Idaho's 1st congressional district

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Idaho's 1st congressional district
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Idaho's 1st congressional district since January 3, 2013
Representative
  Russ Fulcher
RMeridian
Distribution
  • 65.82% urban
  • 34.18% rural
Population (2019)934,826
Median income$62,886[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+21[2]

Idaho's 1st congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S state of Idaho. The district is in the western part of the state. The congressional district is in the suburbs of Boise, Idaho and is in Ada and Canyon counties. It also includes the entire northern part of the state, through the Panhandle. The people who live in the district elect a person to represent the district in the United States House of Representatives. The 1st district is currently represented by Russ Fulcher, a Republican.

Election history[change | change source]

Year Office Results
2000 President George W. Bush 64.61% - Al Gore 27.59%
2004 President George W. Bush 68.92% - John Kerry 29.53%
2008 President John McCain 60.69% - Barack Obama 35.22%
2012 President Mitt Romney 64.9% - Barack Obama 32.2%
2016 President Donald Trump 63.7% - Hillary Clinton 25.4%
2020 President Donald Trump 67.1% - Joe Biden 30.7%
Idaho's 1st Congressional District Election (2002)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Butch Otter (Incumbent) 120,743 58.57
Democratic Betty Richardson 80,269 38.94
Libertarian Steve Gothard 5,129 2.49
Total votes 206,141 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2004[change | change source]

Idaho's 1st Congressional District Election (2004)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Butch Otter (Incumbent) 207,662 69.55
Democratic Naomi Preston 90,927 30.45
Total votes 298,589 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2006[change | change source]

Idaho's 1st Congressional District Election (2006)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Sali (Incumbent) 115,843 49.94
Democratic Larry Grant 103,935 44.81
Independent Dave Olson 6,857 2.96
Natural Law Andy Hedden-Nicely 2,882 1.24
Constitution Paul Smith 2,457 1.06
Total votes 231,974 100.00
Turnout  
Republican hold

2008[change | change source]

Idaho's 1st Congressional District Election (2008)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Walt Minnick 175,898 50.61
Republican Bill Sali (Incumbent) 171,687 49.39
Total votes 347,585 100.00
Turnout  
Democratic gain from Republican

2010[change | change source]

Idaho's 1st Congressional District Election (2010)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Raúl Labrador 126,231 51.02
Democratic Walt Minnick (Incumbent) 102,135 41.28
Independent Dave Olson 14,365 5.81
Libertarian Mike Washburn 4,696 1.90
Total votes 247,427 100.00
Turnout  
Republican gain from Democratic

2012[change | change source]

Republican primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Raúl Labrador 58,003 80.6
Republican Reed McCandless 13,917 19.4
Total votes 71,920 100
Democratic primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jimmy Farris 5,362 53.2
Democratic Cynthia Clinkingbeard 4,723 46.8
Total votes 10,085 100
Idaho 1st Congressional District 2012[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Raúl Labrador (Incumbent) 199,402 63.0
Democratic Jimmy Farris 97,450 30.8
Libertarian Rob Oates 12,265 3.9
Independent Pro-Life 7,607 2.4
Total votes 316,724 100.0

2014[change | change source]

Republican primary results[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Raúl Labrador 56,206 78.6
Republican Lisa Marie 5,164 7.2
Republican Michael Greenway 3,494 4.9
Republican Reed McCandless 3,373 4.7
Republican Sean Blackwell 3,304 4.6
Total votes 71,541 100
Democratic primary results[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Shirley Ringo 9,047 82.0
Democratic Ryan Barone 1,981 18.0
Total votes 11,028 100
Idaho's 1st Congressional district election, 2014[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Raúl Labrador (Incumbent) 143,580 65.01
Democratic Shirley Ringo 77,277 34.99
Other Write-ins 7 <0.01
Majority 66,303 30.02%
Total votes 220,864 100
Republican hold

2016[change | change source]

Republican primary results[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Raúl Labrador 51,568 80.98
Republican Gordon Counsil 6,510 10.22
Republican Isaac M. Haugen 5,605 8.80
Total votes 63,683 100
Democratic primary results[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James Piotrowski 6,954 56.15
Democratic Shizandra Fox 3,428 27.68
Democratic Staniela Nikolova 2,002 16.17
Total votes 12,384 100
Idaho's 1st Congressional district election, 2016[9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Raúl Labrador (Incumbent) 242,252 68.17
Democratic James Piotrowski 113,052 31.82
Other Write-ins 53 0.01
Total votes 355,357 100
Republican hold

2018[change | change source]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Russ Fulcher 42,793 43.1
Republican David H. Leroy 15,451 15.6
Republican Luke Malek 14,154 14.3
Republican Christy Perry 11,110 11.2
Republican Michael Snyder 10,255 10.3
Republican Alex Gallegos 3,478 3.5
Republican Nick Henderson 2,003 2.0
Total votes 99,244 100.0
Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Cristina McNeil 19,070 69.3
Democratic James Vandermaas 4,491 16.3
Democratic Michael Smith 3,963 14.4
Total votes 27,524 100.0
Idaho's 1st congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Russ Fulcher 197,167 62.7
Democratic Cristina McNeil 96,932 30.8
Independent Natalie Fleming 6,188 2.0
Libertarian W. Scott Howard 5,435 1.7
Independent Paul Farmer 4,479 1.4
Constitution Marvin "Pro-Life" Richardson 3,181 1.0
Independent Gordon Counsil 1,054 0.3
Independent Michael J. Rath (write-in) 91 0.0
Total votes 314,527 100.0
Republican hold

2020[change | change source]

2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Idaho
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Russ Fulcher (incumbent) 310,736 67.8
Democratic Rudy Soto 131,380 28.6
Libertarian Joe Evans 16,453 3.6
Total votes 458,569 100.0
Republican hold

References[change | change source]

  1. "My Congressional District".
  2. "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  3. "Census profile: Congressional District 1, ID".
  4. 4.0 4.1 "May 15, 2012 Primary Election Results". Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved June 11, 2012.
  5. "2012 General Results statewide". Idaho Secretary of State Election Division. Retrieved March 29, 2013.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "May 20, 2014 Primary Election Results". Idaho Secretary of State. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
  7. "Nov 04, 2014 General Election Results". Idaho Secretary of State. Retrieved December 8, 2014.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Official Primary Election Statewide Totals". Idaho Secretary of State. Retrieved June 21, 2016.
  9. "Nov 08, 2016 General Election Results". Idaho Secretary of State. Retrieved December 13, 2016.