch (born May 3, 1943 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is a former Governor of Idaho. He succeeded to the office on May 26, 2006 when his predecessor, Dirk Kempthorne, resigned to become U.S. Secretary of the Interior. Risch is a rancher, attorney, and politician from Ada County. Risch was the first Roman Catholic to serve as Governor of Idaho in over 90 years. Currently he is Lieutenant Governor of Idaho. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Lieutenant Governor of Idaho is a constitutional statewide elected office in the State of Idaho. ... For the ecclesiastical office, see Incumbent (ecclesiastical). ... is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Mark Ricks Mark G. Ricks (born July 4, 1924 in Rexburg, Idaho) is a Republican politician from Idaho. ... List of Idaho Governors George L. 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On August 31, 2007, the Associated Press and the web site for the Idaho Statesman newspaper reported that Risch will be appointed United States Senator for Idaho by current Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter, upon the anticipated resignation of Senator Larry Craig in the wake of Craig's arrest and subsequent guilty plea for disorderly conduct in a men's restroom at the Minneapolis, Minnesota airport. is the 243rd day of the year (244th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... The Associated Press, or AP, is an American news agency, the worlds largest such organization. ... Idaho Statesman is a U.S. daily newspaper serving the Boise, Idaho metropolitan area. ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... Clement Leroy Butch Otter (b. ... For the football player of the same name see Larry Craig (football player). ... “Minneapolis” redirects here. ...

Contents

Background

Risch attended the University of Idaho where he was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He obtained his B.S. in Forestry in 1965 and continued his education at the university's College of Law, receiving his J.D. in 1968. The University of Idaho is the states most prominent land-grant and primary research university, located in the city of Moscow in Latah County. ... Phi Delta Theta (ΦΔΘ) is an international fraternity founded in 1848 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. ... The terms fraternity and sorority (from the Latin words and , meaning brother and sister respectively) may be used to describe many social and charitable organizations, for example the Lions Club, Epsilon Sigma Alpha, Rotary International, Optimist International, or the Shriners. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A decidous beech forest in Slovenia. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... Doctor of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence, or Juris Doctor (abbreviated J.D. or JD, from the Latin, Teacher of Law) is a professional degree in law offered by universities in a number of countries. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Risch entered politics in 1970 at age 27, winning election as Ada County Prosecuting Attorney. While serving in this capacity, he taught undergraduate classes in criminal justice at Boise State University. Year 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ada County is a county, located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... United States criminal justice system flowchart. ... Boise State University is a state university located near downtown Boise, the capital city of the U.S. state of Idaho. ...


Jim Risch spent many successful years as a trial lawyer.


Political Career

Risch was first elected to the Idaho State Senate from Ada County in 1974. He entered the state senate leadership in 1976, serving as majority leader and later as president pro tempore. In a dramatic upset, Risch was defeated for reelection in 1988 by Democratic political newcomer and Boise attorney Mike Burkett. As of mid-2006, it remains Idaho's most expensive legislative contest. The Idaho Legislature is the lawmaking body of the State of Idaho. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The majority leader is a term used in congressional systems for the chamber leader of the party in control of a legislature. ... A President Pro Tempore is a constitutionally recognized officer of the United States Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the President of the Senate. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... Mike Burkett F. Michael Mike Burkett, Jr. ...


In the second political defeat of his career, Risch lost the 1994 primary election for a state senate seat to Roger Madsen. Risch returned to the state senate in 1995, as an appointee of Governor Phil Batt, who had named Madsen as the state commerce department's director. Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Philip Eugene Batt (born March 4, 1927) was the governor of the U.S. state of Idaho from 1995 until 1999. ...


