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John T. Bujak

A candidate for Governor, State of Idaho in the 2014 Nov. 4 Idaho General Election

Party: Libertarian

City: Eagle, Idaho

Occupation: Fromer Canyon County prosecutor

Attorney, former Canyon County prosecutor. Bujak was a Republican when, as Canyon County’s elected prosecutor, he faced charges including misuse of public funds for a contract he signed to have the county handle prosecutions for the city of Nampa; he was acquitted on all charges, and now maintains the GOP establishment was out to get him. A Navy veteran, he’s a former deputy attorney general and currently an attorney in private practice.

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Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
Butch Otter (R) 235,293 53.50 %
A.J. Balukoff (D) 169,491 38.60 %
John T. Bujak (L) 17,878 4.07 %
Jill Humble (I) 8,791 2 %
Steve Pankey (C) 5,216 1.19 %
Pro-Life (formerly known as Marvin Richardson) (I) 2,866 0.65 %

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Competitors

Butch Otter

Republican

A.J. Balukoff

Democratic

Jill Humble

Independent

Steve Pankey

Constitution

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