Rich Wills

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Richard Wills
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from District 23 Position A
In office
December 1, 2012 – December 1, 2016
Preceded byJames Patrick
Succeeded byChristy Zito
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from District 22 Position A
In office
December 1, 2002 – December 1, 2012
Preceded byCelia Gould
Succeeded byJohn Vander Woude
Personal details
Born (1945-06-18) June 18, 1945 (age 74)
Bassett, Nebraska
NationalityAmerican
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Connie Wills
Children4
ResidenceGlenns Ferry, Idaho
ProfessionElmore County deputy

Richard A. Wills (born June 18, 1945 in Bassett, Nebraska)[1] was a Republican Idaho State Representative since representing District 23 in the A seat from 2012-2016.[2]

Education[edit]

Wills graduated from Nampa High School. He retired from a career as an Idaho state trooper and now serves part-time as an Elmore County deputy.[citation needed]

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Redistricted to 23A, Wills was unopposed for the May 15, 2012, Republican primary, and unopposed for the November 6, 2012 general election after Democratic candidate Jody Bickle withdrew.[3]
  • 2010 Unopposed for the May 25, 2010, Republican primary, Wills won with 3,342 votes,[4] and was unopposed for the November 2, 2010, general election, winning with 6,791 votes.[5]
  • 2008 Unopposed for the May 27, 2008, Republican primary, Wills won with 2,484 votes,[6] and was unopposed after Democratic nominee Donald Jandera withdrew; Wills won the November 4, 2008, general election with 9,550 votes.[7]
  • 2006 Unopposed for the May 23, 2006, Republican primary, Wills won with 2,435 votes,[8] and won the November 7, 2006, general election with 5,047 votes (61.47%) against Karen Schindele (D).[9]
  • 2004 Wills was unopposed for the May 25, 2004, Republican primary, winning with 2,274 votes [see reference quote][10] Wills won the November 2, 2004, general election with 7,627 votes (72.0%) against Bob Works (D).[11]
  • 2002 When Republican Representative Celia R. Gould left the District 22 A seat open to run for Lieutenant Governor of Idaho, Craig McCurry was unopposed for the May 28, 2002, Republican primary.[12] McCurry was replaced by Wills on the ballot for the November 5, 2002, general election and Wills won unopposed with 6,281 votes.[13]



References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "House Membership:". Boise, Idaho: Idaho Legislature. Retrieved July 14, 2012.
  2. ^ "Representative Richard 'Rich' A. Wills's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved July 14, 2012.
  3. ^ 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 14, 2012.
  4. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 25, 2010 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 14, 2012.
  5. ^ 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 14, 2012.
  6. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 27, 2008 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 14, 2012.
  7. ^ 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 14, 2012.
  8. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 23, 2006 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 14, 2012.
  9. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 7, 2006 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 14, 2012.
  10. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 25, 2004 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 14, 2012. listed as 'Rich Willis' in the online version
  11. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 2, 2004 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 14, 2012.
  12. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "May 28, 2002 Primary Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 14, 2012.
  13. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete T. "November 5, 2002 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved July 14, 2012.

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