Bill Mauk

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Bill Mauk is an attorney from Boise, Idaho.

Mauk was the 1998 Democratic nominee for the open United States Senate seat in Idaho[1] vacated by Dirk Kempthorne. He was defeated by Republican Congressman Mike Crapo getting only 28.4% of the vote.[2]

Mauk is locally noted as a prominent defense attorney.[3] In the 1980s he represented Claude Dallas during his trial for the 1981 murder of two Idaho Fish and Game officers.[4]

Mauk served as chairman of the Idaho Democratic Party from 1993 to 1997.[5]


  1. ^ Wickline, Michael R. (13 June 1998). "Idaho Senate Candidates Spar Over Anti-tobacco Bill". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Retrieved 8 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "1998 General Election Results". Retrieved 2017-10-03. 
  3. ^ "William L. Mauk - Boise, ID - Mauk, Miller, & Hawkins, LLC". Retrieved 2017-10-03. 
  4. ^ "Mistrial Is Sought In Game Warden Deaths". Lodi News-Sentinel. 20 October 1982. Retrieved 8 March 2011. 
  5. ^ "CNN/AllPolitics Election '98". Retrieved 2017-06-20. 
Preceded by
Richard H. Stallings
Democratic Party nominee, U.S. Senator (Class 3) from Idaho
1998 (lost)
Succeeded by
Scott McClure