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  ID Governor - R Primary
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Idaho > Governor
OfficeGovernor
TypeRepublican Primary Election
Filing Deadline February 01, 2006 - 11:55pm
Polls Open May 23, 2006 - 08:00am
Polls Close May 23, 2006 - 09:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2007 - 08:00pm
Term End January 03, 2011 - 12:00pm
Turnout 10.58% Total Population
ContributorCOSDem
Last ModifiedRalphie May 24, 2006 01:22pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description Gov. Dirk Kempthorne indicated during the 2002 election that he would not seek a third term, but in early 2004 began toying publicly with the idea of another run.

LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/2002
NameDirk Kempthorne Votes231,566 (56.28%)
Term01/03/2003 - 05/26/2006 Margin59,855 (+14.55%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won05/26/2006
NameJames E. "Jim" Risch Votes1 (100.00%)
Term05/26/2006 - 01/03/2007 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceID - Governor - Succession 05/26/2006
MAP
KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
12/15/2003 05/23/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
C.L. "Butch" Otter 2 4 2 4
Leaning Call: C.L. "Butch" Otter (100.00%)
Weighted Call: C.L. "Butch" Otter (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
01/15/2006 01/18/2006

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Rep. C.L. "Butch" Otter Dan Adamson Jack Alan Johnson Walter Bayes  
PartyRepublican Republican Republican Republican  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Uncertified Votes95,989 (70.12%) 28,879 (21.10%) 7,655 (5.59%) 4,378 (3.20%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -67,110 (-49.02%) -88,334 (-64.52%) -91,611 (-66.92%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (1 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg34.00%-- 10.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Research Solutions 
01/15/06-01/18/06
34.00% -- 10.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
B Mse Ripzaw
R ...
R Celia R. Gould
R Jack Riggs
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 28, 2005 07:00pm Election Guide Risch won't battle Otter for Idaho governor  Article COSDem 
Dec 16, 2004 12:00am News Otter starts the 2006 race for governor  Article John 
Mar 03, 2004 12:00am News A third term for Kempthorne?  Article JR725 
Dec 05, 2003 12:00am Commentary Otter, Risch may duke it out for [ID] Governor in 06  Article JR725 

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