John Rusche

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John Rusche
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from District 6 Seat B
In office
December 1, 2012 – December 1, 2016
Preceded byShirley Ringo
Succeeded byMike Kingsley
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from District 7 Seat B
In office
December 1, 2004 – December 1, 2012
Preceded byMike Naccarato
Succeeded byPaul Shepherd
Personal details
Born (1950-12-03) December 3, 1950 (age 68)
Waukesha, Wisconsin
NationalityAmerican
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceLewiston, Idaho
Alma materUniversity of Notre Dame
Washington University School of Medicine
Websiteruscheforidaho.com

John M. Rusche (born December 3, 1950 in Waukesha, Wisconsin)[1] was a Democratic Idaho State Representative representing District 6 in the B seat from 2012 to 2016.[2] Rusche served in the District 6 B seat from 2004 to 2012. Rusche served as the minority leader from 2008 to 2016.

Education[edit]

Rusche graduated from Aquinas High School, La Crosse, Wisconsin, in 1969. He earned his BS in chemical engineering from the University of Notre Dame, and MD from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.[3]

Elections[edit]

District 7B

2016

Rusche was unopposed for the May 17, 2016 Democratic Primary.[4] Rusche lost to Mike Kingsley by 3,130 votes.[5]

Rusche supported Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Party presidential primaries, 2016.[6]

2014

Rusche was unopposed for the May 20, 2014 Democratic Primary.[7] Rusche won against Mike Kingsley by 48 votes.[8]

2012

Rusche was redistricted to District 6, and with Democratic Representative Shirley Ringo redistricted to District 5, Rusche was unopposed for the May 15, 2012 Democratic Primary, and won with 984 votes,[9] and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 9,531 votes (52.3%) against Republican nominee Daniel Santiago.[10]

District 6B

2010

Rusche was unopposed for the May 25, 2010 Democratic Primary, and won with 1,552 votes,[11] and was unopposed for the November 2, 2010 General Election, winning with 9,499 votes.[12]

2008

Rusche was unopposed for the May 27, 2008 Democratic Primary, and won with 1,516 votes,[13] and won the November 4, 2008 General Election, winning with 13,608 votes against a write-in candidate, who received none.[14]

2006

Rusche was unopposed for the May 23, 2006 Democratic Primary, and won with 1,256 votes,[15] and was unopposed for the November 7, 2006 General Election, winning with 9,824 votes.[16]

2004

When Democratic Representative Mike Naccarato ran for the District 7 senate seat leaving the B seat open, Rusche was unopposed for the May 25, 2004 Democratic Primary, and won with 1,998 votes,[17] and won the November 2, 2004 General Election with 8,850 votes (50.9%) against Republican nominee Charlie Pottenger.[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "House Membership: John Rusche". Boise, Idaho: Idaho Legislature. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
  2. ^ "Representative John Rusche's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
  3. ^ Idaho Legislature-Rep. John Rusche
  4. ^ "Legislative Totals". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-04-03.
  5. ^ "Legislative Totals". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-04-03.
  6. ^ Contributor, Chuck Malloy, Idaho Politics Weekly. "Bernie Fever in Idaho Leaves Opening for Republicans". idahopoliticsweekly.com. Retrieved 2017-04-03.
  7. ^ "Legislative Totals". www.sos.idaho.gov. Archived from the original on 2014-11-08. Retrieved 2017-04-03.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-12-20. Retrieved 2017-01-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 15, 2012 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on November 19, 2012. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
  10. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 6, 2012 Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on June 15, 2016. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
  11. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 25, 2010 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 22, 2012. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
  12. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 2, 2010 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
  13. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 27, 2008 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
  14. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 4, 2008 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on June 16, 2012. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
  15. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 23, 2006 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
  16. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 7, 2006 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
  17. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 25, 2004 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
  18. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 2, 2004 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved October 23, 2013.

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