Steve Vick

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Steve Vick
State Senator Steve Vick- 2014-05-03 18-54.jpeg
Member of the Idaho Senate
from the 2nd district
Incumbent
Assumed office
December 1, 2010
Preceded by Mike Jorgenson
Member of the Montana House of Representatives from the 31st district
In office
January 2, 1995 – January 2002
Succeeded by John Sinrud
Personal details
Born (1956-05-23) May 23, 1956 (age 58)
Great Falls, Montana, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Cheryl Ann
Alma mater Montana State University (B.S.)
Profession Home Renovation
Religion Christian

Steve Vick (born May 23, 1956) is a Republican member of the Idaho Senate representing the 2nd District. He is married to Cheryl and has three sons, one daughter, and a grandson.[1][2]

Education and career[edit]

Vick was born in Great Falls, Montana. He attended Power High School in Power, Montana. He achieved his Bachelor of Science in Engineering at Montana State University in 1979. Steve's career is in home construction and remodeling business. He previously had worked as an Engineer, a Farmer, and a Real Estate Appraiser. Steve is a Conservative Republican who served four consecutive terms in the Montana House of Representatives from 1995 to 2002.[1][2]

Elections[edit]

In 2010, Vick defeated incumbent Mike Jorgenson in a Republican primary. The General Election results was 12,309 votes.[3]

Controversies[edit]

On March 3rd, 2015, Vick (along with three other Idaho senators) refused to enter the Senate chamber during the daily invocation because the guest chaplain was Hindu. When originally questioned about his objection, Vick said, "They have a caste system. They worship cows.”[4]

Committees[edit]

He is a member of:

  • Chairman of the Appropriations Committee, previously
  • Legislative Finance Committee
  • Legislative Audit Committee
  • Economic Affairs Committee[1]

Memberships[edit]

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