Lynn Luker

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Lynn M. Luker
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from District 15 Seat A
Assumed office
December 1, 2006
Preceded by Steve Smylie
Personal details
Born (1953-08-20) August 20, 1953 (age 64)
Idaho Falls, Idaho
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Helen
Children 8
Residence Boise, Idaho
Alma mater University of California, Berkeley
University of Idaho College of Law
Profession Attorney
Website voteluker.com

Lynn M. Luker (born August 20, 1953)[citation needed] is an American politician serving as a Republican Idaho State Representative since 2006 representing District 15 in the A seat.[2]

Early life, education, and career[edit]

Luker was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho and graduated from Lompoc High School.[1] He earned his bachelor's degree in political science from University of California, Berkeley and earned his law degree from University of Idaho College of Law.[citation needed]

Idaho House of Representatives[edit]

In 2004, Luker challenged 12-year incumbent Representative Max Black in the Republican primary, losing by 70 votes. Two years later, Representative Steve Smylie sought the Republican nomination for Superintendent of Public Instruction rather than seek reelection. Luker ran for the seat Smylie was vacating and won the Republican nomination in a three-way primary and the general election.

Committee assignments[edit]

  • Judiciary, Rules and Administration Committee (chairman)
  • Local Government Committee
  • State Affairs Committee

Luker previously served on the Health and Welfare Committee from 2006-2010 and as chairman of the Local Government Committee from 2014-2016.

Elections[edit]

District 15 House Seat B - Part of Ada County
Year Candidate Votes Pct Candidate Votes Pct
2004 Primary[3] Lynn Luker 1,053 48.4% Max Black (incumbent) 1,123 51.6%
District 15 House Seat A - Part of Ada County
Year Candidate Votes Pct Candidate Votes Pct Candidate Votes Pct Candidate Votes Pct
2006 Primary[4] Lynn Luker 1,793 53.2% Bob Jacobson 913 27.1% Jeremy Olson 662 19.7%
2006 General[5] Lynn Luker 6,811 55.2% Jerry Peterson 5,524 44.8%
2008 Primary[6] Lynn Luker (incumbent) 2,118 100%
2008 General[7] Lynn Luker (incumbent) 12,857 100%
2010 Primary[8] Lynn Luker (incumbent) 2,237 68.9% Jen Stanko 1,008 31.1%
2010 General[9] Lynn Luker (incumbent) 6,401 56.0% Brenda Lovell 4,280 37.5% James Tucker 448 3.9% Randy Williamson 299 2.6%
2012 Primary[10] Lynn Luker (incumbent) 2,399 100%
2012 General[11] Lynn Luker (incumbent) 10,602 59.0% Richard Keller 7,379 41.0%
2014 Primary[12] Lynn Luker (incumbent) 2,829 100%
2014 General[13] Lynn Luker (incumbent) 6,615 51.6% Steve Berch 6,199 48.4%
2016 Primary[14] Lynn Luker (incumbent) 2,134 100%
2016 General[15] Lynn Luker (incumbent) 9,663 50.8% Steve Berch 9,370 49.2%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "House Membership: Lynn M. Luker". Boise, Idaho: Idaho Legislature. Retrieved July 9, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Representative Lynn M. Luker's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved July 9, 2012. 
  3. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 25, 2004 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved February 26, 2017. 
  4. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 23, 2006 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved February 26, 2017. 
  5. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 7, 2006 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved February 26, 2017. 
  6. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 27, 2008 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved February 26, 2017. 
  7. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 4, 2008 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on June 16, 2012. Retrieved February 26, 2017. 
  8. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 25, 2010 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 22, 2012. Retrieved February 26, 2017. 
  9. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 2, 2010 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved February 26, 2017. 
  10. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 15, 2012 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on November 19, 2012. Retrieved February 26, 2017. 
  11. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 6, 2012 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on June 15, 2016. Retrieved February 26, 2017. 
  12. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 20, 2014 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on November 8, 2014. Retrieved February 26, 2017. 
  13. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 4, 2014 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on December 20, 2016. Retrieved February 26, 2017. 
  14. ^ Denney, Lawerence. "May 17, 2016 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on December 20, 2016. Retrieved February 26, 2017. 
  15. ^ Denney, Lawerence. "Nov 8, 2016 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on December 21, 2016. Retrieved February 26, 2017. 

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