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U.S. Representative (GOP)

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Raul Labrador (R) 57,876 80.64%
Reed McCandless (R) 13,898 19.36%

* 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.

The Candidates

Raul Labrador

Party:
Republican
Age:
53
City:
Eagle, Idaho
Occupation:
Incumbent congressman

Education: Earned bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University and a law degree from the University of Washington.

Work experience: Immigration attorney

Political experience: Three-term congressman. Co-founder of the “Freedom Caucus” in the House, a group of conservatives who successfully engineered the ouster of then-House Speaker John Boehner. Ran unsuccessfully for House majority leader in 2014. Served two terms in the Idaho state House.

Family: Married. Has five children.

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Reed McCandless

Party:
Republican