Dennis Lake

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Dennis Lake
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from the 28A district
Incumbent
Assumed office
2003
Preceded by Max Mortenson
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from the 31A district
In office
1997–2002
Preceded by Allen Larson
Succeeded by Larry Bradford
Personal details
Born (1937-10-05) October 5, 1937 (age 76)
Rigby, Idaho
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Blackfoot, Idaho
Alma mater Brigham Young University
Profession Rancher
Religion LDS (Mormon)[1][2]

Dennis M. Lake (born October 5, 1937 in Rigby, Idaho)[1] is a Republican Idaho State Representative since 2003 representing District 28 in the A seat.[2] Lake served consecutively in the Idaho House of Representatives from 1997 until 2002 when the seat was in District 31. Lake announced February 27, 2012, that he was retiring from the legislature.[3]

Education[edit]

Lake graduated from Rigby High School and earned his bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University.

Elections[edit]

  • 1996 When Republican Representative Allen Larson left the District 31 A seat open, Lake was unopposed for the May 28, 1996, Republican primary, winning with 4,663 votes,[4] and won the November 5, 1996, general election with 4,663 votes (53.5%) against Democratic nominee Israel Merrill.[5]
  • 1998 Unopposed for the May 26, 1998, Republican primary, Lake won with 4,595 votes,[6] and won the November 3, 1998, general election with 6,505 votes (66.6%) against Sam Collet (D).[7]
  • 2000 Lake won the May 23, 2000, Republican primary with 3,375 votes (59.9%) against Janet Aikele,[8] and was unopposed for the November 7, 2000, general election, winning with 9,083 votes.[9]
  • 2002 Redistricted to District 28, and with Representative Max Mortenson re-districted to District 34, Lake was unopposed for the May 28, 2002, Republican primary, winning with 4,586 votes,[10] and won the November 5, 2002, general election with 6,651 votes (59.0%) against Beverly Beach (D).[11]
  • 2004 Unopposed for the May 25, 2004, Republican primary, Lake won with 4,799 votes; Beach was unopposed for the Democratic primary,[12] setting up a rematch. Lake won the November 2, 2004, general election with 8,472 votes (55.3%) against Beach.[13]
  • 2006 Unopposed for the May 23, 2006, Republican primary, Lake won with 3,776 votes; Beach qualified for the general election ballot as a write-in candidate,[14] setting up their third contest. Lake won the November 7, 2006, general election with 6,578 votes (55.39%) against Beach.[15]
  • 2008 Unopposed for the May 27, 2008, Republican primary, Lake won with 4,204 votes,[16] and was unopposed for the November 4, 2008, general election, winning with 11,379 votes.[17]
  • 2010 Unopposed for the May 25, 2010, Republican primary, Lake won with 4,868 votes,[18] and won the November 2, 2010, general election with 7,487 votes (68.7%) against Marlene Shurtz (D).[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "House Membership: Dennis M. Lake". Boise, Idaho: Idaho Legislature. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Representative Dennis M. Lake's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Dennis Lake, House Revenue and Tax panel chairman, to retire". Idaho State Journal. Associated Press. February 27, 2012. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  4. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T.. "Idaho Primary Election May 28, 1996". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  5. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "Idaho General Election Results November 5, 1996". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  6. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "Idaho Primary Election Results May 26, 1998". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  7. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "Idaho General Election Results November 3, 1998". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  8. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "May 23, 2000 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  9. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "November 7, 2000 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  10. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "May 28, 2002 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  11. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "November 5, 2002 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  12. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 25, 2004 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  13. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 2, 2004 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  14. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 23, 2006 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  15. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 7, 2006 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  16. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 27, 2008 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  17. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 4, 2008 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  18. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 25, 2010 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  19. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 2, 2010 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 

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