Branden J. Durst

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Branden J. Durst
Branden Durst.jpg
Idaho State Senate District 18
Incumbent
In office
December 1, 2012-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$16,116/year
Per diem$122/day outside Boise, $49/day otherwise
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sPacific Lutheran University, 2003
Master'sBoise State University, 2007
Personal
Birthday1/15/1980
Place of birthBoise, ID
CandidateVerification
Branden J. Durst is a Democratic member of the Idaho State Senate, representing District 18 since 2012.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Durst's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • SMALL BUSINESS SUPPORT FUND
  • REJECT THE LUNA LAWS
  • OPEN AND ETHICAL GOVERNMENT
  • BOISE SCHOOL DISTRICT LEVY
  • STOP FORCED ULTRASOUNDS

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Durst served on the following committees:

Idaho Committee Assignments, 2013
Agricultural Affairs
Commerce and Human Resources
Education

Elections

2012

See also: Idaho State Senate elections, 2012

Durst won election in the 2012 election for Idaho State Senate District 18. Durst defeated Matthew Duncan in the May 15 Democratic primary and defeated incumbent Mitch Toryanski (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Idaho State Senate, District 18, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBranden J. Durst 53.5% 11,292
     Republican Mitch Toryanski Incumbent 46.5% 9,796
Total Votes 21,088


Idaho State Senate District 18 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBranden J. Durst 77.1% 1,078
Matthew Duncan 22.9% 321
Total Votes 1,399

2010

See also: Idaho State Senate elections, 2010

Durst was a Democratic candidate for District 18 of the Idaho State Senate. He had no opposition in the May 25 primary. He lost to Mitch Toryanski in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mitch Toryanski (R)
Idaho State Senate District 18
2012–present
Succeeded by
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