Mike has an A+ rating from the NRA, a 100 percent lifetime rating from National Right to Life and annual recognition from the American Conservative Union.
Mike’s political career began in 1980 when he was elected to the Blackfoot City Council. In 1984, he was elected to the Idaho Legislature where he served until 1998. Mike currently serves on the House Appropriations Committee. He is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development. He also serves on the Interior and Environment Subcommittee and the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee.
- Bachelors Degree, Utah State University
- D.M.D., Washington University School of Dental Medicine