In January 2001, Risch had his eye on the lieutenant governor's seat vacated by "Butch" Otter, who resigned to take his elected seat in Congress. However, Governor Dirk Kempthorne appointed state senator Jack Riggs of Coeur d'Alene to the post instead. The following year Risch defeated Riggs in the Republican primary and won the general election, spending $360,000 of his own money to win the $27,000 a year, part-time post. Clement Leroy Butch Otter (b. ... The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress; the other is the Senate. ... Dirk Arthur Kempthorne (born October 29, 1951 in San Diego, California), is the current U.S. Secretary of the Interior, serving since May 2006. ... Dr. Jack Riggs Jack Riggs, M.D. is a Republican politician from Idaho. ... Coeur dAlene (IPA: ) is the county seat and largest city of Kootenai County, Idaho. ...


On May 26, 2006, Risch became Governor of Idaho when Kempthorne resigned to become the U.S. Secretary of the Interior. Risch served out the remaining months of Kempthorne's term, which ended in January 2007. The United States Secretary of the Interior is the head of the United States Department of the Interior, concerned with such matters as national parks and The Secretary is a member of the Presidents Cabinet. ...


In August 2006, Risch called a special session of the Idaho Legislature to consider his proposed property tax reform bill, entitled the Property Tax Relief Act of 2006. The Idaho Legislature is the lawmaking body of the State of Idaho. ... Property tax, millage tax is an ad valorem tax that an owner of real estate or other property pays on the value of the property being taxed. ... The Property Tax Relief Act of 2006 is legislation proposed by Idaho governor Jim Risch to be addressed in a special session, or extraordinary session, of the Idaho legislature on August 25, 2006. ...


2006 Election

Risch was expected to enter the 2006 Republican gubernatorial primary to succeed Kempthorne, who was completing his second term at this time of his federal appointment. However, Congressman Otter had announced his candidacy for the position in December 2004, and had gained a significant head start in campaigning and fundraising. In November 2005, Risch announced his intention to seek reelection as lieutenant governor. Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A Lieutenant Governor is a government official who is the subordinate or deputy of a Governor or Governor-General. ...


Although he had an opportunity to enter the gubernatorial race after Kempthorne's appointment in March 2006, Risch again chose not to challenge Otter for the position. Risch was unopposed for the 2006 Republican nomination for lieutenant governor and defeated former Democratic Congressman Larry LaRocco in the general election. Risch stepped down as governor in January 2007 and retuned the role of lieutenant governor. Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... Larry LaRocco (born August 25, 1946) is a Democratic politician from the U.S. state of Idaho, who served two terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


2008

Risch has been mentioned as a potential 2008 candidate for United States Senate, especially if the incumbent, Republican Larry Craig, chooses not to run for reelection or resigns.[1] Craig has recently been the subject of controversy after he pleaded guilty in June to disorderly conduct, following his arrest in June for alleged lewd behavior in an airport men's restroom in Minneapolis, Minnesota.[2] Alternatively, Governor Otter may appoint Risch to Craig's senate seat if Craig resigns. Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Politics Portal      The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the bicameral United States Congress, the... For the football player of the same name see Larry Craig (football player). ... This article is about the city in Minnesota. ... Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Area  Ranked 12th  - Total 87,014 sq mi (225,365 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 8. ...


Links & References

  • [3] Idaho Statesman/Associated Press report, August 31, 2007
  • Office of the Governor Governor Risch's biography
  • Project Vote Smart Risch biography
  • Risch becomes Idaho's 31st governor The Idaho Statesman 26-May-2006
  • Risch revels in upcoming term as king The Idaho Statesman 18-March-2006
  • 2004 Elections - News, opinions & voter information
Preceded by
Jack Riggs
Lieutenant Governor of Idaho
January 6, 2003May 26, 2006
Succeeded by
Mark Ricks
Preceded by
Dirk Kempthorne
Governor of Idaho
May 26, 2006January 1, 2007
Succeeded by
C.L. Otter
Preceded by
Mark Ricks
Lieutenant Governor of Idaho
January 1, 2007-
Succeeded by
Incumbent
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FL: Jeff Kottkamp (R)
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Risch is a rancher and attorney from Ada County.
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