Ken Andrus

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Ken Andrus
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from the 29A district
Incumbent
Assumed office
2004
Preceded by Allen R. Andersen
Personal details
Born (1935-07-14) July 14, 1935 (age 79)
Marion, Utah
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Colleen Lloyd
Children 8
Residence Lava Hot Springs, Idaho
Alma mater Brigham Young University
Profession Rancher
Religion The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)[1][2]
Website kenandrus.com
Military service
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service 1960–1962

Ken Andrus (born July 14, 1935 in Marion, Utah)[1] is a Republican Idaho State Representative since 2004 representing District 29 in the A seat.[2]

Education[edit]

Andrus earned his bachelor's degree in animal husbandry from Brigham Young University.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Redistricted to 28A, Andrus was unopposed for the May 15, 2012, Republican primary, winning with 3,080 votes, facing Democratic nominee Sam McKee[3] for the general election on November 6, 2012.
  • 2004 Andrus was unopposed for the May 25, 2004, Republican primary and won with 1,557 votes,[4] challenging Democratic Representative Allen R. Andersen, who had won in 2002 by 27 votes. Andrus won the November 2, 2004, general election with 9,504 votes (51.9%) against Andersen.[5]
  • 2006 Unopposed for the May 23, 2006, Republican primary, Andrus won with 2,034 votes; Andersen was unopposed in the Democratic primary, setting up a rematch.[6] Andrus won the November 7, 2006, general election with 7,404 votes (51.41%) against Andersen.[7]
  • 2008 Andrus was unopposed for the May 27, 2008, Republican primary, winning with 1,653 votes; Andersen was unopposed in the Democratic primary, setting up their third contest.[8] Andrus won the November 4, 2008, general election with 11,044 votes (56.2%) against Andersen.[9]
  • 2010 Andrus was unopposed for the May 25, 2010, Republican primary, winning with 2,791 votes;[10] he won the November 2, 2010, general election with 8,591 votes (61.0%) against Jim W. Allen (D).[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "House Membership: Ken Andrus". Boise, Idaho: Idaho Legislature. Retrieved July 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Representative Ken Andrus's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved July 14, 2012. 
  3. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 15, 2012 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 14, 2012. 
  4. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 25, 2004 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 14, 2012. 
  5. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 2, 2004 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 14, 2012. 
  6. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 23, 2006 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 14, 2012. 
  7. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 7, 2006 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 14, 2012. 
  8. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 27, 2008 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 14, 2012. 
  9. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 4, 2008 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 14, 2012. 
  10. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 25, 2010 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 14, 2012. 
  11. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 2, 2010 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 14, 2012. 

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