John Andreason

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John Andreason
John Andreason.jpg
Idaho State Senate District 15
Former Member
In office
1966 - 1970, 2004 - 2012
Base salary$16,438/year
Per diem$122/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2004
Term limitsN/A
High schoolArco High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Idaho (1974)
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Years of service1950 - 1958
Date of birthApril 20, 1929
Place of birthIdaho Falls, Idaho
Office website
John Andreason (b. April 20, 1929) is a former Republican member of the Idaho State Senate, representing District 15 from 2004 to 2012 and from 1966 to 1970.

Andreason graduated with his Bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Idaho in 1974. Andreason served on active duty in the United States Air Force from 1950 to 1958.

Before becoming a Senator, Andreason was the Director of the Idaho Legislative Budget Office.

Committee assignments


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


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


Presidential preference


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

John Andreason endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]



See also: Idaho State Senate elections, 2012

Andreason did not run for re-election in 2012.


See also: Idaho State Senate elections, 2010

Andreason had no opposition in the May 25 primary. He ran against Warren W. Bean in the general election on November 2, 2010, defeating him.[3]

Idaho State Senate, District 15
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png John Andreason (R) 7,493 66.6%
Warren Bean (D) 3,760 33.4%


On November 4, 2008, Republican Andreason won re-election to the Idaho State Senate, District 15 receiving 13,198 votes. He ran unopposed.[4]

Idaho State Senate, District 15 (2008)
Candidates Votes
John Andreason (R) 13,198

Campaign donors


In 2010, Andreason received $12,330 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]


In 2008, Andreason collected $12,700 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Blue Cross of Idaho $1,000
Idaho Education Association $1,000
Citigroup $1,000
Idaho Soft Drink Association $1,000

District 15

Andreason represents Idaho Senate District 15. District 15 includes Ada County which represents the Greater Boise area[7].


John is married to Darlene Andreason. They have four children and live in Boise, Idaho.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Idaho State Senate District 15
Succeeded by
Fred S. Martin (R)

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