Steve Vick

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Steve Vick
State Senator Steve Vick- 2014-05-03 18-54.jpeg
Member of the Idaho Senate
from District 2
Assumed office
December 1, 2012
Preceded by Joyce Broadsword
Member of the Idaho Senate
from District 3
In office
December 1, 2010 – December 1, 2012
Preceded by Mike Jorgenson
Succeeded by Bob Nonini
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 60)
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 an American politician. A Republican, he represents the 2nd District in the Idaho Senate.[1][2] He was previously a member of the Montana House of Representatives.

Education and career[edit]

Vick was born in Great Falls, Montana. He attended Power High School in Power, Montana. He received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering at Montana State University in 1979. Vick's career is in home construction and the remodeling business. He previously worked as an engineer, farmer, and a real estate appraiser. He served four consecutive terms in the Montana House of Representatives from 1995 to 2002.[1][2]

Elections[edit]

District 3 Senate - Part of Kootenai County
Year Candidate Votes Pct Candidate Votes Pct
2010 Primary[3] Steve Vick 3,132 59.5% Mike Jorgenson (incumbent) 2,132 40.5%
2010 General[4] Steve Vick 12,309 100%
District 2 Senate - Part of Kootenai County
Year Candidate Votes Pct Candidate Votes Pct
2012 Primary[5] Steve Vick (incumbent) 3,487 61.8% Mike Jorgenson 2,159 38.2%
2012 General[6] Steve Vick (incumbent) 14,871 69.0% Shirley McFaddan 6,688 31.0%
2014 Primary[7] Steve Vick (incumbent) 4,173 100%
2014 General[8] Steve Vick (incumbent) 11,646 100%
2016 Primary[9] Steve Vick (incumbent) 4,267 100%
2016 General[10] Steve Vick (incumbent) 20,240 100%

Objection to Hindu invocation[edit]

On March 3, 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.”[11]

Committees[edit]

He is a member of:

  • Vice-Chairman Resources and Environment[12]
  • Local Government and Taxation
  • Transportation
  • Chairman of the Appropriations Committee, previously

Memberships[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c http://www.votevick.com
  2. ^ a b http://legislature.idaho.gov/senate/membership.cfm
  3. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 25, 2010 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved May 20, 2016. 
  4. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 2, 2010 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved May 20, 2016. 
  5. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 15, 2012 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved May 20, 2016. 
  6. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 6, 2012 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved May 20, 2016. 
  7. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 20, 2014 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved May 20, 2016. 
  8. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 4, 2014 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved May 20, 2016. 
  9. ^ Denney, Lawerence. "May 17, 2016 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved January 10, 2017. 
  10. ^ Denney, Lawerence. "Nov 8, 2016 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved January 10, 2017. 
  11. ^ "North Idaho senator objects to Hindu prayer". The Spokesman-Review. 3 March 2015. Retrieved 3 March 2015. 
  12. ^ idaho.legislature.gov