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Shirley McKague

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Shirley McKague
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Idaho State Senate District 20
Former
In office
January 2007 - 2012
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Idaho House of Representatives
1996 - 2007
Education
High schoolNampa High School
Personal
BirthdayApril 12, 1935
Place of birthNampa, Idaho
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Shirley McKague is a former Republican member of the Idaho State Senate, representing District 20 from 2007 to 2012.

McKague graduated with her high school diploma from Nampa High School in 1951.

Before becoming a Senator, McKague was a member of the Idaho House of Representatives from 1997 to 2007. McKauge was also an Executive Secretary for the Idaho House from 1986 to 1996. McKauge was also a business partner from 1968 to 1996 and was a legal secretary from 1963 to 1978.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, McKague served on this committee:

2009-2010

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Shirley McKague endorsed Ron Paul in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Elections

2012

See also: Idaho State Senate elections, 2012

Redistricting placed District 14 incumbent Chuck Winder (R) into District 20 with McKague, leading to a potential 2012 faceoff between the two.[3] McKague decided not to run for re-election.

2010

See also: Idaho State Senate elections, 2010

McKague defeated Mike Vuittonet in the May 25 primary. She was unopposed in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Idaho State Senate, District 20 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Shirley McKague (R) 11,731 100.0%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican McKague won re-election to the Idaho State Senate, District 20 receiving 68.7% of the vote (14,153 votes), ahead of Democrat Laurynda Williams who received 31.3% of the vote (6,435 votes).[5]

McKague raised $45,818 for her campaign.


Idaho State Senate, District 20 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent


Shirley McKague (R) 14,153 68.7%
Laurynda Williams (D) 6,435 31.3%


Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, McKague received $22,773 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

2008

In 2008, McKague collected $45,818 in donations.[7]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Shirley McKague $20,000
Idaho Farm Bureau $2,000
Agriculture and Natural Resources Industry $1,100
Micron Technology $1,000

Personal

Shirley is married to Paul McKeauge. They have six children and live in Meridian, Idaho.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Idaho State Senate District 20
2007–2012
Succeeded by
Chuck Winder (R)