M 2012 Idaho General Election

Janet Callen

A candidate for State Representative, Pos. A, Idaho Legislative District 4 in the 2012 Idaho General Election

Party: Democrat

On this race: “I haven’t promised anything, except that I will listen to people.” Favors investing in infrastructure to create jobs, instead of granting tax breaks to the wealthy like this year’s $35 million tax cut for top earners. Opposes school reform laws, saying money for laptops and online learning goes out of state. Opposes legislative intrusions on women’s rights.

Notable: Worked her way through college at age 50 to become a CPA, after raising three children. Owned H&R Block franchise in Grangeville. Worked as an IRS revenue agent for 15 years. Forty-two-year Idaho resident, including 19 years in Coeur d’Alene. Active member of Coeur d’Alene Audubon Society. First-time candidate.


Luke Malek Republican
Ray Writz Constitution

Last updated: Nov. 7, 5:30 p.m. Election results

Luke Malek (R) 10,406 57.54%
Janet Callen (D) 7,000 38.70%
Ray Writz (C) 680 3.76%
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