Curt McKenzie

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Curt McKenzie
Member of the Idaho Senate
from District 13
In office
December 1, 2012 – December 1, 2016
Preceded byPatti Anne Lodge
Succeeded byJeff Agenbroad
Member of the Idaho Senate
from District 12
In office
December 1, 2002 – December 1, 2012
Preceded byJerry Thorne
Succeeded byTodd Lakey
Personal details
Born (1969-02-09) February 9, 1969 (age 50)
Corvallis, Oregon
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceNampa, Idaho

Curtis "Curt" McKenzie (born February 9, 1969) was born in Corvallis, Oregon. He was a Republican member of the Idaho Senate from 2012–2016 representing the 13th District and previously District 12 of the Idaho Senate from 2002–2012. McKenzie and his ex-wife, Renee, have two children.


Curt McKenzie attended Northwest Nazarene University and received his Bachelor of Arts with a double major of Physics and History in 1992. He also attended Georgetown University Law Center on the Paul Connolly Memorial Full-Tuition Scholarship and received his Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude and Order of the Coif in 1995.[1] While at NNU, he was a member of the varsity soccer team (Academic All-American 2 years) and track team, and he served as Chief Justice of the Student Judicial Council.[2] At Georgetown Law he was an editor of The Tax Lawyer and was selected to one of the traveling trial teams.[2]


After law school, he was admitted to the bars of the State of Maryland (1995) and Washington, D.C. (1996) He joined the Washington, D.C. office of Arter & Hadden, with a focus on civil appellate and intellectual property law. In 1997, McKenzie returned to Idaho and was admitted to the bar of the State of Idaho. He worked as a trial attorney in the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office before joining the law firm of Stoel Rives, LLP with a civil litigation practice.[2]

McKenzie owns the law firm McKenzie Law Offices, PLLC, located in Boise, Idaho since 2006.[3]

Idaho Senate[edit]



State Affairs – Chair

Local Government and Taxation

Economic Outlook and Revenue Assessment


State Affairs – Chair

Local Government and Taxation


State Affairs – Chair

Local Government and Taxation

Judiciary and Rules


State Affairs

Local Government and Taxation


McKenzie did not seek re-election to the Idaho State Senate in 2016. Instead, McKenzie ran for a seat on the Idaho Supreme Court in 2016.[4] He was one of the top two finishers during the May 17 election receiving 41,348 of the votes (27.7%).[5] He advanced to a November 8 runoff against attorney Robyn Brody. McKenzie was defeated, earning 256,719 of the vote (46.2%).[6]

District 13 of the Idaho Senate from 2012–2016.

District 12 of the Idaho Senate from 2002–2012.


  1. ^ "Sen. Curt McKenzie – Idaho State Legislature". Retrieved 2017-04-21.
  2. ^ a b c "McKenzie for Idaho". Retrieved 2017-04-21.
  3. ^ "McKenzie Law Parole Criminal Defense". McKenzie Law Offices. Retrieved 2017-04-21.
  4. ^, By IDAHO PRESS-TRIBUNE STAFF. "Nampa senator announces candidacy for Idaho Supreme Court". Idaho Press-Tribune. Retrieved 2017-04-21.
  5. ^ "Statewide Totals". Retrieved 2017-04-21.
  6. ^ "Statewide Totals". Retrieved 2017-04-21.

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