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Gordon Counsil

A candidate for U.S. Representative, Republican Primary, Idaho Congressional District 1 in the 2016 Idaho Primary, May 17

Party: Republican

City: Caldwell, Idaho

Counsil, who said he brings experience from being a farmer and landlord and academic experience with elementary education, previously ran unsuccessfully for the state Legislature in 2014 as an independent, receiving 4.2 percent of the vote. He calls himself a "strong protectionist" who wants all state public works contracts to go to Idaho firms.

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Raul Labrador (R) 32,224 80.95%
Gordon Counsil (R) 4,130 10.37%
Isaac M. Haugen (R) 3,454 8.68%

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