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Brent Crane
Idaho House of Representatives District 13A
In office
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 9
Base salary$16,116/year
Per diem$122/day outside Boise, $49/day otherwise
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sBoise State University, 2005
Date of birthJuly 2, 1974
Place of birthNampa, ID
ProfessionVice President, Crane Alarm Service
Office website
Personal website
Brent Crane is a Republican member of the Idaho House of Representatives, representing District 13A since 2006.

Crane graduated with his Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Boise State University.

In addition to being a Representative, Crane is the Vice President of Crane Alarm Service.

Committee assignments


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

Idaho Committee Assignments, 2013
State Affairs
Ways and Means


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Crane served on these committees:


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


Campaign themes


Crane's campaign website lists the following issues:[1]

  • "Building a Strong Economy"
  • "Honesty and Integrity in Government"
  • "Keeping Taxes Low"
  • "Reducing Burdensome Regulations"
  • "Traditional Family Values"



See also: Idaho House of Representatives elections, 2012

Crane won re-election in the 2012 election for Idaho House of Representatives District 13A. He was unopposed in the Republican primary and defeated Clayton Trehal (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

Idaho House of Representatives, District 13A, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrent Crane Incumbent 67.4% 10,706
     Democratic Clayton Trehal 32.6% 5,170
Total Votes 15,876


See also:Idaho House of Representatives elections, 2010

Crane won re-election to District Seat 13A in 2010 with no opposition. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 25th. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[4]

Idaho House of Representatives, District 13A (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Brent Crane (R) 14,122 100%


On November 4, 2008, Republican Brent Crane won re-election to the Idaho House of Representatives District 13A receiving 18,759 votes. He ran unopposed.[5]

Idaho House of Representatives, District 13A (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Eric Anderson (R) 10,030

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, a year in which Crane was up for re-election, he collected $25,436 in donations.[6]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Idaho House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Brent Crane's campaign in 2010
Winning For Idaho$1,500
Professional Fire Fighters Of Idaho$1,250
Andrus, Ken$1,000
Coeur D Alene Tribe$1,000
Nampa Firefighters Local 804$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $25,436


In 2008, Crane raised $18,834.

Listed below are those who contributed the most to his campaign. [7]

Donor Amount
JR Simplot Co. $1,500
Micron Technology $1,000
Idaho Land Fund $1,000
Professional Fire Fighters of Idaho $1,000
Coeur D Alene Tribe $1,000
Winning for Idaho $1,000
Idaho Association of Realtors $1,000

District 13-A

Crane represents Seat A in Idaho House District 13. District 13 includes the southern portion of Canyon County[8].


Brent is married to Rochenda Crane. They have one child and reside in Nampa, Idaho.

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