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Butch Otter
32nd Governor of Idaho
Assumed office
January 1, 2007
Lieutenant Jim Risch
Brad Little
Preceded by Jim Risch
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Idaho's 1st district
In office
January 3, 2001 – January 1, 2007
Preceded by Helen Chenoweth-Hage
Succeeded by Bill Sali
37th Lieutenant Governor of Idaho
In office
January 5, 1987 – January 3, 2001
Governor Cecil Andrus
Phil Batt
Dirk Kempthorne
Preceded by David Leroy
Succeeded by Jack Riggs
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from the Canyon County district
In office
Personal details
Born Clement Leroy Otter
May 3, 1942 (1942-05-03) (age 76)
Caldwell, Idaho, U.S.
Nationality United States
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Gay Simplot (1964–1992)
Lori Easley (2006–present)
Children 4
Residence Boise, Idaho
Alma mater College of Idaho, B.A. 1967
Boise Junior College
St. Martin's Abbey
Profession Agribusiness
Religion Roman Catholicism
Military service
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service 1968–1973
Unit Idaho Army National Guard

Clement Leroy "Butch" Otter (born May 3, 1942) is an American politician. He is the 32nd Governor of Idaho. He became governor in January 2007.

He is a member of the Republican Party. Otter served as Lieutenant Governor of Idaho from 1987 to 2001 and as the United States Representative for Idaho's 1st congressional district from 2001 to 2007.

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