Janice McGeachin

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Janice McGeachin
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from District 32 Seat A
In office
December 1, 2002 – December 1, 2012
Preceded by Larry Bradford
Succeeded by Marc Gibbs
Personal details
Born (1963-01-18) January 18, 1963 (age 54)
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Jim
Residence Idaho Falls, Idaho
Alma mater University of Arizona
Profession Business owner
Website http://janicemcgeachin.com

Janice K. McGeachin (born January 18, 1963 in Las Cruces, New Mexico)[1] is a Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor for the 2018 primary election. She has previously served has a Republican Idaho State Representative representing District 32 in the A seat from 2002 to 2012.[2]

Education and Career[edit]

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.[3]

Elections[edit]

2002

With Republican Representative Larry C. Bradford was re-districted to 31A.

McGeachin was unopposed for the Republican primary[4] and the general election[5].

2004

McGeachin was unopposed for the Republican primary[6] and for the general election[7].

2006

McGeachin was unopposed for the Republican primary.[8]

McGeachin won the general election with 71.19% of the vote against Democratic nominee Scott Cannon.[9]

2008

McGeachin was unopposed for the Republican primary.[10]

McGeachin won the general election with 73% of the vote against Scott Cannon.[11]

McGeachin supported Mitt Romney in the Republican Party presidential primaries, 2008.[12]

2010

McGeachin was unopposed for the Republican primary[13] and was for the general election[14].

McGeachin announced on February 24, 2012 that she would not be seeking re-election.[15]

McGeachin supported Mitt Romney in the Republican Party presidential primaries, 2012.[16]

McGeachin supported Donald Trump in the Republican Party presidential primaries, 2016 has the state vice chair for Idaho[17] and served has an Idaho Republican Party delegate for Trump at the Republican national convention 2016.[18][19]

2018 Lieutenant Governor's Race[edit]

On April 5, 2017, McGeachin filled to run for Lieutenant Governor of Idaho.[20] On April 19, 2017 McGeachin announced that she will run for Lt. Gov., hosting a kick off at Western Transmission, a business owned by her and her husband, with Senator Dean Mortimer endorsing her candidacy has well that day. [21][22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "House Membership: Janice K. McGeachin". Boise, Idaho: Idaho Legislature. Retrieved July 15, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Representative Janice K. McGeachin's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved July 15, 2012. 
  3. ^ "ABOUT | Janice McGeachin". janicemcgeachin.com. Retrieved 2017-04-20. 
  4. ^ "2002 Primary Results legislative". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-06-02. 
  5. ^ "2002 General Results legislative". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-06-02. 
  6. ^ "2004 Primary Results legislative". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-06-02. 
  7. ^ "2004 General Results legislative". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-06-02. 
  8. ^ "2006 Primary Results legislative". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-06-02. 
  9. ^ "2006 General Results legislative". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-06-02. 
  10. ^ "2008 Primary Results legislative". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-06-02. 
  11. ^ "2008 General Results legislative". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-06-02. 
  12. ^ "Mitt Romney-Idaho Organization". www2.gwu.edu. Retrieved 2017-04-05. 
  13. ^ "2010 Primary Results legislative". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-06-02. 
  14. ^ "2010 General Results legislative". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-06-02. 
  15. ^ http://idahoreporter.com/19502/days-before-filing-begins-several-candidates-declare-their-intentions/
  16. ^ "Idaho endorsements of Mitt Romney". aboutmittromney.com. Retrieved 2017-04-05. 
  17. ^ "McGeachin hits campaign trail". Post Register. 2017-04-19. Retrieved 2017-04-20. 
  18. ^ "McGeachin: Why I Support Donald Trump - East Idaho News". East Idaho News. 2016-11-08. Retrieved 2017-04-05. 
  19. ^ "Republican National Convention approaches". Post Register. 2016-06-16. Retrieved 2017-04-05. 
  20. ^ "2 more candidates to run for Idaho lieutenant governor". AP News. Retrieved 2017-04-05. 
  21. ^ "McGeachin hits campaign trail". Post Register. 2017-04-19. Retrieved 2017-04-20. 
  22. ^ Falls, Idaho. "Janice McGeachin announces Lt. Governor candidacy". KPVI. Retrieved 2017-04-20.