Idaho State Senate District 11

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Idaho State Senate District 11
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Current incumbentPatti Anne Lodge Republican Party
Population51,062
Ethnicity0.4% Black, 10.4% Hispanic
Voting age70.5% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
Idaho's eleventh state senate district is represented by Republican Senator Patti Anne Lodge.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 51,062 civilians reside within Idaho's eleventh state senate district.[1] Idaho state senators represent an average of 44,788 residents. After the 2000 Census, each member represented 36,970 residents.

About the chamber

Members of the Idaho State Senate 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 senate.

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

See also: Idaho State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Idaho State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Rita Burns was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Patti Anne Lodge defeated Gregory L. Collett in the Republican primary. Burns was defeated by Lodge in the general election. Steve A. Kren (R) filed to run but did not appear on the primary ballot.[4][5][6]

Idaho State Senate, District 11, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPatti Anne Lodge Incumbent 77.5% 9,673
     Democratic Rita Burns 22.5% 2,814
Total Votes 12,487
Idaho State Senate, District 11 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPatti Anne Lodge Incumbent 63.3% 3,046
Greg Collett 36.7% 1,767
Total Votes 4,813

2012

See also: Idaho State Senate elections, 2012

Elections for the office of Idaho State Senate 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 Patti Anne Lodge (R) defeated Victoria Brown (D) in the general election and defeated Maurice Clements in the Republican primary. Brown was unopposed in the Democratic primary.[7][8]

Idaho State Senate, District 11, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPatti Anne Lodge Incumbent 75.9% 12,872
     Democratic Victoria Brown 24.1% 4,092
Total Votes 16,964
Idaho State Senate District 11 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPatti Anne Lodge Incumbent 59.8% 3,469
Maurice Clements 40.2% 2,331
Total Votes 5,800

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Idaho State Senate District 11 have raised a total of $326,680. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $15,556 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Idaho State Senate District 11
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $99,509 3 $33,170
2010 $52,525 3 $17,508
2008 $37,650 2 $18,825
2006 $16,877 2 $8,439
2004 $48,085 3 $16,028
2002 $17,666 3 $5,889
2000 $54,368 5 $10,874
Total $326,680 21 $15,556

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