Vito Barbieri

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Vito Barbieri
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Idaho House of Representatives District 3A
Incumbent
In office
2010-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
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
Education
J.D.Western State University College of Law
Personal
BirthdayOctober 22, 1951
Place of birthBexar County, TX
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Vito Barbieri (b. October 22, 1951) is a Republican member of the Idaho House of Representatives, representing District 2A since 2012. He previously represented District 3A from 2010 to 2012.

Barbieri is a partner in the firm of Barbieri & Barbieri and specializes in condominium and personal injury law. He earned his J.D. from Western State University College of Law and a B.S. from the University of California at Santa Cruz.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Idaho Committee Assignments, 2013
Business
Local Government
State Affairs

2011-2012

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Barbieri's campaign website lists the following issues:[1]

  • RIGHT TO LIFE
Excerpt: "By definition, our posterity requires that we protect the innocent. Abortion, like murder, should be a crime."
  • ALIEN INVASION
Excerpt: "The effect of this invasion is huge, and the solution to this issue rests in the term ‘illegal’ alien. The moment an illegal immigrant hits the system, be it the hospital, a traffic stop, or a schoolhouse, that person should be deported. Since we cannot now trust the Federal Government to protect the rights of its citizens, Idaho must act without Federal assistance."
  • 
PRIVATE PROPERTY
Excerpt: "Without private ownership and personal control of property, there is no security in one’s person. Private property is an essential part of the Liberty acknowledged as God given and self-evident in our Declaration of Independence."
  • 
GUN CONTROL
Excerpt: "Our gun rights are not negotiable. Idahoans must defend our right to keep and bear arms."
  • 
PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Excerpt: "The institution of public schools hold an important place in educating the secular in our society. The budget of the schools, however, cannot be unlimited. I support the recently passed legislation requiring school districts of more than 350 students to post their expenditures on-line for all to see. One more thing: If you accept Jesus Christ as Lord and God, then pull your kids out of that Godless institution."

Presidential preference

2012

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

Vito Barbieri endorsed Ron Paul in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Elections

2012

See also:Idaho House of Representatives elections, 2012

Due to redistricting, Barbieri is ran for re-election in District 2A. He defeated Mark D Fisher in the May 15 Republican primary and defeated Democratic candidate Cheryl Stransky in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

Idaho House of Representatives, District 2A, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngVito Barbieri Incumbent 65.7% 14,142
     Democratic Cheryl Stransky 34.3% 7,371
Total Votes 21,513


Idaho House of Representatives District 2A Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngVito Barbieri 57% 3,147
Mark D. Fisher 43% 2,373
Total Votes 5,520

2010

See also:Idaho House of Representatives elections, 2010

Barbieri was unopposed in the primary on May 25th and in the general election on November 2, 2010.[6]

Idaho House of Representatives, District 3A (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Vito Barbieri (R) 12,168 100.0%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Barbieri was up for re-election, he collected $12,186 in donations.[7]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Idaho House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Vito Barbieri's campaign in 2010
Idaho Association For Good Government$1,500
North Idahoans For Liberty$999
Hart, Philip L$800
Winning For Idaho$750
Coeur D Alene Tribe$500
Total Raised in 2010 $12,186

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Personal

Barbieri and his wife, Joy, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Shannon McMillan (R)
Idaho House of Representatives District 2A
2012–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
James Clark
Idaho House of Representatives District 3A
2010–2012
Succeeded by
Ron Mendive (R)