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Butch Otter
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32nd Governor of Idaho
In office
January 1, 2007 – January 7, 2019
Lieutenant Jim Risch
Brad Little
Preceded by Jim Risch
Succeeded by Brad Little
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
In office
December 1, 1972 – December 1, 1976
Personal details
Born
Clement Leroy Otter

May 3, 1942 (1942-05-03) (age 79)
Caldwell, Idaho, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s)
Gay Simplot
(m. 1964; div. 1992)

Lori Easley (m. 2006)
Children 4
Education Saint Martin's University
Boise State University
College of Idaho (BA)
Signature
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service  United States Army
Years of service 1968–1973
Unit Idaho Army National Guard

Clement Leroy "Butch" Otter (born May 3, 1942) is an American businessman and politician who served as the 32nd governor of Idaho from 2007 to 2019. A member of the Republican Party, he was elected in 2006, and reelected in 2010, and 2014. Otter served as lieutenant governor from 1987 to 2001 and in U.S. Congress from the first district from 2001 to 2007.

When he left office, Otter was the longest-serving governor in the United States whose time in office had run consecutively, at 12 years. His election win in 2014 was his tenth consecutive victory.

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