Monty Pearce

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Monty Pearce
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Idaho State Senate District 9
In office
2002 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 13
Base salary$16,116/year
Per diem$122/day outside Boise, $49/day otherwise
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Idaho House of Representatives
1999 - 2002
Associate'sRicks College
Bachelor'sBrigham Young University
Date of birthSeptember 29, 1948
Place of birthSacramento, California
ReligionChurch of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Office website
Monty Pearce is a Republican member of the Idaho State Senate, representing District 9 since 2002.

Pearce graduated with his Associate's degree from Ricks College and with his Bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University.

In addition to being a state senator, Pearce is a rancher.

Before becoming a Senator, Pearce served one term in the Idaho House of Representatives from 2001 to 2003.

Committee assignments


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

Idaho Committee Assignments, 2013
Resources and Environment, Chair


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


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


Presidential preference


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

Monty Pearce endorsed Ron Paul in the 2012 presidential election. [1]



See also: Idaho State Senate elections, 2012

Pearce won election in the 2012 election for Idaho State Senate District 9. Pearce defeated Matthew W. Faulks in the Republican primary on May 15 and defeated Alma Hasse (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Idaho State Senate, District 9, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMonty J. Pearce Incumbent 71.1% 12,356
     Democratic Alma Hasse 28.9% 5,013
Total Votes 17,369

Idaho State Senate District 9 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMonty J. Pearce Incumbent 56% 3,395
Matthew W. Faulks 44% 2,672
Total Votes 6,067


See also: Idaho State Senate elections, 2010

Pearce had no opposition in the May 25 primary. He ran against Wayne Fuller in the general election on November 2, 2010, defeating him.[5]

Idaho State Senate, District 9
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Monty Pearce (R) 8,487 74.2%
Wayne Fuller (D) 2,952 25.8%


On November 4, 2008, Republican Monty Pearce won re-election to the Idaho State Senate District 9 receiving 10,492 votes, ahead of Democrat Wayne Fuller(4,987).[6]

Idaho State Senate, District 9 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Monty Pearce (R) 10,492 67.8%
Wayne Fuller (D) 4,987 32.2%

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Pearce received $11,899 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]


In 2008, Candidate collected $6,518 in donations.[8]

His largest contributor was:

Donor Amount
Senate Rebublican PAC of Idaho $1,000

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District 9

Pearce represents Idaho Senate District 9. District 9 includes all of Adams, Payette, and Washington Counties[9].


Monty is married to Merry Pearce. They live in New Plymouth, Idaho.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Idaho State Senate District 9
Succeeded by