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U.S. Senate delegation from Idaho

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This page displays current and historical information pertaining to the U.S. Senate delegation from Idaho.

Current members

The current members of the U.S. Senate from Idaho are:


Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Jim Risch
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Idaho 2009January 3, 2015 November 4, 2014LinkLarry E. Craig (R)
Mike Crapo
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Idaho 1999January 3, 2017November 2016LinkDirk Kempthorne (R)

Election history


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Class II

Senators in Class II were elected to office in the November 2008 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. Class II terms run from the beginning of the 111th Congress on January 3, 2009, to the end of the 113th Congress on January 3, 2015.

2008
On November 4, 2008, Risch won election to the United States Senate. He defeated Larry LaRocco (D), Rex Rammell (I), Pro-Life (I), Kent A. Marmon (L) and Kevin Volkmann (I) in the general election.[1]

U.S. Senate, Idaho General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Risch 57.7% 371,744
     Democratic Larry LaRocco 34.1% 219,903
     Independent Rex Rammell 5.4% 34,510
     Independent Pro-Life 1.3% 8,662
     Libertarian Kent A. Marmon 1.5% 9,958
     Independent Kevin Volkmann 0% 3
Total Votes 644,780

2002
On November 5, 2002, Larry E. Craig won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Alan Blinken (D) and Donovan Bramwell (L) in the general election.[2]

U.S. Senate, Idaho General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLarry E. Craig incumbent 65.2% 266,215
     Democratic Alan Blinken 32.5% 132,975
     Libertarian Donovan Bramwell 2.3% 9,354
Total Votes 408,544

1996
On November 5, 1996, Larry E. Craig won re-election to the United States Senate. he defeated Walt Minnick (D), Mary J. Charbonneau (I) and Susan Vegors (Natural Law) in the general election.[3]

U.S. Senate, Idaho General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLarry E. Craig incumbent 57% 283,532
     Democratic Walt Minnick 39.9% 198,422
     Independent Mary J. Charbonneau 2% 10,137
     Natural Law Susan Vegors 1% 5,142
Total Votes 497,233

Class III

Senators in Class III were elected to office in the November 2010 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. Class III terms run from the beginning of the 112th Congress on January 3, 2011, to the end of the 114th Congress on January 3, 2017.

2010
On November 2, 2010, Crapo won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated P. Tom Sullivan (D), Randy Lynn Bergquist (I) and Frederick R. Reinisch, Jr (I) in the general election.[4]

U.S. Senate, Idaho General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Crapo Incumbent 71.2% 319,953
     Democratic P. Tom Sullivan 24.9% 112,057
     Constitution Party Randy Lynn Bergquist 3.9% 17,429
     Independent Frederick R. Reinisch, Jr 0% 91
Total Votes 449,530

2004
On November 2, 2004, Mike Crapo won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Scott F. McClure (I) in the general election.[5]

U.S. Senate, Idaho General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Crapo incumbent 99.2% 499,796
     Write-in Scott F. McClure 0.8% 4,136
Total Votes 503,932

1998
On November 3, 1998, Mike Crapo won election to the United States Senate. He defeated Bill Mauk (D) and George J. Mansfeld (Natural Law) in the general election.[6]

U.S. Senate, Idaho General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Crapo 69.5% 262,966
     Democratic Bill Mauk 28.4% 107,375
     Natural Law George J. Mansfeld 2.1% 7,833
Total Votes 378,174

Historical members

Historical Representation to the US Senate by Party from Idaho
Party Total
     Democratic 10
     Republican 19
Total Senators 29
Class 2 Senators from Idaho
Senator Years Served Party
George L. Shoup Republican 1890-1901
Fred T. Dubois Democratic 1901-1907
William E. Borah Republican 1907-1940
John Thomas Republican 1940-1945
Charles C. Gossett Democratic 1945-1946
Henry C. Dworshak Republican 1946-1949
Bert H. Miller Democratic 1949-1949
Henry C. Dworshak Republican 1949-1962
Leonard B. Len Jordan Republican 1962-1973
James A. McClure Republican 1973-1991
Larry E. Craig Republican 1991-2009
Jim Risch Republican 2009-Present
Class 3 Senators from Idaho
Senator Years Served Party
William J. McConnell Republican 1890-1891
Fred T. Dubois Republican 1891-1897
Henry Heitfeld Democratic 1897-1903
Weldon B. Heyburn Republican 1903-1912
Kirtland I. Perky Democratic 1912-1913
James H. Brady Republican 1913-1918
John F. Nugent Democratic 1918-1921
Frank R. Gooding Republican 1921-1928
John Thomas Republican 1928-1933
James P. Pope Democratic 1933-1939
D. Worth Clark Democratic 1939-1945
Glen H. Taylor Democratic 1945-1951
Herman Welker Republican 1951-1957
Frank F. Church Democratic 1957-1981
Steven D. Symms Republican 1981-1993
Dirk Kempthorne Republican 1993-1999
Mike Crapo Republican 1999-Present

See also

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