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 lieutenant governors of Iowa[change | change source]
As of October 2019[update], there are seven former lieutenant governors of Iowa who are currently living at this time, the oldest lieutenant governor of Iowa being Roger Jepsen (served 1969–1973, born 1928). The most recent death of a former 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|
|Roger Jepsen||1969–1973||December 23, 1928|
|Terry E. Branstad||1979–1983||November 17, 1946|
|Robert T. Anderson||1983–1987||March 8, 1945|
|Sally Pederson||1999–2007||January 13, 1951|
|Patty Judge||2007–2011||November 2, 1943|
|Kim Reynolds||2011–2017||August 4, 1959|
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