Mack Sermon

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Mack Sermon
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Former candidate for
Georgia Secretary of State
ProfessionDirector of the Speech and Debate program at The College of Idaho
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Secretary of State 2010 elections
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Candidates for Secretary of State, 2010

Polls, 2010 Secretary of State elections

2010 Election information
Primary election dates
Statewide elections, 2010
November 2nd General Election results

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State Executive Official news headlines
Mack Sermon (born November 23, 1965, in Idaho Falls, Idaho) is the Director of the Speech and Debate program at The College of Idaho. In early-2010, he announced that he announced his candidacy for the office of Idaho Secretary of State, challenging incumbent Republican Ben Ysursa who held the position since 2002.[1] He, however, lost in the general election on Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 after receiving only twenty-nine percent of the vote.


  • Graduated from Skyline Senior High School (1984)
  • Bachelor's degree, Boise State University (1993) in social science

Professional experience

After receiving his bachelor's degree, Sermon worked as an organizer for the National Family Farm Coalition and a software marketing executive before joining the faculty at the College of Idaho. He has coached the College of Idaho Speech and Debate team to ten Northwest Conference Championships and has produced nearly twenty National Champions.



See also: Idaho Secretary of State election, 2010
  • 2010 Race for Secretary of State - Democratic Primary
  • Mack Sermon ran unopposed in this contest
2010 Race for Secretary of State - General Election[2]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Republican Party Approveda Ben Ysursa 74.3%
     Democratic Party Mack Sermon 25.7%
Total Votes 439,617


1990 Race for Idaho House of Representatives, District 20 - General Election
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Pam Bengson (R) 70.5%
Mack Sermon (D) 29.5%
Total votes 11,101

Campaign donors


According to Follow the Money, Sermon has raised $1,255 in 1990 for his state house campaign.[3]

Listed below are his only two contributors:

Donor Amount
Mack Sermon $779
ADA County Democratic Party $120


Sermon currently resides in Caldwell, Idaho with his wife, Jenya Yakimova.

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