Dan Schmidt

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Dan Schmidt
Member of the Idaho Senate
from District 5
In office
December 1, 2012 – December 1, 2016
Preceded byJim Hammond
Succeeded byDan Foreman
Member of the Idaho Senate
from District 6
In office
December 1, 2010 – December 1, 2012
Preceded byGary Schroeder
Succeeded byDan Johnson
Personal details
Born (1954-08-03) August 3, 1954 (age 65)
Salem, Oregon
NationalityAmerican
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceMoscow, Idaho
Alma materUniversity of Washington
ProfessionDoctor

Dan J. Schmidt (born August 3, 1954 in Salem, Oregon)[1] was a Democratic Idaho State Senator from 2012 to 2016 representing the 5th District. Schmidt previously served the 6th District in the Idaho Senate from 2010 to 2012.

Education and career[edit]

Schmidt attended the University of Washington, where he earned his medical degree. He later served over ten years as the Latah County Coroner.


Elections[edit]

District 6 - Latah County
Year Candidate Votes Pct Candidate Votes Pct
2010 Primary[2] Dan Schmidt 1,234 100%
2010 General[3] Dan Schmidt 6,551 53.3% Gresham Bouma 5,741 46.7%
District 5 - Latah and Benewah Counties
Year Candidate Votes Pct Candidate Votes Pct
2012 Primary[4] Dan Schmidt (incumbent) 1,219 100%
2012 General[5] Dan Schmidt (incumbent) 10,340 51.0% Gresham Bouma 9,936 49.0%
2014 Primary[6] Dan Schmidt (incumbent) 1,460 100%
2014 General[7] Dan Schmidt (incumbent) 7,421 52.3% John Carlson 6,769 47.7%
2016 Primary[8] Dan Schmidt (incumbent) 1,458 100%
2016 General[9] Dan Schmidt (incumbent) 10,939 49.2% Dan Foreman 11,275 50.8%

He is seen has a potential Idaho Democratic Party candidate for governor in Idaho gubernatorial election, 2018.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Senate Membership: Dan J. Schmidt". Boise, Idaho: Idaho Legislature. Archived from the original on October 28, 2016. Retrieved July 3, 2012.
  2. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 25, 2010 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved May 20, 2016.
  3. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 2, 2010 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved May 20, 2016.
  4. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 15, 2012 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved May 20, 2016.
  5. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 6, 2012 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved May 20, 2016.
  6. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 20, 2014 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on November 8, 2014. Retrieved May 20, 2016.
  7. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 4, 2014 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on December 20, 2016. Retrieved May 20, 2016.
  8. ^ Denney, Lawerence. "May 17, 2016 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on December 20, 2016. Retrieved January 10, 2017.
  9. ^ Denney, Lawerence. "Nov 8, 2016 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on December 21, 2016. Retrieved January 10, 2017.
  10. ^ Carlson, Chris. "Conventional wisdom and history". Idaho State Journal. Retrieved 2017-10-03.

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