Lenore Hardy Barrett

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Lenore Hardy Barrett
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from District 8 Seat B
In office
December 1, 2012 – December 1, 2014
Preceded byPaul Shepherd
Succeeded byMerrill Beyeler
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from District 35 Seat B
In office
December 1, 2002 – December 1, 2012
Preceded byWayne Kendell
Succeeded byPaul Romrell
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from District 26 Seat B
In office
December 1, 1992 – December 1, 2002
Preceded byMike Simpson
Succeeded byMaxine Bell
Personal details
Born (1934-06-16) June 16, 1934 (age 85)
Newkirk, Oklahoma
NationalityAmerican
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Robert M. Barrett (1912–2010)
ResidenceChallis, Idaho
Alma materOklahoma Baptist University
Professionformer Director, Salmon River Electric

Lenore Hardy Barrett (born June 16, 1934) was a Republican member of the Idaho Legislature. Barrett served in the Idaho House of Representatives from 1992 to 2014.

Education and career[edit]

Barrett graduated from Ponca City High School, Oklahoma, and earned her bachelor's degree from Oklahoma Baptist University in 1956. Barrett was a director of the Salmon River Electric co-operative. Barrett was a Police Commissioner and Challis City Council member from 1984-1989.

Political Career[edit]

Barrett held seat B in District 26 Seat B until 2002, when she was elected to seat B in Idaho House District 35. District 35. Following the 2010 census, she was redistricted into District 8 Seat B where she served until 2014.

Committee assignments[edit]

Barrett was a member of these committees:

  • Local Government (Chair)
  • Resources and Conservation
  • Revenue and Taxation

Elections[edit]

Idaho House of Representatives District 26 Seat B[edit]

1992

1994

Re-elected with 8,913 votes (81.0%) against Donovan Bramwell (L).[1]

1996

Re-elected with 10,088 votes (79.6%) against Donovan Bramwell (L).[2]

1998

Re-elected with 7,772 votes (69.9%) against DelRay Holm (D).[3]

2000

Re-elected with 9,992 votes (76.8%) against Kathy Richmond (D).[4]

Idaho House of Representatives District 35 Seat B[edit]

2002

Redistricted to 35B; re-elected with 11,687 votes.[5]

2004

Re-elected with 14,114 votes (98.8%) against write-in Jon Winegarner (I).[6]

2006

Re-elected with 10,041 votes (72.09%) against Jon Winegarner (D).[7]

2008

Barrett defeated Isaiah Womack in the Republican Primary with 71.3% of the vote.[8]

Barrett was unopposed in the general election.[9]

2010

Barrett defeated Robert E. Cope and Joel M. Lloyd in the Republican primary with 52.5%.[10]

Barrett was unopposed in the general election.[11]

Idaho House of Representatives District 8 Seat B[edit]

2012

Barrett defeated Merrill Beyeler, K. LaVon Dresen and Kenny Keene in the Republican primary with 37.1% of the vote.

Barrett defeated Cindy Phelps (D) in the general election with 63.8% of the vote.

Barrett endorsed Ron Paul in the Republican Party presidential primaries, 2012.[12]

2014

Barrett was defeated for re-election in the Republican primary by Merrill Beyeler, only getting 34.2% of the vote.[13]

Personal life[edit]

Barrett has six children and resides in Challis, Idaho. Her husband Robert died in 2010.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "Idaho General Election Results November 8, 1994". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved June 6, 2012.
  2. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "Idaho General Election Results November 5, 1996". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved June 6, 2012.
  3. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "Idaho General Election Results November 3, 1998". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved June 6, 2012.
  4. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "November 7, 2000 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved June 6, 2012.
  5. ^ 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 June 6, 2012.
  6. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 2, 2004 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved June 6, 2012.
  7. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 7, 2006 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved June 6, 2012.
  8. ^ "2008 Primary Results legislative". www.sos.idaho.gov. Archived from the original on 2012-05-01. Retrieved 2017-05-12.
  9. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 4, 2008 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on June 16, 2012. Retrieved June 6, 2012.
  10. ^ "2010 Primary Results legislative". www.sos.idaho.gov. Archived from the original on 2012-05-22. Retrieved 2017-05-12.
  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 June 6, 2012.
  12. ^ newsroom@idahopress.com, IDAHO PRESS-TRIBUNE STAFF. "Ron Paul campaign returns to Idaho". Idaho Press-Tribune. Retrieved 2017-05-12.
  13. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 20, 2014 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on November 8, 2014. Retrieved June 15, 2014.

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