Idaho State Profile

Election Schedule

Presidential Primary:2016-3-8
Democratic Caucuses:2016-3-22
State Primary:2016-5-17

Election Vitals

Governor:Butch Otter (R) re-election 2018
Senator:Jim Risch (R) re-election 2020
Senator:Mike Crapo (R) re-election 2016

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Past Presidential Elections

Percentage of Votes for Jimmy Carter in 1976 36.8%
Percentage of Votes for Gerald Ford in 1976 59.3%
Percentage of Votes for Jimmy Carter in 1980 25.2%
Percentage of Votes for Ronald Reagan in 1980 66.5%
Percentage of Votes for Walter Mondale in 1984 26.4%
Percentage of Votes for Ronald Reagan in 1984 72.4%
Percentage of Votes for Michael Dukakis in 1988 36.0%
Percentage of Votes for George Bush in 1988 62.1%
Percentage of Votes for Bill Clinton in 1992 28.4%
Percentage of Votes for George Bush in 1992 42.0%
Percentage of Votes for Bill Clinton in 1996 33.6%
Percentage of Votes for Bob Dole in 1996 52.2%
Percentage of Votes for Al Gore in 2000 27.6%
Percentage of Votes for George W. Bush in 2000 67.2%
Percentage of Votes for John Kerry in 2004 30.3%
Percentage of Votes for George W. Bush in 2004 68.5%
Percentage of Votes for Barack Obama in 2008 36.1%
Percentage of Votes for John McCain in 2008 61.5%
Percentage of Votes for Barack Obama in 2012 32.6%
Percentage of Votes for Mitt Romney in 2012 64.5%

