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  Andrus, Cecil
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameCecil Andrus
Address
Lewiston, Idaho , United States
Emailandrus@gallatingroup.com
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Born June 04, 1931
DiedAugust 23, 2017 (86 years)
ContributorSummer Intern
Last ModifedRBH
Aug 28, 2017 04:01am
Tags Latter Day Saints (Mormon) -
InfoThe Honorable Cecil D. Andrus is of counsel to The Gallatin Group.

"Cece" is Idaho's only four-term governor. His four years as U.S. Secretary of the Interior also make him the first Idahoan to serve in a presidential cabinet. Cece began his political career in 1960 when, at the age of 29, he was elected to the Idaho State Senate. Andrus has earned a national reputation for being able to strike a wise balance between often conflicting conservation and development positions. During his years in public service, he championed improvements in Idaho's educational system, presided over periods of sustained economic growth, helped create Alaska's great national parks, and pushed a national strategy for safe disposal of nuclear waste.

Cecil Andrus founded and now directs the Andrus Center for Public Policy at Boise State University. Since 1995 the Andrus Center has organized major conferences on western public lands issues, national fire policy, endangered species issues and the economy of the rural West.

He is a board member of several major Idaho and northwest corporations.

The Governor is an Oregon native who has lived in Idaho for nearly 50 years. He joined The Gallatin Group in 1995 following his retirement as governor.




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  11/06/1990 ID Governor Won 68.21% (+36.41%)
  11/04/1986 ID Governor Won 49.93% (+0.94%)
  01/20/1977 US Secretary of the Interior Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1974 ID Governor Won 70.92% (+44.45%)
  11/03/1970 ID Governor Won 52.22% (+4.45%)
  08/04/1970 ID Governor - D Primary Won 46.04% (+8.99%)
  11/08/1966 ID Governor Lost 37.11% (-4.29%)
  08/02/1966 ID Governor - D Primary Lost 38.95% (-1.80%)
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ID District 1 - D Primary - May 27, 2008 D Walt Minnick
ID US President - D Caucus - Feb 05, 2008 D Barack Obama
ID US President - D Caucus - Feb 24, 2004 D Howard Dean
US President - D Primaries - Jun 09, 2004 D Howard Dean
ID US President - D Primary - May 25, 1976 D Frank Church