Max Black (politician)

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Max Black
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from District 15 Seat B
In office
December 1, 1992 – December 1, 2012
Preceded by Phil Childers
Succeeded by Mark Patterson
Personal details
Born (1936-07-02) July 2, 1936 (age 81)
Delta, Utah
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Boise, Idaho
Alma mater University of Utah
Profession Insurance agent

Max C. Black (born July 2, 1936 in Delta, Utah)[1] is a Republican Idaho State Representative representing District 15 in the B seat[2] from 1993 to 2012.

Education[edit]

Black graduated from Delta High School and earned his bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Utah.

Elections[edit]

2010

Black won the May 25, 2010, Republican primary with 2,007 votes (58.3%) against Mark Patterson, with no Democratic primary,[3] and Gardner again as the Libertarian nominee. Black won the November 2, 2010, general election with 8,188 votes (78.7%) against Gardner in their final contest together ––their third head-to-head and their sixth overall.[4]

2008

Unopposed for the May 27, 2008, Republican primary, Black won with 2,118 votes; Greg Funk won the Democratic primary unopposed,[5] and Gardner again qualified as the Libertarian candidate, for their fifth contest together. Black won the three-way November 4, 2008, general election with 8,963 votes (54.3%) against Funk and Gardner.[6]

2006

Unopposed for the May 23, 2006, Republican primary, Black won with 3,247 votes,[7] again with no Democratic candidate and again with Gardner as the Libertarian nominee for their fourth match and second head-to-head contest. Black won the November 7, 2006, general election with 8,622 votes (73.51%) against Gardner.[8]

2004

Black won the May 25, 2004, Republican primary with 1,123 votes (51.61%) against Lynn Luker;[9] no Democratic candidate ran, and Gardner again qualified as the Libertarian candidate, setting up a head-to-head match for their third contest. Black won the November 2, 2004, general election with 11,764 votes (77.1%) against Gardner.[10] Luker would go on to win the District 15 A seat in 2006, serving together until 2012.

2002

Black won the May 28, 2002, Republican primary with 2,386 votes (53.5%) against Jack Friesz; Waddell and Gardner won their primaries,[11] setting up a rematch. Black won the three-party November 5, 2002, general election with 6,353 votes (53.2%) against Waddell and Gardner.[12]

2000

Unopposed for the May 23, 2000, Republican primary, Black won with 4,618 votes,[13] and won the three-party November 7, 2000, general election with 9,984 votes (63.2%) against Kathy Waddell (D) and Libertarian nominee Marvin Gardner.[14]

1998

Unopposed for the May 26, 1998, Republican primary, Black won with 2,937 votes,[15] and was unopposed for the November 3, 1998, general election, winning with 10,542 votes.[16]

1996

Black won the May 28, 1996, Republican primary with 2,092 votes (61%) against Dan Westmark,[17] and won the November 5, 1996, general election with 10,396 votes (67.6%) against Debi Gier (D).[18]

1994

Unopposed for the May 24, 1994, Republican primary, Black won with 4,383 votes,[19] and was unopposed for the November 8, 1994, general election, winning with 11,021 votes.[20]

1992

When Republican Representative Phil Childers left the District 15 B seat open for his successful run for the district's senate seat, Black won the Republican primary against John Hart, and won the November 3, 1992, general election against Democratic nominee Kaye Knight.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "House Membership: Max C. Black". Boise, Idaho: Idaho Legislature. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Representative Max C. Black's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  3. ^ 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 23, 2012. 
  4. ^ 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 23, 2012. 
  5. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 27, 2008 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  6. ^ 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 23, 2012. 
  7. ^ 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 23, 2012. 
  8. ^ 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 23, 2012. 
  9. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 25, 2004 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  10. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 2, 2004 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  11. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "May 28, 2002 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  12. ^ 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 July 23, 2012. 
  13. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "May 23, 2000 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  14. ^ 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 July 23, 2012. 
  15. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "Idaho Primary Election Results May 26, 1998". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  16. ^ 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 July 23, 2012. 
  17. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "Idaho Primary Election May 28, 1996". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  18. ^ 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 July 23, 2012. 
  19. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "Idaho Primary Election Results May 24, 1994". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  20. ^ 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 July 23, 2012. 

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