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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 Iowa

As of October 2019, there are seven 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 Jo Ann Zimmerman (served 1987–1991, born 1936), on October 23, 2019.

Lt. Governor Lt. Gubernatorial term Date of birth (and age)
Robert D. Fulton 1965–1969 May 13, 1929 (1929-05-13) (age 92)
Roger Jepsen 1969–1973 December 23, 1928 (1928-12-23) (age 92)
Terry E. Branstad 1979–1983 November 17, 1946 (1946-11-17) (age 74)
Robert T. Anderson 1983–1987 March 8, 1945 (1945-03-08) (age 76)
Sally Pederson 1999–2007 January 13, 1951 (1951-01-13) (age 70)
Patty Judge 2007–2011 November 2, 1943 (1943-11-02) (age 77)
Kim Reynolds 2011–2017 August 4, 1959 (1959-08-04) (age 62)
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