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Jim Rice
Member of the Idaho Senate
from District 10
Assumed office
March 1, 2012
Preceded byJohn McGee
Personal details
NationalityAmerican
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceCaldwell, Idaho
Alma materBrigham Young University
William Howard Taft University
ProfessionLawyer
Websitejimriceidaho.com

Jim Rice is a Republican Idaho State Senator representing District 10[1] since his March 1, 2012 appointment by Idaho Governor Butch Otter.[2] Rice was elected to the seat in November 2012.

Education[edit]

Rice graduated from Melba High School, attended Brigham Young University and earned his JD from William Howard Taft University.

Idaho Senate[edit]

When Idaho Senator John McGee resigned his seat after allegations of sexual assault, the Legislative District 10 Republican Central Committee met to fill the vacancy in the Senate seat, sending three names in order of preference to Governor Butch Otter: Rice, Brandon Hixon, and Jarom Wagoner, all of whom resided in Caldwell, Idaho.[3] Governor Otter appointed Rice to serve the remainder of McGee's term.

Committee assignments[edit]

  • Agriculture Affairs Committee (chair)
  • Local Government and Taxation Committee

From 2012 to 2014, he served on the Transportation Committee.

Elections[edit]

District 10 Senate - Part of Canyon County
Year Candidate Votes Pct Candidate Votes Pct
2012 Primary[4] Jim Rice (incumbent) 1,987 68.8% Kent Marmon 900 31.2%
2012 General[5] Jim Rice (incumbent) 7,706 61.2% Leif Skyving 4,885 38.8%
2014 Primary[6] Jim Rice (incumbent) 2,088 100.0%
2014 General[7] Jim Rice (incumbent) 5,660 68.5% Micheal DeCoria 2,598 31.5%
2016 Primary[8] Jim Rice (incumbent) 1,855 100.0%
2016 General[9] Jim Rice (incumbent) 9,762 68.3% Ydalia Yado 4,524 31.7%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Senator Jim Rice's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved October 22, 2013.
  2. ^ "Otter picks Rice to replace McGee in Idaho Senate". Boise, Idaho: KTVB. March 1, 2012. Archived from the original on October 23, 2013. Retrieved October 22, 2013.
  3. ^ "Caldwell Attorney Tops List of McGee Replacement Candidates". Boise, Idaho: Boise Weekly. March 1, 2012. Retrieved January 22, 2017.
  4. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 15, 2012 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on November 19, 2012. Retrieved January 22, 2017.
  5. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 6, 2012 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on June 15, 2016. Retrieved January 22, 2017.
  6. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 20, 2014 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on November 8, 2014. Retrieved January 22, 2017.
  7. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 4, 2014 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on December 20, 2016. Retrieved January 22, 2017.
  8. ^ Denney, Lawerence. "May 17, 2016 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on 2016-12-20. Retrieved January 22, 2017.
  9. ^ Denney, Lawerence. "Nov 8, 2016 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on 2016-12-21. Retrieved January 22, 2017.

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