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Lieutenant Governor, State of Idaho

Candidate Votes Pct
Eldon Wallace (D) 119,630 27.13%
Paul Venable (C) 21,974 4.98%

* 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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