Elizabeth Chavez

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Elizabeth Chavez
Idaho House of Representatives District 7A
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Elizabeth Chavez (b. November 28, 1946) was a Democratic member of the Idaho House of Representatives. She represented District 7A from 2006-2010. Chavez was last re-elected in November of 2008 with her term expiring in 2010.

Chavez graduated with her Bachelor's degree from Lewis-Clark State College in 1970.

Chavez is a retired teacher in Idaho's Public Schools.

Before becoming a Representative, Chavez was Chairwoman of the Nez Perce County Democrat Party from 2003 to 2006 and was a Precinct Committeewoman for the Nez Perce County Democrat Party from 1999 to 2006. Chavez also served as the Campaign Manager for former Idaho Representative Mike Mitchell from 2000 to 2004.

Committee assignments


Chavez was a member of these committees:



See also: Idaho House of Representatives elections, 2010

Chavez lost her bid for re-election to District Seat 7A in 2010 to Republican Jeff Nesset. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 25th. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[1]


On November 4, 2008, Democrat Liz Chavez won re-election to the Idaho House of Representatives District 7A receiving 13,608 votes. She ran unopposed.[2]

Idaho House of Representatives, District 7A (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Liz Chavez (D) 13,608

Campaign donors


In 2008, Chavez raised $13,293.

Listed below are those who contributed the most to his campaign.[3]

Donor Amount
Idaho Education Association $1,000
Professional Fire Fighters of Idaho $1,000

District 7-A

Chavez represented seat A in Idaho House District 7. District 7 includes all of Nez Perce County[4].


Linda is married to Jerry Chavez. They have one child and reside in Lewiston, Idaho.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Idaho House District 7A
Succeeded by
Jeff Nesset