Pro-Life (Marvin Thomas Richardson)
|Governor of Idaho|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Lander Wyoming High School|
|Bachelor's||Brigham Young University|
Pro-Life most recently ran for political office in 2012 as an Independent candidate for U.S. House representing the 1st Congressional District of Idaho. Pro-Life lost to incumbent Raul Labrador (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
He changed his middle name to "Pro-Life" in 2004 and runs for election under that name.
Pro-Life was born as Marvin Thomas Richardson on August 5, 1941, in Carbon County, Wyoming. After graduating from high school, Richardson served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Arizona, California and Nevada from 1962 to 1964. He resigned from the church in 1998 because the church did not recognize personhood rights for "preborn children." His professional career included stints as a strawberry farmer in Colorado and a Caterpillar dealer in Nevada.
- Graduate, Lander Wyoming High School
- Bachelor's degree, political science, Brigham Young University
- See also: Idaho gubernatorial election, 2014
Pro-Life is running for governor in 2014
|Governor of Idaho, 2014|
|Republican||Butch Otter Incumbent||53.5%||235,405|
|Libertarian||John T. Bujak||4.1%||17,884|
|Election Results via Idaho Secretary of State.|
Pro-Life ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Idaho's 1st District. Pro-Life ran as an Independent candidate. He faced Jimmy Farris (D), incumbent Raul Labrador (R) and Rob Oates (L) in the general election on November 6, 2012. He was defeated by incumbent Raul Labrador.
|U.S. House, Idaho District 1 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Raul R. Labrador Incumbent||63%||199,402|
|Source: Idaho Secretary of State "November 6, 2012 General Election Results"|
|Idaho Governor, 2010|
|Republican||C.L. "Butch" Otter Incumbent||59.1%||267,483|
|Independent||Jana M. Kemp||5.9%||26,655|
|Independent||Pro-Life (Marvin Thomas Richardson)||0.9%||3,850|
|Election Results via Idaho Secretary of State|
|U.S. House, Idaho, District 1, 2012 - Pro-Life (Marvin Thomas Richardson) Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner||$830,196|
|Total Spent by Election Winner||$604,719|
|Top contributors to Pro-Life (Marvin Thomas Richardson)'s campaign committee|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
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- Pro-Life campaign website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Boise Weekly Interview - "Being Mr. Pro-Life, Senate candidate talks spiritual quest, natural berries and fetus shots," July 9, 2008