Rita Burns

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Rita Burns
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Former candidate for
Idaho State Senate, District 11
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
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Rita Burns was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 11 of the Idaho State Senate.

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Burns' website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Are we adequately preparing the next generation?

  • Excerpt: "The future of our children s well-being is absolutely tethered to the quality of their education."

Is belief in a supreme being necessary?

  • Excerpt: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion..."

Are guns really necessary?

  • Excerpt: "Guns are a part of our society."

Is Incarceration working?

  • Excerpt: "We need to consider alternatives to prison and the current drug rehabilitation system."

Does the minimum wage need to be increased?

  • Excerpt: "Idaho's minimum wage is one of the lowest in the nation."

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.[2][3][4]

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

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