M 2012 Idaho General Election

County Commissioner, Dist. 3, Kootenai County

Last updated: Nov. 14, 2 p.m. Election results

CandidateVotesPct
Dan Green (R) 45,128 100%

* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.

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Green Wants To Streamline County

DFO interviewed Commissioner Dan Green online this afternoon re: the ballot measure to change Kootenai County government, which he supports. The measure proposes to turn four elected offices — clerk, assessor, treasurer & coroner — into appointed ones. And to add a county administrator: DFO:… Read more

Streamliners Back County Change

Kootenai County Commissioner Dan Green unveiled on Wednesday a new organization he has formed to promote his vision for government restructuring, which he promises will save the county more than a million dollars. Noting that the effort is separate from the other commissioners, Green trotted… Read more

Green Replies To Plan Code Critics

Some of a Republican group’s concerns about Kootenai County’s land use code are already going to be addressed, and some are off base, according to county officials and the consultant helping write the code. “I’m very cognizant of people’s property rights, and we welcome participation,… Read more

Spencer Raking In Money

You wonder why Larry Spencer can afford all those sound-bite yard signs slamming incumbent Commissioner Dan Green? Spencer has raked in almost $31,000 to date for his campaign for Kootenai County commissioner, or twice as much as Green, according to the 7-day pre-election campaign finance… Read more

Spencer Hangs Up On SR Reporter

From Erica Curless’ story on Kootenai County commissioner Seat 3 race: “This is the first time Spencer has run for elected office and instead is known for his behind-the-scenes efforts against anything he sees as a misuse of taxpayer dollars or an assault on private… Read more

McGruber: Green Or Spencer Will Win

McGruber: Vic Holmes shot himself in the foot with that interview and his remarks about running for the paycheck. Dan Green needs to remind people of that at every forum. Vic might be a nice guy and all but he’s out of his league in… Read more

Holmes Seeks Green Commish Seat

Vic Holmes is hitting the election trail again. Holmes, re-elected at Rathdrum’s mayor in November, will challenge incumbent Dan Green for the District 3 seat on the Kootenai County Commission in the primary on May 15. Holmes has been Rathdrum’s mayor for five years and… Read more

Government Change To Be On Ballot

Item: Power to the people: Initiative proposing county manager to be put on ballot/Alecia Warren, Coeur d’Alene Press More Info: The commissioners have asked the prosecuting attorney to draft a ballot measure that, if it passes, would give the commissioners authority to hire a county… Read more

Commissioners Propose Govt Change

Kootenai County commissioners have asked Prosecutor Barry McHugh to draft a ballot measure that would dramatically restructure county government. The measure, which will be on the November ballot, will call for a commission-manager form of government with four current elected offices to be transformed into… Read more

10 R’s Running For Kootenai Commish

Huckleberries has just received the list of candidates who have filed for Kootenai County office this spring. No Democrats filed. At the last minute, Republican Donald Gary filed to run against Prosecutor Barry McHugh in the county GOP primary. Ten Republicans are running for the… Read more

Joker: How Spencer Will Win

HucksOnline asked you Merry Hucksters to paint a scenario in which Larry Spencer could win a Kootenai County commissioner seat — and Joker responded with this scenario: “It was a dark and stormy night. A dark blue Mercedes parks in front of a warehouse off… Read more

Spencer Files For County Commish

Political activist Larry Spencer has filed to run against incumbent Republican Commissioner Dan Green in the Kootenai County Commission District 3 race. The move confirms the rumor that HucksOnline reported recently that Spencer had told Green that Spencer planned to run against him. Rathdrum Mayor… Read more

Spencer Files … For Precinct 15 Post

At 3:21 p.m. Thursday, Larry Spencer posted: “Well, for all of you that have waited to go after me until I am on a ballot, have at it. I filed my paperwork a few minutes ago.” But he didn’t say which office he was seeking…. Read more

For Those Keeping Score At Home …

… Just got off the phone with Kootenai County Commissioner Dan Green. Who confirmed that Larry Spencer called him 2-3 weeks ago to say that he was going to run against Green. The commissioners told HucksOnline that Spencer told him that he was a “good… Read more

Commish Green Seeks Re-election

Republican Dan Green has announced he will seek another term as Kootenai County Commissioner. Green, who won the Republican nomination for County Commissioner in 2010 by a 24 point margin and was unopposed in the General Election, expects to be challenged in the Republican primary… Read more