|Idaho House of Representatives District 21B|
|December 1, 2012-Present|
|December 1, 2014|
|Years in position||1|
|Per diem||$122/day outside Boise, $49/day otherwise|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Brigham Young University (1971)|
|Master's||University of Southern California (1973)|
|Birthday||February 15, 1944|
|Place of birth||Burley, ID|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Dayley served on the following committees:
|Idaho Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agricultural Affairs|
|• Judiciary, Rules, and Administration|
|• Revenue and Taxation|
Dayley's campaign website listed the following issues:
- Excerpt: "State government should continue on the zero based budgeting process initiated by Governor Otter. Just as a family budget must be constantly reviewed to make sure revenue and expenses are in balance, government must also be in a constant state of review in order to maintain the proper equilibrium between needs and wants."
- Excerpt: "My goal is to provide the opportunity for every student to experience educational success. Success is achieved when each individual is instilled with a love of learning."
- Budget/Economic Policy
- Excerpt: "I will be an advocate for reducing spending. Government actions should positively promote economic growth. We must search for ways to limit growth of government spending, limit taxes and thus allow individual Idahoans to be the primary decision-makers regarding how to spend their money."
- Excerpt: "An important way government can encourage job creation is through minimization of regulations and taxes. It is also important for government to ensure the accessibility of good public services such as transportation and communication, along with the availability of a quality-trained workforce."
- State Rights
- Excerpt: " One of the most important ways to control too much power at the federal level is for states to pursue proper federal government performance under the tenth amendment, protecting rights of the state and the people."
Dayley won election in the 2012 election for Idaho House of Representatives District 21B. He defeated Charles Hoffman, Lori Shewmaker and Mike Vuittonet in the Republican primary on May 15, 2012, and defeated Erin Zaleski (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Idaho House of Representatives, District 21B, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Thomas E. "Tom" Dayley||65.7%||12,871|
|Idaho House of Representatives District 21B Republican Primary, 2012|
|Thomas E. "Tom" Dayley||34.3%||1,052|
|Charles D. Hoffman||20.2%||618|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
Idaho Freedom Index
The Idaho Freedom Foundation, an Idaho-based, nonprofit educational research institute, released its "Idaho Freedom Index" in 2013. The index intended to show how Idaho legislators voted on the principles the Foundation seeks to promote. It measured each state legislator based on two tiers, which include whether legislators voted for or against bills that would create or eliminate government agencies, programs, and regulations, and bills that would impact the free market in a positive or negative way. Scores ranged from the highest possible score for members of the state Senate (194 points) and for members of the state House (180 points). A higher score indicated that the legislator voted more in favor of the values supported by the Foundation. Dayley received a score of 63 points in the 2013 index, ranking 25th out of 70 members of the Idaho House of Representatives that were evaluated for the study.
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- ↑ Tom Dayley, "Issues," accessed October 18, 2012
- ↑ Idaho Secretary of State, "2012 primary candidates," accessed April 11, 2012
- ↑ Idaho Secretary of State Election Division, "May 15, 2012 Primary Election Results," accessed 6 July 2012
- ↑ Idaho Secretary of State – Elections Division, “November 6, 2012 General Election Results,” accessed December 27, 2012
- ↑ Idaho Freedom Foundation "2013 Freedom Index," Accessed August 19, 2013
Clifford Bayer (R)
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