|Idaho House of Representatives District 31B|
|December 1, 2012|
|Years in position||10|
|Per diem||$122/day outside Boise, $49/day otherwise|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|Commissioner, Bonneville County|
|Bachelor's||University of Utah|
|Birthday||January 4, 1944|
|Place of birth||Park City, UT|
Loretscher earned his Bachelor's degree in Accounting from the University of Utah.
In addition to being a legislator, Loretscher is a rancher.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Loertscher has been appointed to these committees:
Loertscher is running for re-election in the 2012 election for Idaho House of Representatives. Due to redistricting, he is running in District 32B. He is running against Kelton L. Larsen and Franklyn G. Vilt Sr. in the Republican primary. Ralph Mossman is running unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. 
|Idaho House of Representatives, District 31B (2010)|
|Thomas Loertscher (R)||9,965||68.4%|
|Ralph Mossman (D)||4,597||31.6%|
On November 4, 2008, Republican Thomas Loertscher won re-election to the Idaho House of Representatives District 31B receiving 98.2% of the vote (15,421 votes), ahead of Independent Ralph Mossman who received 1.8% of the vote (289 votes).
|Idaho House of Representatives, District 31B (2008)|
|Thomas Loertscher (R)||15,421||98.2%|
|Ralph Mossman (Independent)||289||1.8%|
In 2010, a year in which Loertscher was up for re-election, he collected $18,600 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Idaho House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Thomas Loertscher's campaign in 2010|
|Idaho Farm Bureau||$1,550|
|Idaho Telecom Alliance||$1,000|
|Bonneville County Republican Central Cmte||$1,000|
|Idaho Hospital Association||$1,000|
|Blue Cross Of Idaho||$750|
|Total Raised in 2010||$18,600|
In 2008, Loertscher raised $22,680.
Listed below are those who contributed the most to his campaign. 
|Idaho Veterinary Medical Association||$1,000|
|House Republican Victory Fund of Idaho||$1,000|
|Winning for Idaho||$1,000|
|Employers Resource of America||$1,000|
|Idaho Chooses Life Pac||$1,000|
Loretscher serves on these committees:
Loretscher represents seat B in Idaho House District 31. District 31 includes all of Caribou County.
Thomas is married to Linda Loetscher. They have eight children and reside in Iona, Idaho.
- Idaho House of Representatives - Thomas Loertscher
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Campaign contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- Idaho Secretary of State, "Primary Candidate List," accessed April 6, 2012
- Idaho Secretary of State - 2010 General election results
- Idaho House of Representatives official election results for 2008
- 2010 campaign contributions
- 2008 contributors to Thomas Loertscher
- "Idaho Legislature" 2009 Legislative Directory, July 22, 2009(See page 2)
|Idaho House District 31B
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