|Idaho House of Representatives District 21A|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
Jarvis graduated with his Bachelor's Degree from Brigham Young University in 1974. He is an insurance agent.
Jarvis served on these committees:
Jarvis ran for re-election to District Seat 21A in 2010 and was defeated by John Vander Woude in the Republican primary on May 25th by a margin of 2,740 to 2,202. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
On November 4, 2008, Republican Richard Jarvis won the election to the Idaho House of Representatives District 21A receiving 64% of the vote (16,798 votes), ahead of Democrat Sharon Fisher who received 36% of the vote (9,468 votes).
|Idaho House of Representatives, District 21A (2008)|
|Richard Jarvis (R)||16,798||64%|
|Sharon Fisher (D)||9,468||36%|
In 2008, Jarvis raised $16,795.
Listed below are those who contributed the most to his campaign. 
|Richard Dean Jarvis||$14,031|
|Dr. Reed K. & Leah B. Jarvis||$2,000|
|Idaho Republican Party||$1,000|
Jarvis represented seat A in Idaho House District 21. District 21 includes Ada County which represents the Greater Boise area.
Richard is married to Mary Jarvis. They have six children and live in Meridian, Idaho.
- Richard Jarvis' personal website
- Idaho House of Representatives Members
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Campaign contributions: 2008
|Idaho House District 21A
| Succeeded by|
John Vander Woude