The Green Papers: Off Year Election 2001

Copyright Idaho
Governor:1(Term Limit: None; 4-year term)
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 2 and 3)
2000 Representatives:2(0.46% of 435)
2002 Representatives:2(0.46% of 435)
1990 Census: 1,006,734(0.40% of 248,765,170)
2000 Census: 1,297,274(0.46% of 281,998,273)
Registered Voters (Nov 98):661,433
Estimated Voting age population (Jan 98):888,000 
Tuesday, November 6, 2001 Polls Close: 8 PM MST (0300 UTC) and 8 PM PST (0400 UTC) - A sizable part of IDAHO is in PST but, as the MST section is the much more populated portion of the state, the networks consider that "most of the polls in IDAHO" are closed by 8 pm MST.
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Governor  Term limit: None; 4-year term, Current Governors  

 Republican  Governor Dirk Kempthorne
First elected: 1998
Chair up for election: Tuesday, November 5, 2002.

Senate  6-year term, Current Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 2Republican  Senator Larry E. Craig
First elected: 1990; re-elected: 1996
Seat up for election: Tuesday, November 5, 2002.

Class 3Republican  Senator Mike Crapo
First elected: 1998
Seat up for election: Tuesday, November 2, 2004.

House of Representatives  2 year term, Current House  
Partisan Composition: 2 Republicans

CD 1Republican  Congressman C.L. "Butch" Otter
Seat up for election: Tuesday, November 5, 2002.

CD 2Republican  Congressman Mike Simpson
Seat up for election: Tuesday, November 5, 2002.

Congressional District

Idaho has 44 counties and 2 congressional districts: 43 counties are wholly within a given congressional district; 1 county is divided between both congressional districts.

    UNDIVIDED COUNTIES (wholly within one Congressional District):

  • CD 1: Adams, Benewah, Boise, Bonnier, Boundary, Canyon, Clearwater, Gem, Idaho, Kootenai, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce, Owyhee, Payette, Shoshone, Valley and Washington.
  • CD 2: Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Blaine, Bonneville, Butte, Camas, Caribou, Cassia, Clark, Custer, Elmore, Franklin, Fremont, Gooding, Jefferson, Jerome, Lemhi, Lincoln, Madison, Minidoka, Oneida, Power, Teton and Twin Falls.

DIVIDED COUNTY (split between both Congressional Districts):

  • Ada: CDs 1 and 2