The Green Papers: Idaho 2022 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
✓ Primary: Tuesday 17 May 2022
General Election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Friday 11 March 2022 - Filing Deadline: Primary/Independent/Third/Minor.
Tuesday 17 May 2022 - Primary. Polling hours 8:00a-8:00p MDT (1400-0200 UTC) / 8:00a-8:00p PDT (1500-0300 UTC). Local option allows polling places to open at 7 AM. A sizable part of IDAHO is in PT but, as the MT 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 MT.
Tuesday 8 November 2022 - General Election. Polling hours 8:00a-8:00p MST (1500-0300 UTC) / 8:00a-8:00p PST (1600-0400 UTC). Local option allows polling places to open at 7 AM. A sizable part of IDAHO is in PT but, as the MT 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 MT.
 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 2 and 3)
Governor:1 
2020 Census:1,841,377 (0.59% of 309,785,186)
2024, 2028 Electoral Votes:4(0.74% of 538)
2022-2030 Representatives:2(0.46% of 435)
2010 Census:1,573,499 (0.51% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electoral Votes:4(0.74% of 538)
2012-2020 Representatives:2(0.46% of 435)
Capital:Boise
 

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Idaho State and Local Government


Independent candidates do not appear on the primary ballot. Constitutional and Libertarian candidates will not appear unless the race is a contested.

Candidates and Election Calendar from the Idaho Secretary of State.

The 17 May 2022 primary was for the Republican, Democratic, Libertarian, and Constitution Parties.


17 May 2022 Primary returns from an official source, results from a media source, results from a media source.

 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 117th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 2 Republican Senator  James E. "Jim" Risch
First elected: 2008; re-elected: 2014, 2020.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Republican     Senator  James E. "Jim" Risch
FEC S8ID00092

Class 3
Seat up for regular election
Republican Senator  Michael D. "Mike" Crapo
First elected: 1998; re-elected: 2004, 2010, 2016.
[also served in U.S. House- elected: 1992, 1994, 1996]
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (5)
  Candidate Democratic     David Jordan Roth
FEC S2ID00178; 27 Apr 22; Tot $14,843; Dsb $10,431
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Michael D. "Mike" Crapo
FEC S8ID00027; 27 Apr 22; Tot $2,954,805; Dsb $1,197,201
  Candidate Constitution     Raymond J. "Ray" Writz
FEC S6ID00104; 31 Mar 22; Tot $0; Dsb $775
  Candidate Libertarian     Idaho Sierra Law
aka Carta Reale Sierra

FEC S2ID00202
  Candidate Independent     Scott "OH" Cleveland
FEC S2ID00145; 31 Mar 22; Tot $39,084; Dsb $14,206

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: None, All Governors

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor  Brad Little
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (5)
  Candidate Democratic     Stephen Heidt
  Candidate Republican     Governor  Brad Little
  Candidate Constitution     Chantyrose Davison
  Candidate Libertarian     White Bird City Council Member Paul Sand
  Candidate Independent     Ammon Bundy

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Elected separately from Governor

Seat up for regular election
Open
Republican Lieutenant Governor  Janice McGeachin
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Open Seat - 17 May 2022: Ran for but did not receive his party's nomination for Governor.
19 May 2021: Announced her candidacy for the Governor's chair in 2022.
 ** Open Office (no incumbent) **
 Candidate list (3)
  Candidate Democratic     Terri Pickens Manweiler
  Candidate Republican     state Representative  Scott Bedke
  Candidate Constitution     Marvin "Pro-Life" Richardson
Filed with Secretary of State as Pro-Life.

117th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2022, 2024. No Term Limit. 117th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
2 Republican (2 Renominated)

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 1
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Russell "Russ" Fulcher
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Kaylee Jade Peterson
FEC H2ID01192
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Russell "Russ" Fulcher
FEC H8ID01124; 27 Apr 22; Tot $339,939; Dsb $221,819
  Candidate Libertarian     Joe Evans
FEC H2ID01176

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 2
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Michael Keith "Mike" Simpson
First elected: 1998
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Wendy Ann Norman
FEC H2ID02216
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Michael Keith "Mike" Simpson
FEC H8ID02064; 27 Apr 22; Tot $1,160,870; Dsb $868,914

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

Seat up for regular election
Open
Republican Secretary of State Lawerence E. Denney
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Open Seat - Retiring
 ** Open Office (no incumbent) **
 Candidate list (2)
  Candidate Democratic     Shawn Keenan
  Candidate Republican     Ada County Clerk  Phil McGrane

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

Seat up for regular election
Lost
Republican Attorney General  Lawrence G. Wasden
First elected: 1994; re-elected: 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Lost Primary / No Longer Running
 ** Open Office (no incumbent) **
 Candidate list (2)
  Candidate Democratic     Steven F. "Steve" Scanlin
  Candidate Republican     former Member of Congress  Raúl Rafael Labrador
First elected: 2010, re-elected: 2012, 2014, 2016; ran for but lost his party's nomination for Governor: 2018.

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

Seat up for regular election Republican Treasurer  Julie A. Ellsworth
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (2)
  Candidate Democratic     Jill L. Ellsworth
  Candidate Republican     Treasurer  Julie A. Ellsworth

Controller  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

Seat up for regular election Republican Controller  Brandon D. Woolf
Appointed: May 2012 (as temporary Controller, re: Controller Donna M. Jones' [Republican] car accident); re-appointed (for the remainder of the term, re: Controller Jones' retirement): 15 October 2012. First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (3)
  Candidate Democratic     Dianna David
  Candidate Republican     Controller  Brandon D. Woolf
  Candidate Constitution     Miste Gardner

Superintendent of Public Instruction  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

Seat up for regular election
Lost
Republican Public Instruction Superintendent  Sherri Ybarra
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Lost Primary / No Longer Running
 ** Open Office (no incumbent) **
 Candidate list (2)
  Candidate Democratic     Terry L. Gilbert
  Candidate Republican     former state Board of Education Member Debbie Critchfield
 

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties   Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Democratic (affiliates): 10 candidates
  Republican: 11 incumbents, 11 candidates
Major Third Parties   Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Constitution (affiliates): 4 candidates
  Green (affiliates)
  Libertarian: 3 candidates
Other Third Parties
  America First
  Christian Liberty
  Justice Party
  Right to Life
Independents
  Independent: 2 candidates
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Write-in
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


Links Links to other web sites

Election Authority
  Idaho Secretary of State Election Division
  IdahoVotes.gov
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  Idaho Legislature
  Idaho Legislature
Democratic
  Idaho Democratic Party
Republican
  The Idaho Republican Party
Third Party
  America First Party of Idaho
  Christian Liberty Party of Idaho
  Green Party of Idaho
  Justice Party of Idaho
  Right to Life of Idaho
Media & others
  Coeur d'Alene Press
  Idaho Press-Tribune
  Idaho Public Television
  KIFI TV - ABC - Idaho Falls
  KMVT TV-11 (CBS - Twin Falls)
  KTVB TV - NBC - Boise
  Moscow-Pullman Daily News
  Pocatello Idaho State Journal
  Politics1.com - Idaho
  South Idaho Press
  The Challis Messenger
  The Lewiston Tribune
  The MountainGoat Report
  The Times-News - Twin Falls
  Wood River Journal - Hailey

 


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