Previous Election Results, other races

1996 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Larry Craig Republican 283,532 57.0%
Walt Minnick Democratic 198,422 39.9%
Mary Charbonneau Independent 10,137 2.0%
Susan Vegors Natural law 5,142 1.0%
1998 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dirk Kempthorne Republican 258,095 67.7%
Robert Huntley Democratic 110,815 29.1%
Peter Rickards Independent 12,338 3.2%
1998 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robert Huntley Democratic 14,638 54.3%
William Tarnasky Democratic 4,769 17.7%
Jack Chappell Democratic 4,666 17.3%
Donald McMurrian Democratic 2,900 10.8%
1998 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dirk Kempthorne Republican 111,658 87.2%
David Shepherd Republican 16,332 12.8%
1998 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mike Crapo Republican 262,966 69.5%
Bill Mauk Democratic 107,375 28.4%
George Mansfeld Natural law 7,833 2.1%
1998 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mike Crapo Republican 110,205 87.3%
Matt Lambert Republican 16,075 12.7%
2002 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dirk Kempthorne Republican 231,566 56.3%
Jerry Brady Democratic 171,711 41.7%
Daniel Adams Libertarian 8,187 2.0%
2002 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jerry Brady Democratic 33,285 87.4%
Rue Stears Democratic 4,798 12.6%
2002 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dirk Kempthorne Republican 95,882 65.9%
Milt Erhart Republican 37,523 25.8%
Walter Bayes Republican 6,873 4.7%
Raynelle George Republican 5,271 3.6%
2002 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Larry Craig Republican 266,215 65.2%
Alan Blinken Democratic 132,975 32.5%
Donovan Bramwell Libertarian 9,354 2.3%
2002 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Alan Blinken Democratic 26,346 70.9%
D.P. Sneddon Democratic 10,812 29.1%
2004 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mike Crapo Republican 499,796 99.2%
Scott McClure(WI) Democratic 4,136 0.8%
2006 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
C.L. Otter Republican 237,437 52.7%
Jerry Brady Democratic 198,845 44.1%
Marvin Richardson Constitution 7,309 1.6%
Ted Dunlap Libertarian 7,241 1.6%
2006 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jerry Brady Democratic 25,261 83.0%
Lee Chaney Sr. Democratic 5,182 17.0%
2006 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Butch Otter Republican 96,045 70.0%
Dan Adamson Republican 29,093 21.2%
Jack Johnson Republican 7,652 5.6%
Walter Bayes Republican 4,385 3.2%
2008 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Risch Republican 371,744 57.7%
Larry LaRocco Democratic 219,903 34.1%
Rex Rammell Independent 34,510 5.4%
Kent Marmon Libertarian 9,958 1.5%
Pro-Life Independent 8,662 1.3%
2008 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Larry LaRocco Democratic 29,023 72.4%
David Archuleta Democratic 11,074 27.6%
2008 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Risch Republican 80,743 65.3%
Scott Syme Republican 16,660 13.5%
Richard Phenneger Republican 6,532 5.3%
Neal Thompson Republican 5,375 4.3%
Fred Adams Republican 4,987 4.0%
Bill Hunter Republican 4,280 3.5%
Brian Hefner Republican 2,915 2.4%
Hal Styles Jr. Republican 2,082 1.7%
2010 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
C.L. Butch Otter Republican 267,483 59.1%
Keith Allred Democratic 148,680 32.9%
Jana Kemp Independent 26,655 5.9%
Ted Dunlap Libertarian 5,867 1.3%
Pro-Life Independent 3,850 0.9%
2010 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Keith Allred Democratic 22,386 81.7%
Lee Chaney Democratic 5,026 18.3%
2010 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
C.L. Butch Otter Republican 89,117 54.6%
Rex Rammell Republican 42,436 26.0%
Sharon Ullman Republican 13,749 8.4%
Pete Peterson Republican 8,402 5.2%
Walt Bayes Republican 4,825 3.0%
Tamara Wells Republican 4,544 2.8%
2010 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mike Crapo Republican 319,953 71.2%
Tom Sullivan Democratic 112,057 24.9%
Randy Bergquist Conservative 17,429 3.9%
2010 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
P. Tom Sullivan Democratic 18,340 74.7%
William Bryk Democratic 6,227 25.3%
2010 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mike Crapo Republican 127,332 79.3%
Claude Davis Republican 33,150 20.7%
2014 Governor
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Butch Otter Republican 235,405 53.5%
A.J. Balukoff Democratic 169,556 38.6%
John Bujak Libertarian 17,884 4.1%
Jill Humble Independent 8,801 2.0%
Steve Pankey Constitution 5,219 1.2%
Pro-Life Independent 2,870 0.7%
2014 Governor
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
AJ Balukoff Democratic 16,751 65.3%
Terry Kerr Democratic 8,887 34.7%
2014 Governor
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Butch Otter Republican 79,779 51.4%
Russell Fulcher Republican 67,694 43.6%
Harley Brown Republican 5,084 3.3%
Walt Bayes Republican 2,753 1.8%
2014 Senate
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Risch Republican 285,596 65.3%
Nels Mitchell Democratic 151,574 34.7%
2014 Senate
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Nels Mitchell Democratic 16,908 69.6%
William Bryk Democratic 7,378 30.4%
2014 Senate
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Risch Republican 119,209 79.9%
Jeremy Anderson Republican 29,939 20.1%

State Demographics

Population 1,595,728
Percentage White 91.4%
Percentage Black 0.5%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 1.3%
Percentage Asian 1.3%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.1%
Percentage Mixed Race 2.5%
Percentage Other Race 2.9%
 
Percentage Hispanic 11.6%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 83.4%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 0.5%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 0.8%
 
Median Household Income $45,489
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 39.5%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 15.9%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 10.2%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 32.5%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 56.8%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.1%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 1.8%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 13.2%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 44.5%
Percentage with a College Degree 25.5%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 32.8%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 24.4%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 12.3%
 
Unemployment rate 4.0%
Unemployment figures as of 2015-10
Unemployment Monthly Change -0.2%
 
Percentage Married Couples 55.3%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 22.8%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.2%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.2%

Last updated 12:16am August 24, 2016