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Sheryl L. Nuxoll

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Sheryl L. Nuxoll
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Idaho State Senate District 7
In office
December 1, 2010 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 5
Base salary$16,116/year
Per diem$122/day outside Boise, $49/day otherwise
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sGonzaga University (1973)
Place of birthCottonwood, Idaho
Office website

Sheryl L. Nuxoll is a Republican member of the Idaho State Senate, representing District 7 since 2012. She previously represented District 8 from 2010 to 2012.

Nuxoll serves as bookkeeper and tax consultant on her family farm/ranch near Cottonwood, ID. She also teaches high school part-time. Earlier in life, she worked as an accountant for St. Mary's Hospital in Cottonwood and at an accounting firm in Boise, where she became a CPA. She earned a bachelor's degree in business from Gonzaga University.

Committee assignments


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

Idaho Committee Assignments, 2013
Health and Welfare, Vice Chair
Judiciary and Rules
Joint Finance-Appropriations


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



See also: Idaho State Senate elections, 2012

Nuxoll won re-election in the 2012 election for Idaho State Senate District 7. Nuxoll defeated Mary Wade Heston in the Republican primary on May 15 and defeated Jon Cantamessa (I) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]

Idaho State Senate, District 7, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSheryl L. Nuxoll Incumbent 64% 11,583
     Independent Jon Cantamessa 36% 6,522
Total Votes 18,105

Idaho State Senate District 7 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSheryl L Nuxoll 73.2% 4,084
Mary Wade Heston 26.8% 1,493
Total Votes 5,577


See also: Idaho State Senate elections, 2010

Nuxoll defeated incumbent Leland Heinrich in the Republican primary on May 25 by a margin of 3,825-2,896.[4] Heinrich was seeking his third term. Nuxoll ran against Leta Strauss (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010, defeating her.[5]

Idaho State Senate, District 8
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Sheryl Nuxoll (R) 10,051 69.9%
Leta Strauss (D) 4,331 30.1%

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Nuxoll raised $20,112 in contributions. [6]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Winning For Idaho $1,500
Frei, Glenda $1,000
Uhlenkott, Greg & Maura $1,000
Frei, Brent $1,000

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Nuxoll and her husband Felix have six children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dan Johnson (R)
Idaho State Senate District 7
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Leland Heinrich
Idaho State Senate District 8
Succeeded by
Steven Thayn (R)