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Bart Davis
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Idaho State Senate District 33
In office
1998 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 17
Senate Majority Leader
2002 - Present
Base salary$16,116/year
Per diem$122/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sBrigham Young University (1978)
J.D.University of Idaho (1980)
Date of birthMarch 7, 1955
Place of birthRapid City, South Dakota
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Bart Davis (b. March 7, 1955) is a Republican member of the Idaho State Senate, representing District 33 since 1998. He currently serves as Senate Majority Leader.

Davis graduated from Brigham Young with his Bachelor's degree in 1978 and earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Idaho in 1980.

In addition to being a Senator, Davis is a practicing attorney and the Chairman of Electrical Wholesale Supply Company, Inc.

Davis was a three time delegate to the Republican National Convention representing Idaho in 2000, 2004, and 2008.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Davis has been appointed to this committees:


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



See also: Idaho State Senate elections, 2012

Davis ran for re-election in District 33. He defeated Brian Schad in the May 15 Republican primary[2] and was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3]

Idaho State Senate District 33 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBart Davis Incumbent 74.7% 2,719
Brian Schad 25.3% 921
Total Votes 3,640


See also: Idaho State Senate elections, 2010

Davis had no opposition in the May 25 primary. He ran against Neil M. Williams in the general election on November 2, 2010, defeating him.[4]

Idaho State Senate, District 33 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bart Davis (R) 6,764 66.5%
Neil Williams (D) 3,411 33.5%


On November 4, 2008, Republican Bart Davis won re-election to the Idaho State Senate, District 33 receiving 64.8% of the vote (9,456 votes), ahead of Democrat Neil Williams who received 35.2% of the vote (5,136 votes).[5]

Idaho State Senate, District 33 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bart Davis (R) 9,456 64.8%
Neil Williams (D) 5,136 35.2%

Campaign donors


In 2010, Davis received $44,610 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

Idaho State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bart Davis's campaign in 2010
Micron Technology$2,000
Hecla Mining$1,550
Idaho Soft Drink Association$1,350
Union Pacific Railroad$1,300
Potlatch Corp$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $44,610


Bart is married to Marion Davis. They have six children and reside in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

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