Idaho State Senate Elections 2012

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections

Idaho State Senate Elections 2012 Majority Control

Idaho State Senate
Party As of October 2012 After the 2012 Election
Democratic Party 7 Pending
Republican Party 28 Pending
Total 35 35

Idaho State Senate Elections 2012 Incumbents Retiring

Name Party Current Office
Denton Darrington Republican Idaho State Senate District 27
Diane Bilyeu Democratic Idaho State Senate District 29
Edgar Malepeai Democratic Idaho State Senate District 30
James Hammond Republican Idaho State Senate District 5
John Andreason Republican Idaho State Senate District 15
Joyce Broadsword Republican Idaho State Senate District 2
Melinda Smyser Republican Idaho State Senate District 11
Nicole LeFavour Democratic Idaho State Senate District 19
Shirley McKague Republican Idaho State Senate District 20

Idaho State Senate Elections Campaign Contributions

Year Number of Candidates Total Contributions
2010 76 $1,380,073
2008 71 $1,661,840
2006 75 $1,199,736
2004 77 $1,315,599
2002 105 $1,287,803

Idaho State Senate Elections In 2010

Donor Amount
Senate Republican PAC of Idaho $27,250
Idaho Farm Bureau $25,550
Idaho Association of Realtors $25,500
Idaho Power Co $25,000
Qwest Communications $23,500
JR Simplot Co $22,100
Donoval, James $21,689
Coeur D Alene Tribe $20,750
Idaho Education Association $19,000
Idaho Telecom Alliance $18,250

List of Idaho State Senate Elections 2012 Candidates

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 1

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • Laura Bry 425 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Shawn A. Keough 4,671 (Winner)
  • Danielle Ahrens 1,976

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Shawn Keough (Winner)

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 2

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • Shirley McFaddan 449 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Mike Jorgenson 2,159
  • Steve Vick 3,487 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Shirley McFaddan
  • (Republican Party) Steve Vick (Winner)

District 3

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • Kristy Reed Johnson 319 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Bob Nonini 3,161 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Kristy Reed Johnson
  • (Republican Party) Bob Nonini (Winner)

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 4

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • Warren A. Ducote Jr. 421 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • John Goedde 2,851 (Winner)

(Independent) Independent Candidate:

  • Jeremy P. Boggess (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Warren A. Ducote Jr.
  • (Republican Party) John Goedde (Winner)
  • (Independent) Jeremy P. Boggess

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 5

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • Dan J. Schmidt 1,219 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Gresham Bouma 2,249 (Winner)
  • Barrett Schroeder 1,061

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Dan J. Schmidt (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Gresham Bouma

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 6

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • John Bradbury 958 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Dan Johnson 1,968 (Winner)
  • Jeff Nesset 1,334

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) John Bradbury
  • (Republican Party) Dan Johnson (Winner)

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 7

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Mary Wade Heston 1,493
  • Sheryl L Nuxoll 4,084

(Independent) Independent Candidate:

  • Jon Cantamessa (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Sheryl L Nuxoll (Winner)
  • (Independent) Jon Cantamessa

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 8

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • Joanna Clausen 722 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Terry Gestrin 2,053
  • Steven Thayn 3,312 (Winner)
  • Alan D. Ward 2,065

(Independent) Independent Candidate:

  • Kirsten Faith Richardson (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Joanna Clausen
  • (Republican Party) Steven Thayn (Winner)
  • (Independent) Kirsten Faith Richardson

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 9

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Matthew W. Faulks 2,672
  • Monty J. Pearce 3,395 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Alma Hasse
  • (Republican Party) Monty J. Pearce (Winner)

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 10

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • Leif Skyving 311 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Kent A. Marmon 900
  • Jim Rice 1,987 - Incumbent Rice was appointed on March 1, 2012.(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Leif Skyving
  • (Republican Party) Jim Rice (Winner)

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 11

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • Victoria Brown 463 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Maurice Clements 2,331
  • Patti Anne Lodge 3,469 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Victoria Brown
  • (Republican Party) Patti Anne Lodge (Winner)

