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Idaho House of Representatives elections, 2014

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Idaho House of Representatives elections, 2014

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State Legislative Election Results

Idaho House of Representatives2014 Idaho State Senate Elections
Elections for the office of Idaho House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on May 20, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 3, 2014.

Incumbents retiring

A total of nine incumbents are not running for re-election in 2014. Those incumbents are:

Name Party Current Office
Eric Anderson Ends.png Republican House District 1A
Frank N. Henderson Ends.png Republican House District 3B
Shirley Gene Ringo Electiondot.png Democratic House District 5B
Lawerence E. Denney Ends.png Republican House District 9A
Darrell Bolz Ends.png Republican House District 10B
Grant Burgoyne Electiondot.png Democratic House District 16A
Holli High Woodings Electiondot.png Democratic House District 19B
Carolyn Meline Electiondot.png Democratic House District 29A
JoAn Wood Ends.png Republican House District 35A

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Idaho House of Representatives:

Idaho House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 13 Pending
     Republican Party 57 Pending
Total 70 70

Qualifications

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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.

Competitiveness

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 31 of the 70 districts up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 3 Democrats and 28 Republicans are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 39 of the 70 districts up for election. Four of those seats held competitive elections in 2012 with a margin of victory ranging from 0 to 5 percent. Six other elections were mildly competitive, with a margin of victory of 5 to 10 percent. Those districts are:

Competitive

  • District 5A: Incumbent Lucinda L. Agidius (R) will face off against challenger Paulette E. Jordan (D) in the general election. Agidius won by a margin of victory of 0.6 percent in 2012.
  • District 6B: Incumbent John Rusche (D) will face off against challenger Jim Evans (R) in the general election. Rusche won by a margin of victory of 5 percent in 2012.
  • District 26A: Incumbent Steve Miller (R) will face off against challenger Richard Fosbury (D) in the general election. Miller won by a margin of victory of 2 percent in 2012.
  • District 29A: Mark Nye (D) will face off Matthew Bloxham (R) and Matthew Larsen (L) in the general election. Retiring incumbent Carolyn Meline (D) won by a margin of victory of 5 percent in 2012.

Mildly competitive

  • District 5B: James C. "Jim" Minser will face off against Gary Osborn in the Democratic primary. Caroline Nilsson Troy (R) and David R. Suswal (I) will face the Democratic nominee in the general election. Retiring incumbent Shirley Gene Ringo (D) won by a margin of victory of 7 percent in 2012.
  • District 6A: Incumbent Thyra K. Stevenson (R) will face off against challenger Dan Rudolph (D) in the general election. Stevenson won by a margin of victory of 8 percent in 2012.
  • District 10A: Incumbent Brandon Hixon (R) will face off against challenger Travis Manning (D) in the general election. Hixon won by a margin of victory of 8 percent in 2012.
  • District 15B: Incumbent Patrick McDonald (R) will face off against challenger Jason Joel Robinson in the Republican primary. John Hart (D) will face the Republican nominee in the general election. McDonald won by a margin of victory of 6 percent in 2012.
  • District 16B: Incumbent Hy Kloc (D) will face off against challenger Jim Silsby (R) in the general election. Kloc won by a margin of victory of 8 percent in 2012.
  • District 29B: Incumbent Elaine Smith (D) will face off against challenger Terrel "Ned" Tovey (R) in the general election. Smith won by a margin of victory of 8 percent in 2012.

Primary challenges

A total of 22 incumbents will face primary competition on March 18. Nine incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 44 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition. The state representatives facing primary competition include:

Retiring incumbents

Nine incumbent representatives did not run for re-election, while 61 (87.1%) are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, four Democrats and five Republicans, can be found above.

List of candidates

District 1A

Note: Incumbent Eric Anderson (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 1B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
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District 2A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 2B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 3A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 3B

Note: Incumbent Frank N. Henderson (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 4A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 4B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 5A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
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District 5B

Note: Incumbent Shirley Gene Ringo (D) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
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Independent Independent candidates:

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District 6A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 6B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • John Rusche - Incumbent Rusche first assumed office in 2004.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 7A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
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District 7B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 8A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 8B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 9A

Note: Incumbent Lawerence E. Denney (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 9B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 10A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 10B

Note: Incumbent Darrell Bolz (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:
Independent Independent candidates:
Libertarian Party Libertarian Party candidates:

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District 11A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 11B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 12A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 12B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
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District 13A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 13B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 14A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:
  • Mike Moyle - Incumbent Moyle first assumed office in 1998.

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District 14B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 15A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 15B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 16A

Note: Incumbent Grant Burgoyne (D) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 16B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • Hy Kloc - Incumbent Kloc first assumed office in 2012.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 17A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Libertarian Party Libertarian Party candidates:

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District 17B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • Sue Chew - Incumbent Chew first assumed office in 2006.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.

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District 18A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • Ilana Rubel - Incumbent Rubel first assumed office in 2014.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 18B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • Phylis King - Incumbent King first assumed office in 2006.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 19A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 19B

Note: Incumbent Holli High Woodings (D) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 20A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 20B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:
Constitution Party Constitution Party candidates:

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District 21A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 21B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:
Libertarian Party Libertarian Party candidates:

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District 22A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 22B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:
  • Jason Monks - Incumbent Monks first assumed office in 2012.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 23A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:
  • Rich Wills - Incumbent Wills first assumed office in 2002.

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District 23B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:
Independent Independent candidates:

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District 24A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 24B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 25A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 25B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 26A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:
  • Steve Miller - Incumbent Miller first assumed office in 2012.

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District 26B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • Donna Pence - Incumbent Pence first assumed office in 2004.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 27A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:
  • Scott Bedke - Incumbent Bedke first assumed office in 2000.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 27B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:
  • Fred Wood - Incumbent Wood first assumed office in 2006.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 28A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:
  • Ken Andrus - Incumbent Andrus first assumed office in 2004.

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District 28B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 29A

Note: Incumbent Carolyn Meline (D) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:
Libertarian Party Libertarian Party candidates:

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District 29B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • Elaine Smith - Incumbent Smith first assumed office in 2002.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 30A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:
Constitution Party Constitution Party candidates:

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District 30B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:
  • Wendy Horman - Incumbent Horman first assumed office in 2012.
Constitution Party Constitution Party candidates:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 31A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 31B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 32A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:
  • Marc Gibbs - Incumbent Gibbs first assumed office in 2008.

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District 32B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 33A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 33B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 34A

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

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District 34B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:
  • Dell Raybould - Incumbent Raybould first assumed office in 2000.

November 4 General election candidates:

District 35A

Note: Incumbent JoAn Wood (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 35B

Democratic Party May 20 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party May 20 GOP primary:
  • Paul Romrell - Incumbent Romrell first assumed office in 2012.

November 4 General election candidates:

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