Lieutenant Governor

Duties

The constitutional duties of the Lieutenant Governor are to preside over the Idaho State Senate when it is in session and to fill in for the governor when he is out of the state. Additionally, the Lieutenant Governor performs such duties as the governor may deem necessary for the good of the state, including serving as the Governor's chief appointment officer, vetting candidates for boards, commissions and councils and facilitating eocnomic development and implementing Project 60.

His unofficial duty is to respond to constituents either through personal contact or by participating in meetings or activities pertaining to public issues.