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 12

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • Maria Mabbutt 171
  • Melissa Sue Robinson 175 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Todd Lakey 1,975 (Winner)
  • Robert E. Schaefer 1,242

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Melissa Sue Robinson
  • (Republican Party) Todd Lakey (Winner)

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 13

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • Matthew L Greene 237 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Curt McKenzie 1,726 (Winner)
  • Hubert L. Osborne 1,452

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Matthew L Greene
  • (Republican Party) Curt McKenzie (Winner)

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 14

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Stan Bastian 1,059
  • Gary Bauer 536
  • Marv Hagedorn 1,988 (Winner)

(Independent) Independent Candidate:

  • Al Shoushtarian (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Marv Hagedorn (Winner)
  • (Independent) Al Shoushtarian

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 15

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • Betty Richardson 677 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Fred S. Martin 2,389 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Betty Richardson
  • (Republican Party) Fred S. Martin (Winner)

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 16

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • Les Bock 1,178 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Dennis C. Warren 1,971 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Les Bock (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Joan Cloonan

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 17

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • Elliot Werk 1,421 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Thomas Bullock 666
  • Judy M. Peavey-Derr 907 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Elliot Werk (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Judy M. Peavey-Derr

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 18

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • Matthew Duncan 321
  • Branden J. Durst 1,078 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Mitch Toryanski 1,856 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Branden J. Durst (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Mitch Toryanski

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 19

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • Cherie Buckner-Webb 2,873 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Paul Nelson O'Leary 1,400 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Cherie Buckner-Webb (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Paul Nelson O'Leary

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 20

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Chuck Winder 2,290 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) James Mace
  • (Republican Party) Chuck Winder (Winner)

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 21

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • Kirsten Hooker 413 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Clifford R. "Cliff" Bayer 2,775 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Kirsten Hooker
  • (Republican Party) Clifford R. "Cliff" Bayer (Winner)

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 22

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Russell M. Fulcher 2,154 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Russell M. Fulcher (Winner)

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 23

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Bert Brackett 3,009 (Winner)
  • Tim Corder 2,230 Corder

(Independent) Independent Candidate:

  • Bill Chisholm (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Bert Brackett (Winner)
  • (Independent) Bill Chisholm

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 24

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • Pat Marcantonio 341 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Lee Heider 3,052 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Pat Marcantonio
  • (Republican Party) Lee Heider (Winner)

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 25

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • Scott F. McClure 345 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Jim Patrick 4,156 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Scott F. McClure
  • (Republican Party) Jim Patrick (Winner)

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 26

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • Michelle Stennett 806 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Michelle Stennett (Winner)

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 27

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Dean L Cameron 3,773 (Winner)
  • Douglas T. Pickett 2,900

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Dean L Cameron (Winner)

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 28

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • Dave Finkelnburg 510 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • W. Rusty Barlow 1,192
  • Jim Guthrie 2,244 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Dave Finkelnburg
  • (Republican Party) Jim Guthrie (Winner)

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 29

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • Roy Lacey 761 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Terry Andersen 785
  • Greg Romriell 1,162 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Roy Lacey (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Greg Romriell

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 30

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Dean M. Mortimer 3,602 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Dean M. Mortimer (Winner)

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 31

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • Cherie Harding Clawson 239 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • R. Steven Bair 5,610 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Cherie Harding Clawson
  • (Republican Party) R. Steven Bair (Winner)

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 32

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • John H. Tippets 4,450 (Winner)
  • R. Scott Workman 3,345

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) John H. Tippets (Winner)

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 33

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Bart M. Davis 2,719 (Winner)
  • Brian Schad 921

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Bart M. Davis (Winner)

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 34

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Brent Hill 4,380 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Brent Hill (Winner)

2012 Idaho State Senate Elections - District 35

(Democratic Party) May 15 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) May 15 GOP Primary

  • Jeff C. Siddoway 7,323 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Jeff C. Siddoway (Winner)

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