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Denton Darrington

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Denton Darrington
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Idaho State Senate District 27
Former Member
In office
1982 - 2012
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUtah State University (1963)
Personal
BirthdayApril 30, 1940
Place of birthBurley, Idaho
ProfessionFarmer
Websites
Office website
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Denton Darrington (b. April 30, 1940) is a former Republican member of the Idaho State Senate, representing District 27 from 1982 to 2012.

Darrington graduated with his Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Sciences from Utah State University in 1963.

In addition to being a Senator, Darrington is a farmer. Darrington was a former history teacher in Idaho's public schools from 1966 to 1999.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Darrington served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Darrington served on these committees:

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Denton Darrington endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Elections

2012

See also: Idaho State Senate elections, 2012

Darrington did not run for re-election in 2012.

2010

See also: Idaho State Senate elections, 2010

Darrington had no opposition in the May 25 primary. He was unopposed in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Idaho State Senate, District 27 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Denton Darrington (R) 8,705 100.0%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Darrington won re-election to the Idaho State Senate, District 27 receiving 9,704 votes. He ran unopposed.[4]


Idaho State Senate, District 27 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Denton Darrington (R) 11,667

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Darrington received $17,918 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Idaho State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Denton Darrington's campaign in 2010
Jr Simplot Co$1,600
Idaho Telecom Alliance$1,000
Anheuser-Busch$800
Coeur D Alene Tribe$750
Shoshone Bannock Tribes$750
Total Raised in 2010 $17,918

2008

In 2008, Darrington collected $19,332 in donations.[6]

His three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Jr Simplot Co. $1,300
Idaho Education Association $1,000
Idaho Republican Party $1,000

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Personal

Denton is married to Virgene Darrington. They have five children and reside in Declo, Idaho.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Idaho State Senate District 27
1982–present
Succeeded by
Dean Cameron (R)