Idaho House of Representatives

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Idaho House of Representatives
Idaho State Legislature
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Term limits
None
History
New session started
January 11, 2021[1]
Leadership
Scott Bedke (R)
since December 6, 2012
Majority Leader
Mike Moyle (R)
since December 7, 2006
Minority Leader
Ilana Rubel (D)
since December 10, 2019
Structure
Seats70
Idaho State House 2019-2021.svg
Political groups
Majority
  •   Republican (58)

Minority

Length of term
2 years
AuthorityArticle IV, Idaho Constitution
Salary$16,116/year + per diem
Elections
Last election
November 3, 2020
(70 seats)
Next election
November 8, 2022
(70 seats)
RedistrictingIdaho Redistricting Commission
Meeting place
House of Representatives Chamber
Idaho State Capitol
Boise, Idaho
Website
Idaho House of Representatives
Chamber of the House of Representatives in 2018

The Idaho House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the Idaho State Legislature. It consists of 70 representatives elected to two-year terms. The state is divided into 35 districts, each of which elects two representatives to separate seats.[2] It meets at the Idaho State Capitol in Boise, Idaho, in the State Capitol Building.[3]

Idaho House

Composition of the House[edit]

The Idaho House of Representatives has been continuously controlled by the Republican Party since the late 1950s, usually by a wide margin. Democrats picked up six seats in the 2006 elections. In the 2010 elections Republicans won back many of those seats, gaining five. In the 2012 elections, the first election after redistricting in 2011, Democrats gained two seats in Ada County, but Republicans offset those gains by winning a seat in Bannock County and a seat in the district representing the Democratic stronghold Blaine County. In 2014, two Republican incumbents representing swing districts in North Central Idaho lost re-election, but picked up one seat previously held by a Democrat in the same region for net loss for Republicans of one seat.

Affiliation Party
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total
Republican Democratic Vacant
63rd Legislature (2015–16) 56 14 70 0
64th Legislature (2017–18) 59 11 70 0
65th Legislature (2019–20) 56 14 70 0
Beginning of 66th Legislature (2021) 58 12 70 0
Latest voting share 83% 17%

Leadership in the 65th Legislature[edit]

Position Name Party District
Speaker Scott Bedke Republican 27
Majority Leader Mike Moyle Republican 14
Assistant Majority Leader Jason Monks Republican 13
Majority Caucus Chair Megan Blanksma Republican 22
Minority Leader Illana Rubel Democratic 18
Assistant Minority Leader John McCrostie Democratic 16
Minority Caucus Chair Elaine Smith Democratic 29

Members of the Idaho House of Representatives[edit]

District Seat Representative Party Residence Counties Term Took Office
1 A Heather Scott Republican Blanchard Boundary, Part of Bonner 4th 2014
B Sage Dixon Sandpoint 4th 2014
2 A Vito Barbieri Republican Dalton Gardens Part of Kootenai 6th 2010
B Doug Okuniewicz Hayden 1st 2020
3 A Ron Mendive Republican Coeur d'Alene Part of Kootenai 5th 2012
B Tony Wisniewski Post Falls 2nd 2018
4 A Jim Addis Republican Coeur d'Alene Part of Kootenai 2nd 2018
B Paul Amador Coeur d'Alene 3rd 2016
5 A Brandon Mitchell Republican Moscow 1st 2020
B Caroline Nilsson Troy Genesee 4th 2014
6 A Lori McCann Republican Lewiston Lewis, Nez Perce 1st 2021
B Mike Kingsley Republican Lewiston Lewis, Nez Perce 3rd 2016
7 A Priscilla Giddings Republican White Bird Clearwater, Idaho, Shoshone,

Part of Bonner

3rd 2016
B Charlie Shepherd Pollock 1st 2020
8 A Terry Gestrin Republican Donnelly Boise, Custer, Gem, Lemhi, Valley 5th 2012
B Dorothy Moon Stanley 3rd 2016
9 A Ryan Kerby Republican New Plymouth Adams, Payette, Washington,

