|Idaho State Senate District 12|
|December 1, 2012-Present|
|December 1, 2014|
|Years in position||1|
|Per diem||$122/day outside Boise, $49/day otherwise|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Brigham Young University, 1990|
|J.D.||Lewis and Clark Law School, 1993|
|Profession||Owner, Borton-Lakey Law Office|
Lakey's professional experience includes working as an attorney and owner of his own law office. He earned his B.S. in International Business from Brigham Young University in 1990 and his J.D. from Lewis and Clark Law School in 1993.
Lakey's website highlights the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "I support policies that will encourage business development, innovation and expansion. As a small business owner, I understand the importance of a strong stable economy and the need to establish an atmosphere where private business and industry can grow and create good paying jobs for Idahoans."
- Excerpt: "Keeping taxes low allows individuals, families and businesses to invest in their future and support Idaho’s economy. Managing government budgets starts by eliminating government waste, not taxing citizens and businesses to maintain bureaucracy."
- Excerpt: "I am a husband and father of five and I know that the family is the foundation of a successful society. I am a Pro-life Republican who will protect traditional family values."
- Excerpt: "Government’s role is to provide an environment where businesses and individuals can thrive. Government over regulation stifles our economy and the limits the opportunities available for people to be successful. I also understand the importance of personal property rights, second amendment rights and other individual freedoms. Idaho’s natural resources are best managed within Idaho not from Washington D.C."
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Lakey served on the following committees:
|Idaho Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Commerce and Human Resources|
|• Health and Welfare|
|• Judiciary and Rules|
- See also: Idaho State Senate elections, 2012
Lakey won election in the 2012 election for Idaho State Senate District 12. He defeated Robert E. Schaefer in the May 15 Republican primary and defeated Melissa Sue Robinson (D) in the November 6 general election. Incumbent Curt McKenzie (R) ran in District 13.
|Idaho State Senate, District 12, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Melissa Sue Robinson||32.3%||4,752|
|Idaho State Senate District 12 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Robert E. Schaefer||38.6%||1,242|
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- ↑ votesmart.org, "Todd Lakey's Biography"
- ↑ lakeyforsenate.com, Issues
- ↑ Office of the Idaho Secretary of State "List of All Candidate Declarations for 2012," Accessed March 15, 2012
- ↑ Idaho Secretary of State Election Division, "May 15, 2012 Primary Election Results," accessed 4 July 2012
- ↑ Idaho Secretary of State – Elections Division, “November 6, 2012 General Election Results,” accessed December 27, 2012
Curt McKenzie (R)
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