Scott Bedke

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Scott Bedke[1]
41st Speaker of the Idaho House of Representatives
Incumbent
Assumed office
December 5, 2012
Preceded by Lawerence Denney
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from the 27A District
Incumbent
Assumed office
December 2002
Preceded by Todd Hammond
Personal details
Born (1958-04-27) April 27, 1958 (age 56)
Twin Falls, Idaho
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Sarah
Residence Oakley, Idaho
Profession Rancher
Religion The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)[2]
Website scottbedke.com

Scott C. Bedke (born April 27, 1958 in Twin Falls, Idaho) is an American politician and a member of the Idaho House of Representatives representing District 27 in the A seat since 2002.[2]He is married and has four children and four grandchildren.[3] Bedke grew up in Oakley, Idaho.[4]

In December 2012 Bedke defeated fellow Republican Lawerence Denney to become Speaker of the Idaho House of Representatives.[5]

In January 2014 Bedke planned to propose legislation that would eliminate the grocery tax credit and lower state income tax.[6]

Bedke is a Latter-day Saint. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1977-1979 in Italy.

Education[edit]

Bedke earned his BS in finance from Brigham Young University.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Bedke was unopposed for both the May 15, 2012 Republican Primary, winning with 5,924 votes,[7] and the November 6, 2012 General election, winning with 13,197 votes.[8]
  • 2002 When Republican Representative Todd Hammond retired and left the District 27 A seat open, Bedke won the May 28, 2002 Republican Primary with 3,804 votes (73.2%),[9] and won the November 5, 2002 General election with 6,768 votes (65.8%) against Democratic nominee Dan Ralphs.[10]
  • 2004 Bedke won the May 25, 2004 Republican Primary with 3,188 votes (67.36%),[11] and was unopposed for the November 2, 2004 General election, winning with 11,215 votes.[12]
  • 2006 Bedke was unopposed for both the May 23, 2006 Republican Primary, winning with 4,528 votes,[13] and the November 7, 2006 General Election, winning with 8,801 votes.[14]
  • 2008 Bedke was unopposed for both the May 27, 2008 Republican Primary, winning with 4,393 votes,[15] and the November 4, 2008 General Election, winning with 11,736 votes.[16]
  • 2010 Bedke was unopposed for both the May 25, 2010 Republican Primary, winning with 5,363 votes,[17] and the November 2, 2010 General Election, winning with 8,801 votes.[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "House Membership: Scott Bedke". Boise, Idaho: Idaho Legislature. Retrieved December 9, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Dell Raybould's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved December 9, 2013. 
  3. ^ http://legislature.idaho.gov/house/membershipSingle.cfm?ID=5
  4. ^ Davlin, Melissa Mr. Speaker: Scott Bedke Reflects on Legislative Session Magicvalley.com
  5. ^ "Idaho House Republicans oust Speaker Denney in a rare coup for a tradition-bound body". Idaho Statesman. December 6, 2012. Retrieved December 6, 2012. 
  6. ^ Zeplin,Stephanie House Speaker proposes limiting grocery tax credit, reducing income tax
  7. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 15, 2012 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved December 9, 2013. 
  8. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 6, 2012 Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved December 9, 2013. 
  9. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "May 28, 2002 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved December 9, 2013. 
  10. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "November 5, 2002 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved December 9, 2013. 
  11. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 25, 2004 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved December 9, 2013. 
  12. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 2, 2004 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved December 9, 2013. 
  13. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 23, 2006 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved December 9, 2013. 
  14. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 7, 2006 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved December 9, 2013. 
  15. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 27, 2008 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved December 9, 2013. 
  16. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 4, 2008 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved December 9, 2013. 
  17. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 25, 2010 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved December 9, 2013. 
  18. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 2, 2010 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved December 9, 2013. 

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