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Robert Anderst

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Robert Anderst
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Idaho House of Representatives District 12A
In office
December 1, 2012-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 3
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
Associate'sBusiness Marketing and Management, Idaho State University (1992)
Robert Anderst is a Republican member of the Idaho House of Representatives, representing District 12A since 2012.

Committee assignments


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

Idaho Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce and Human Resources
Environment, Energy, and Technology
Revenue and Taxation


Campaign themes


Anderst's campaign website described the following issues:[1]

Excerpt: "I support free market solutions to our economic challenges. I support lower taxes and a regulatory structure that is pro growth."
Excerpt: "I support Education reforms. I believe that the most important elements are: A system that rewards good teachers. Minimizes Administration, wherever possible."
Excerpt: "I support Private Property Rights. I support the 2nd Amendment. I am pro life. I support traditional Marriage."



See also: Idaho House of Representatives elections, 2012

Anderst won election in the 2012 election for Idaho House of Representatives District 12A. He defeated Roger L. Hunt and Steve Nible in the Republican primary and defeated Tracy S. Volpi (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Idaho House of Representatives, District 12A, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Anderst 67.1% 9,693
     Democratic Tracy S. Volpi 32.9% 4,759
Total Votes 14,452

Idaho House of Representatives District 12A Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Anderst 44.5% 1,416
Roger L. Hunt 33.5% 1,066
Steve Nible 22% 699
Total Votes 3,181

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


Anderst is married and has two children.[5]

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Preceded by
Robert Schaefer (R)
Idaho House of Representatives District 12A
Succeeded by