April 18, 2014

Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho)

  • District: 2nd District, East -- Pocatello, Idaho Falls, part of Boise
  • Residence: Idaho Falls
  • Born: September 8, 1950; Burley, Idaho
  • Religion: Mormon
  • Family: Wife, Kathy Simpson
  • Education: Utah State U., attended 1968-72 (pre-dentistry); Washington U. (Mo.), D.M.D. 1977; Utah State U., B.S. 2002 (pre-dentistry)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Blackfoot City Council, 1980-84; Idaho House, 1984-98 (speaker, 1992-98); U.S. House, 1999-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1998 (8th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Energy-Water - Chairman; Interior-Environment - Vice Chairman; Transportation-HUD)
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State Information: 2nd District, East -- Pocatello, Idaho Falls, part of Boise

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Mike Simpson (R) 207,412 65.2%
Nicole LeFavour (D) 110,847 34.8%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 33% Mitt Romney: 64%
2008 Barack Obama: 37% John McCain: 61%