John Vander Woude

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John Vander Woude
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from District 22 Position A
Assumed office
December 1, 2012
Preceded byRich Wills
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from District 21 Position A
In office
December 1, 2006 – December 1, 2008
Preceded byBill Sali
Succeeded byRich Jarvis
In office
December 1, 2010 – December 1, 2012
Preceded byRich Jarvis
Succeeded bySteven Harris
Personal details
BornParamount, California
NationalityAmerican
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceNampa, Idaho
ProfessionDairy farmer
Websitevanderwoudeforidaho.com
Military service
Branch/serviceUnited States Army
Years of service1968-1970

John Vander Woude (born in Paramount, California )[1] is a Republican Idaho State Representative since 2012 representing District 22 in the A seat.[2] He has been House Majority Caucus leader since 2013

He previously served in Idaho House of Representatives in District 21 seat A between 2006 and 2008.

Vander Woude's daughter, Lori Den Hartog, also a Republican, is currently serving in the Idaho Senate. This marked the first time a father and daughter have served together in the Idaho legislature.[3]

Early life and career[edit]

Vander Woude graduated high school and served in the United States Army from 1968 until 1970, and worked as a dairy farmer until he retired.

Elections[edit]

Idaho House of Representatives District 22 Seat A[edit]

2016

Vander Woude was unopposed in the primary election[4] and the general election.[5]

2014

Vander Woude was unopposed in the primary election[6] and the general election.[7]

2012

Vander Woude was unopposed in the primary election [8] and the general election.[9]

Idaho House of Representatives District 21 Seat A[edit]

2010[edit]

Vander Woude won the May 25, 2010, Republican primary with 2,740 votes (47.7%) in a three-way race against incumbent Representative Rich Jarvis and Michael D. Roy.[10] He won the November 2, 2010, general election with 13,361 votes (71.1%) against Sharon L. Fisher (D).[11]

2008[edit]

Vander Woude lost the May 27, 2008, Republican primary to challenger Rich Jarvis by 65 votes.[12] Jarvis won the November 4, 2008, general election with 16,798 votes (64.0%) against Sharon L. Fisher (D).[13]

2006[edit]

With the decision of 21A Representative Bill Sali to instead run for the Idaho's 1st congressional district for the U.S. House of Representatives, Vander Woude won the open seat's four-way May 23, 2006, Republican primary with 1,640 votes (38.9%);[14] he was unopposed in the November 7, 2006, general election and won with 13,635 votes.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "House Membership: John Vander Woude". Boise, Idaho: Idaho Legislature. Retrieved July 4, 2012.
  2. ^ "Representative John Vander Woude's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved July 4, 2012.
  3. ^ Holmes, Brian (March 16, 2016). "Daughter carries on legislative legacy". 7 KTVB.com. Retrieved November 1, 2016.
  4. ^ "Legislative Totals". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-05-10.
  5. ^ "Legislative Totals". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-05-10.
  6. ^ "Legislative Totals". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-05-10.
  7. ^ "Legislative Totals". www.sos.idaho.gov. Archived from the original on 2016-12-20. Retrieved 2017-05-10.
  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 4, 2012.
  9. ^ "2012 General Results Legislative". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved 2017-05-10.
  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 4, 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 4, 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 October 29, 2019.
  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 4, 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 4, 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 4, 2012.

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