Idaho House of Representatives District 5

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Idaho House of Representatives District 5
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Current incumbentCindy Agidius Republican Party
Shirley Gene Ringo Democratic Party
Population46,466
Ethnicity0.4% Black, 3.1% Hispanic
Voting age73.7% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Idaho's fifth state house district is represented by Republican Representative Cindy Agidius and Democratic Representative Shirley Gene Ringo.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 46,466 civilians reside within Idaho's fifth 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

5A

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. Paulette E. Jordan was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Lucinda L. Agidius was unopposed in the Republican primary. Jordan will face Agidius in the general election.[4][5][6]

5B

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. Gary Osborn defeated James C. "Jim" Minser in the Democratic primary, while Caroline Nilsson Troy was unopposed in the Republican primary. Osborn will face Troy and David R. Suswal (I) in the general election.[7][8]

Idaho House of Representatives, District 5B Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGary Osborn 77.8% 1,095
James C. "Jim" Minser 22.2% 312
Total Votes 1,407

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.

Cindy Agidius (R) defeated Paulette E. Jordan (D) in the general election. Jordan defeated James Stivers in the Democratic primary, while Agidius was unopposed in the Republican primary.

Incumbent Shirley Ringo (D) defeated Kenneth B. De Vries (R) in the general election. Ringo was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Vries defeated Bob Hassoldt and Rex Joseph Steele in the Republican primary.[9][10]

Idaho House of Representatives, District 5A, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCindy Agidius 50.3% 10,083
     Democratic Paulette E. Jordan 49.7% 9,960
Total Votes 20,043
Idaho House of Representatives District 5A Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPaulette E. Jordan 68.5% 891
James Stivers 31.5% 410
Total Votes 1,301


Idaho House of Representatives, District 5B, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngShirley Gene Ringo Incumbent 53.6% 10,739
     Republican Kenneth B. De Vries 46.4% 9,293
Total Votes 20,032
Idaho House of Representatives District 5B Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKenneth B. De Vries 58.7% 1,674
Bob Hassoldt 24.1% 688
Rex Joseph Steele 17.2% 489
Total Votes 2,851

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Idaho House of Representatives District 5A have raised a total of $326,539. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $17,186 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Idaho House of Representatives District 5A
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 * $66,311 4 $16,578
2010 $34,669 2 $17,335
2008 $31,061 1 $31,061
2006 $58,199 2 $29,100
2004 $81,090 5 $16,218
2002 $28,757 3 $9,586
2000 $26,452 2 $13,226
Total $326,539 19 $17,186
* Campaign finance data for 2012 is incomplete for this district.


Since 2000, candidates for Idaho House of Representatives District 5B have raised a total of $210,154. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $12,362 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Idaho House of Representatives District 5B
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 * $37,393 4 $9,348
2010 $13,152 1 $13,152
2008 $15,649 1 $15,649
2006 $25,500 2 $12,750
2004 $37,856 3 $12,619
2002 $38,537 4 $9,634
2000 $42,067 2 $21,034
Total $210,154 17 $12,362
* Campaign finance data for 2012 is incomplete for this district.

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