John Tippets

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John H. Tippets
Member of the Idaho Senate
from District 32
In office
February 3, 2011 – July 5, 2015
Preceded by Robert L. Geddes
Succeeded by Mark Harris
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from District 32 Seat B
In office
1988–2000
Succeeded by Clair Cheirrett
Personal details
Born (1952-01-16) January 16, 1952 (age 66)
Ogden, Utah
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Nancy
Children 9
Residence Bennington, Idaho
Alma mater Brigham Young University
Utah State University
Profession Public affairs manager[1]

John H. Tippets (born January 16, 1952 in Ogden, Utah) is a Republican Idaho State Senator since 2011 representing the 31st (now 32nd) District, appointed by Governor Butch Otter to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Senator Robert L. Geddes.[2] Tippets was a member of the Idaho House of Representatives from 1988 until 2000. In 2015 Tippets resigned after being appointed Director of the Department of Environmental Quality.

Education and career[edit]

Tippets earned his bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University and his master's degree in human resource management from Utah State University. He has been a public affairs manager for Agrium.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Re-districted to the 32nd district, Tippets won the May 15, 2012, Republican primary with 4,450 votes (57.1%) against R. Scott Workman.[3] He was unopposed for the November 6, 2012 general election.
  • First took office in 1988, and won re-election in 1990 and 1992.
  • 1994 Was unopposed for the May 24, 1994, Republican primary, winning with 4,549 votes,[4] and was unopposed for the November 8, 1994, general election, winning with 9,544 votes.[5]
  • 1996 Was unopposed for the May 28, 1996, Republican primary, winning with 3,305 votes,[6] and was unopposed for the November 5, 1996, general election, winning with 9,828 votes.[7]
  • 1998 Was unopposed for the May 26, 1998, Republican primary, winning with 3,757 votes,[8] and was unopposed for the November 3, 1998, general election, winning with 8,238 votes.[9]

Tippets was not a candidate for re-election in 2000.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Senate Membership:". Boise, Idaho: Idaho Legislature. Retrieved July 3, 2012. 
  2. ^ Butch Otter (February 3, 2011). "John Tippets of Bennington named to fill District 31 Senate Vacance". Boise, Idaho: Governor of Idaho. Retrieved July 3, 2012. 
  3. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 15, 2012 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on November 19, 2012. Retrieved July 3, 2012. 
  4. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "Idaho Primary Election Results May 24, 1994". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 3, 2012. 
  5. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "Idaho General Election Results November 8, 1994". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 3, 2012. 
  6. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "Idaho Primary Election May 28, 1996". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 3, 2012. 
  7. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "Idaho General Election Results November 5, 1996". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 3, 2012. 
  8. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "Idaho Primary Election Results May 26, 1998". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 3, 2012. 
  9. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "Idaho General Election Results November 3, 1998". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 3, 2012. 

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