Part of Canyon

4th 2014
B Judy Boyle Midvale 7th 2008
10 A Julie Yamamoto Republican Caldwell 1st 2020
B Gregory Chaney Caldwell 4th 2014
11 A Scott Syme Republican Wilder Part of Canyon 3rd 2016
B Tammy Nichols Caldwell 2nd 2018
12 A Bruce Skaug Republican Nampa Part of Canyon 1st 2020
B Rick Youngblood Nampa 5th 2012
13 A Brent Crane Republican Nampa Part of Canyon 8th 2006
B Ben Adams Nampa 1st 2020
14 A Mike Moyle Republican Star Part of Ada 12th 1998
B Gayann DeMordaunt Eagle 3rd 2016
15 A Steve Berch Democratic Boise Part of Ada 2nd 2018
B Codi Galloway Republican Boise 1st 2020
16 A John McCrostie Democratic Garden City Part of Ada 4th 2014
B Colin Nash Boise 1st 2020
17 A John Gannon Democratic Boise Part of Ada 5th 2012
B Sue Chew Boise 8th 2006
18 A Ilana Rubel Democratic Boise Part of Ada 4th 2012
B Brooke Green Boise 2nd 2018
19 A Lauren Necochea Democratic Boise Part of Ada 2nd 2019
B Chris Mathias Boise 1st 2020
20 A Joe Palmer Republican Meridian Part of Ada 7th 2008
B James Holtzclaw Meridian 5th 2012
21 A Steven Harris Republican Meridian Part of Ada 5th 2013
B Greg Ferch Boise 1st 2020
22 A John Vander Woude Republican Meridian Part of Ada 6th 2010
B Jason Monks Meridian 5th 2012
23 A Matthew Bundy Republican Mountain Home 1st 2020
B Megan Blanksma Hammett 3rd 2016
24 A Lance Clow Republican Twin Falls Part of Twin Falls 5th 2012
B Linda Wright Hartgen Twin Falls 2nd 2018
25 A Laurie Lickley Republican Jerome Jerome, Part of Twin Falls 2nd 2018
B Clark Kauffman Filer 5th 2012
26 A Marianna Davis Democratic Hailey Blaine, Camas, Gooding, Lincoln 2nd 2018
B Sally Toone Gooding 3rd 2016
27 A Scott Bedke Republican Oakley Cassia, Minidoka 11th 2000
B Fred Wood Burley 8th 2006
28 A Randy Armstrong Republican Inkom Power, Part of Bannock 3rd 2016
B Kevin Andrus Lava Hot Springs 2nd 2018
29 A Dustin Manwaring Republican Pocatello 1st 2020
B James Ruchti Democratic Pocatello 1st 2020
30 A Gary Marshall Republican Idaho Falls Part of Bonneville 2nd 2018
B Wendy Horman Idaho Falls 5th 2012
31 A David Cannon Republican Blackfoot 1st 2020
B Julianne Young Blackfoot 2nd 2018
32 A Marc Gibbs Republican Grace Bear Lake, Caribou, Franklin,

Oneida,Teton, Part of Bonneville

7th 2008
B Chad Christensen Idaho Falls 2nd 2018
33 A Barbara Ehardt Republican Idaho Falls Part of Bonneville 3rd 2017
B Marco Erickson Idaho Falls 1st 2020
34 A Jon Weber Republican Rexburg 1st 2020
B Ron Nate Rexburg 1st 2020
35 A Karey Hanks Republican St. Anthony 1st 2020
B Rod Furniss Rigby 2nd 2018

Past composition of the House of Representatives[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2021 Idaho legislative session".
  2. ^ "Constitution of the State of Idaho". sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved February 2, 2018.
  3. ^ "Idaho House of Representatives". Ballotpedia. Retrieved November 3, 2019.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 43°37′04″N 116°11′59″W / 43.61778°N 116.19972°W / 43.61778; -116.19972