Elaine Smith (Idaho politician)

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Elaine Smith
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from District 29 Seat B
Assumed office
December 1, 2012
Preceded byJim Guthrie
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from District 30 Seat B
In office
December 1, 2002 – December 1, 2012
Preceded byThomas Loertscher
Succeeded byWendy Horman
Personal details
BornGooding, Idaho
NationalityAmerican
Political partyDemocratic
ResidencePocatello, Idaho
Alma materIdaho State University
Websiteelainesmith4house.com

Elaine Smith (born in Gooding, Idaho)[1] is a Democratic Idaho State Representative representing District 30 in the B seat since 2012.[2] She previously represented District 30 Seat B from 2002-2012. She is the House Minority Caucus Chair.

Early life and career[edit]

Smith graduated from Meridian High School and earned her bachelor's degree in education-history from Idaho State University.[3]

Elections[edit]

House of Representatives District 29 Seat B[edit]

2016

Smith was unopposed for the Democratic primary[4] and the general election.[5]

2014

Was unopposed for the Democratic primary.[6]

She defeated Terrel "Ned" Tovey in the general election with 58.9% of the vote.[7]

2012

Redistricted to 29B, Smith was unopposed for the Democratic primary.[8]

She defeated Craig Cooper in the general election with 54.2% of the vote.[9]

House of Representatives District 30 Seat B[edit]

2010

Unopposed for the May 25, 2010, Democratic primary, Smith won with 1,418 votes,[10] and won the November 2, 2010, general election with 4,900 votes (53.0%) against Dave Bowen (R).[11]

2008

Unopposed for the May 27, 2008, Democratic primary, Smith won with 1,500 votes,[12] and won the November 4, 2008, general election with 8,414 votes (56.9%) against Chris Stevens (R).[13]

2006

Unopposed for the May 23, 2006, Democratic primary, Smith won with 1,389 votes,[14] and won the three-party November 7, 2006, general election with 6,495 votes (6206%) against Republican nominee Joshua Thompson and Vegors, running as the United Party nominee.[15]

2004

Unopposed for the May 25, 2004, Democratic primary, Smith won with 1,379 votes,[16] and won the three-party November 2, 2004, general election with 8,375 votes (52.7%) against Paul Yochum (R) and Vegors (NL).[17]

2002

When District 30 B seat Republican Representative Thomas Loertscher was re-districted to District 31, Smith was unopposed for the May 28, 2002, Democratic primary, winning with 2,078 votes,[18] and won the three-party November 5, 2002, general election with 5,947 votes (53.3%) against Republican nominee Farhana Hibbert and Natural Law Party nominee Ann Vegors.[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "House Membership: Elaine Smith". Boise, Idaho: Idaho Legislature. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Representative Elaine Smith's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved July 16, 2012.
  3. ^ "Biography". elainesmith4house.com. Retrieved 2017-04-30.
  4. ^ "Legislative Totals". sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-04-30.
  5. ^ "Legislative Totals". sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-04-30.
  6. ^ "Legislative Totals". sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-04-30.
  7. ^ "Legislative Totals". sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-04-30.
  8. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 15, 2012 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on November 19, 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012.
  9. ^ "2012 General Results Legislative". sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-04-30.
  10. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 25, 2010 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 22, 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012.
  11. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 2, 2010 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012.
  12. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 27, 2008 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012.
  13. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 4, 2008 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on June 16, 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012.
  14. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 23, 2006 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012.
  15. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 7, 2006 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012.
  16. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 25, 2004 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012.
  17. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 2, 2004 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012.
  18. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "May 28, 2002 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012.
  19. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "November 5, 2002 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2012.

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