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Bob Bingham

A candidate for Kootenai County Commissioner, District 3, Republican Primary, Kootenai County in the 2016 Idaho Primary, May 17

Party: Republican

Age: 63

City: Spirit Lake, Idaho

Occupation: Retired from power and energy industry

Age: 60

Education background: He earned his high school GED after completing ninth grade.

Political background: Not held office before. He is a graduate of the Kootenai County Citizens Academy.

Work experience: Bingham spent 23 years working in the power and energy industry and 10 years in construction. He operated a couple of his own businesses, and served as plant manager of a 600-megawatt, $300 million power generation facility, where he was responsible for all staff and an annual budget of $33 million. Certified code inspector in the 1980s. He and his wife Paige wrote and published a book on marriage, “Marriage: Building it to Last.”

Family: Married. Has one adult daughter.

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Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
Bob Bingham (R) 3,342 29.15 %
Leslie Duncan (R) 3,273 28.55 %
Duane Rasmussen (R) 2,681 23.39 %
Fred Meckel (R) 2,168 18.91 %

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