Jim Guthrie (politician)

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Jim Guthrie
Member of the Idaho Senate
from District 28
Assumed office
December 1, 2012
Preceded bySteve Bair
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from District 29 Seat B
In office
December 1, 2010 – December 1, 2012
Preceded byJames D. Ruchti
Succeeded byElaine Smith
Personal details
Born (1955-07-13) July 13, 1955 (age 64)
Pocatello, Idaho
NationalityAmerican
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Barbara Nov. 13, 1976 to July 2016
Websitejimguthrie.us

Jim Guthrie (born July 13, 1955 in Pocatello, Idaho) is a Republican Idaho Senate member since 2012 representing District 28. He previously served in the Idaho House of Representatives from 2010 to 2012 for District 29 Seat B.

Early life and career[edit]

Guthrie graduated from Marsh Valley High School. He was a Bannock County Commissioner from 2001 until 2007.

Elections[edit]

Idaho Senate District 28

2016

Guthrie was unopposed in the Republican primary.[1]

Guthrie defeated Mike Saville in the general election with 61.6 % of the vote.[2]

2014

Guthrie was unopposed in the Republican primary[3] and general election.[4]

2012

Redistricted to District 28, Guthrie chose to run for its open senate seat.

He won the Republican primary with 65.3% of the vote against W. Rusty Barlow.[5]

Guthrie defeated Democratic nominee Dave Finkelnburg in the general election with 66.1% of the vote to succeed Republican Senator Steve Bair, who was redistricted to District 31.[6]

2006

When Democratic Senator Bert Marley left the District 29 seat open for a run as Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Guthrie ran unopposed in the Republican primary.[7]

Guthrie lost the general election by 370 votes to Democrat Diane Bilyeu.[8]

Idaho House of Representatives District 29 Seat B

2010

With Democratic Representative James D. Ruchti vacating the District 29 B seat, Guthrie ran unopposed in the Republican primary.[9]

Guthrie won general election with 59.8% of the vote against Greg Anderson.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Legislative Totals". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-06-06.
  2. ^ "Legislative Totals". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-06-06.
  3. ^ "Legislative Totals". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-06-06.
  4. ^ "Legislative Totals". www.sos.idaho.gov. Archived from the original on 2016-12-20. Retrieved 2017-06-06.
  5. ^ "2012 Primary Results legislative". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-06-06.
  6. ^ "2012 General Results Legislative". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-06-06.
  7. ^ "2006 Primary Results legislative". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-06-06.
  8. ^ "2006 General Results legislative". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-06-06.
  9. ^ "2010 Primary Results legislative". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-06-06.
  10. ^ "2010 General Results legislative". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-06-06.