Lieutenant Governor of Iowa
The Lieutenant Governor of Iowa is a assistant governor. If the governor quits or dies, then the lieutenant governor will become governor of the state. The current Lieutenant Governor is Republican Adam Gregg since January 18, 2019.
Before 1990, the governor and lieutenant governor were elected in separate elections; since then they have run together on the same ticket.
Living former U.S. Lieutenant Governors of IowaEdit
As of May 2017[update], there are eight former U.S. lieutenant governors of Iowa who are currently living at this time, the oldest U.S. lieutenant governor of Iowa being Roger Jepsen (served 1969–1973, born 1928). The most recent death of a former U.S. lieutenant governor of Iowa was that of Joy Corning (served 1991–1999, born 1932), on May 20, 2017.
|Lt. Governor||Lt. Gubernatorial term||Date of birth (and age)|
|Robert D. Fulton||1965–1969||May 13, 1929|
|Roger Jepsen||1969–1973||December 23, 1928|
|Terry E. Branstad||1979–1983||November 17, 1946|
|Robert T. Anderson||1983–1987||March 8, 1945|
|Jo Ann Zimmerman||1987–1991||December 24, 1936|
|Sally Pederson||1999–2007||January 13, 1951|
|Patty Judge||2007–2011||November 2, 1943|
|Kim Reynolds||2011–2017||August 4, 1959|