M 2010 Idaho General Election

Butch Otter

A candidate for Governor, State of Idaho in the 2010 Idaho General Election

Party: Republican

City: Star, Idaho

Occupation: Idaho governor

Incumbent governor, multimillionaire rancher, retired from J.R. Simplot Corp. Otter was first elected to the Idaho Legislature in 1972. He served 14 years as the state’s lieutenant governor, and three terms in Congress before being elected governor in 2006. He won his second term in 2010 with 59 percent of the vote. A rodeo enthusiast, Otter this year was named to the Idaho Rodeo Hall of Fame.

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Keith Allred Democratic
Jana M. Kemp Independent
Ted Dunlap Libertarian
Pro-Life Independent

Last updated: Nov. 2, 8:50 p.m. Election results

C.L. “Butch” Otter (R) 266,992 59.18%
Keith Allred (D) 147,863 32.77%
Jana M. Kemp (I) 26,601 5.90%
Ted Dunlap (L) 5,864 1.30%
Pro-Life (I) 3,841 0.85%
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