John Goedde

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John Goedde
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Idaho State Senate District 4
Incumbent
In office
2000 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 14
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$16,438/year
Per diem$122/day outside Boise, $49/day otherwise
Elections and appointments
First elected2000
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWashington State University (1972)
Personal
BirthdayMay 20, 1949
Place of birthChelan, Washington
ProfessionPresident, Panhandle Insurance Agency, Incorporated
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
John W. Goedde is a Republican member of the Idaho State Senate, representing District 4. He was first elected to the chamber in 2000.

Goedde earned his B.S. from Washington State University in 1972. His professional experience includes working as the President of Panhandle Insurance and Manager of the Hayden Lake Country Club.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Goedde served on the following committees:

Idaho Committee Assignments, 2013
Education, Chair
Commerce and Human Resources

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Goedde served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Goedde served on these committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Idaho State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Idaho State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Mary Souza defeated incumbent John W. Goedde in the Republican primary and will face Ray J. Writz (C) in the general election.[1][2]

Idaho State Senate, District 4 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMary Souza 53.9% 1,853
John Goedde Incumbent 46.1% 1,587
Total Votes 3,440

2012

See also: Idaho State Senate elections, 2012

Goedde won re-election in the 2012 election for Idaho State Senate District 4. Goedde ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 15 and defeated Warren A. Ducote Jr. (D) and Jeremy P. Boggess (I) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Idaho State Senate, District 4, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Goedde Incumbent 56.9% 10,468
     Democratic Warren A. Ducote Jr. 35.4% 6,499
     Independent Jeremy P. Boggess 7.7% 1,416
Total Votes 18,383

2010

See also: Idaho State Senate elections, 2010

Goedde had no opposition in the May 25 primary. He ran against Independent candidate, Jeremy Boggess, and Constitution candidate, Ray Writz, in the general election on November 2, 2010, defeating both.[5]

Idaho State Senate, District 4
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png John Goedde (R) 8,263 70.8%
Jeremy Boggess (I) 2,821 24.2%
Ray Writz (C) 590 5.1%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican John Goedde won re-election to the Idaho State Senate District 4 receiving 9,525 votes, ahead of Democrat Ken Howard(8,036) and Independent Jeremy Boggess(1,145).[6]


Idaho State Senate, District 4 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
John Goedde (R) 9,525 50.9%
Ken Howard (D) 8,036 43.0%
Jeremy Boggess (Independent) 1,145 6.1%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Goedde is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Goedde raised a total of $247,974 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 30, 2013.[7]

John Goedde's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Idaho State Senate, District 4 Won $33,325
2010 Idaho State Senate, District 4 Won $36,499
2008 Idaho State Senate, District 4 Won $79,955
2006 Idaho State Senate, District 4 Won $31,645
2004 Idaho State Senate, District 4 Won $10,550
2002 Idaho State Senate, District 4 Won $28,975
2000 Idaho State Senate, District 3 Won $27,025
Grand Total Raised $247,974

2012

Goedde won re-election to the Idaho State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Goedde raised a total of $33,325.
Idaho State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Goedde's campaign in 2012
Micron Technology$2,000
Senate Republican Pac of Idaho$1,000
Idaho Power Co$1,000
Idaho Association of Realtors$1,000
The Idaho Pac$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$33,325
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Goedde received $36,499 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

Idaho State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Goedde's campaign in 2010
Micron Technology$2,000
Hecla Mining$1,700
Idaho Association Of Realtors$1,500
Idaho Power Co$1,500
Qwest Communications$1,300
Total Raised in 2010 $36,499

2008

In 2008, Goedde collected $79,995 in donations.[9]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Idaho Association of Realtors $2,000
Idaho Farm Bureau $2,000
Micron Technology $2,000
Idaho Republican Party $2,000

Scorecards

See also: State legislative scorecards and State legislative scorecards in Idaho

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2013

In 2013, the Idaho State Legislature was in session from January 7 through April 4.[10]

Legislators are scored on their votes on bills "impacting economic freedom in the state."

2012

In 2012, the Idaho State Legislature was in session from January 9 through March 29.[11]

Legislators are scored on their stances on conservative issues.

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.[12] Goedde received a score of -75 points in the 2013 index, ranking 29th out of 35 members of the Idaho State Senate that were evaluated for the study.

Personal

John is married and has one child.

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