Idaho House of Representatives District 13

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Idaho House of Representatives District 13
ID LD 13.JPG
Current incumbentBrent J. Crane Republican Party
Gary E. Collins Republican Party
Population58,725
Ethnicity0.6% Black, 14.6% Hispanic
Voting age68.6% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Idaho's thirteenth state house district is represented by Republican Representative Brent J. Crane and Republican Representative Gary E. Collins.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 58,725 civilians reside within Idaho's thirteenth state house district.[1] Idaho state representatives represent an average of 22,394 residents. After the 2000 Census, each member represented 18,485 residents.

About the chamber

Members of the Idaho House of Representatives serve two-year terms and are not subject to term limits. Idaho legislators assume office after the first day of December following the general election.

Qualifications

Article III, Section 6 of the Idaho Constitution states: No person shall be a senator or representative who, at the time of his election, is not a citizen of the United States, and an elector of this state, nor anyone who has not been for one year next preceding his election an elector of the county or district whence he may be chosen.

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the Idaho legislature are paid $16,438/year. Legislators receive $122/day per diem if living outside of Boise or $49/day if living inside Boise. Additionally, all members are eligible for actual travel reimbursement between their home districts and the Capitol as prescribed by the Citizen’s Committee on Legislative Compensation.[2]

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

The Governor is responsible for filling all vacancies in the house.

The political party committee that last held the vacant seat has 15 days after the vacancy to submit a list of three recommended candidates to the Governor. The Governor makes the selection based on the recommendations.

If any party committee fails to submit a list of recommended candidates after the 15 day deadline, the Governor has 5 days to appoint a person from the political party that last held the seat. The person appointed to the seat serves for the remainder of the unfilled term.[3]

Elections

2014

13A

See also: Idaho House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Idaho House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Incumbent Brent J. Crane defeated Patrick N. O'Brien in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[4][5]

Idaho House of Representatives, District 13A Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBrent J. Crane Incumbent 74.3% 2,592
Patrick N. O'Brien 25.7% 895
Total Votes 3,487

13B

See also: Idaho House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Idaho House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Incumbent Gary E. Collins defeated Alan C. Jones in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[6][7]

Idaho House of Representatives, District 13B Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGary E. Collins Incumbent 73.1% 2,429
Alan C. Jones 26.9% 893
Total Votes 3,322

2012

See also: Idaho House of Representatives elections, 2012

Elections for the office of Idaho House of Representatives consisted of a primary election on May 15, 2012, and a general election on November 6, 2012. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 9, 2012.

Incumbent Brent Crane (R) defeated Clayton Trehal (D) in the general election. Neither candidate faced opposition in their primary.

Incumbent Gary Collins (R) was unopposed in both the general election and Republican primary.[8][9]

Idaho House of Representatives, District 13A, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrent Crane Incumbent 67.4% 10,706
     Democratic Clayton Trehal 32.6% 5,170
Total Votes 15,876


Idaho House of Representatives, District 13B, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGary Collins Incumbent 100% 13,051
Total Votes 13,051

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Idaho House of Representatives District 13A have raised a total of $259,025. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $14,390 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Idaho House of Representatives District 13A
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $40,226 2 $20,113
2010 $25,436 1 $25,436
2008 $18,834 1 $18,834
2006 $56,136 4 $14,034
2004 $70,648 5 $14,130
2002 $40,145 4 $10,036
2000 $7,600 1 $7,600
Total $259,025 18 $14,390


Since 2000, candidates for Idaho House of Representatives District 13B have raised a total of $277,163. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $18,478 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Idaho House of Representatives District 13B
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $13,474 1 $13,474
2010 $53,404 2 $26,702
2008 $64,247 3 $21,416
2006 $71,811 2 $35,906
2004 $25,129 3 $8,376
2002 $17,704 2 $8,852
2000 $31,394 2 $15,697
Total $277,163 15 $18,478

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