|Idaho State Senate District 29|
|1968 - 1970, 2006 - 2012|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Idaho State Board of Education|
|1978 - 1988|
|Bachelor's||Idaho State University (1968)|
|Place of birth||Pocatello, Idaho|
Bilyeu graduated with her Bachelor's Degree from Idaho State University in 1968.
Bilyeu is a retired real estate broker and appraiser.
Bilyeu has been active in Idaho politics including being a member of the Idaho State Board of Education from 1978 to 1988 and was a County Assessor for Bannock County from 1985 to 2006.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bilyeu served on these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Bilyeu served on these committees:
- Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee
- Finance Committee.
- Local Government and Taxation.
- See also: Idaho State Senate elections, 2012
Bilyeu did not run for re-election in 2012.
- See also: Idaho State Senate elections, 2010
|Idaho State Senate, District 29 (2010)|
|Diane Bilyeu (D)||7,222||51.4%|
|Lance Kolbet (R)||6,831||48.6%|
On November 4, 2008, Democrat Diane Bilyeu won re-election to the Idaho State Senate, District 29 receiving 58.6% of the vote (11,579 votes), ahead of Republican Ralph Lillig who received 41.4% of the vote (8,191 votes).
|Idaho State Senate, District 29 (2008)|
|Diane Bilyeu (D)||11,579||58.6%|
|Ralph Lillig (R)||8,191||41.4%|
In 2010, Bilyeu received $25,224 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Idaho State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Diane Bilyeu's campaign in 2010|
|Idaho Education Association||$2,000|
|Idaho Power Co||$1,500|
|Idaho Health Care Association||$1,000|
|Communications Workers Of America||$1,000|
|Idaho Trucking Association||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$25,224|
In 2008, Bilyeu collected $29,430 in donations.
Her four largest contributors were:
|Idaho Power Co.||$2,000|
|Idaho Education Association||$ 2,000|
|Pocatello Firefighters Local 743||$1,000|
|Professional Firefighters of Idaho||$1,000|
Diane is widowed. She has three children and resides in Pocatello, Idaho.
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- Official Idaho Senate website
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
|Idaho State Senate District 29
| Succeeded by|
Roy Lacey (D)