- Midvale, Idaho
- State representative
Farmer and nine-term state representative. Denney served four years as majority leader and three terms as House speaker, before becoming the first Idaho House speaker ousted by his own caucus in 2013. As speaker, he sponsored Idaho’s Voter ID law, unilaterally killed bills, removed committee chairs who didn’t toe the line, and quashed long-sought financial disclosure legislation for lawmakers. After his removal as speaker, he chaired the House Resources Committee. A Vietnam veteran, Denney is a University of Idaho graduate.
- Boise, Idaho
- Nursing instructor
Secretary of State candidates Lawerence Denney, Jill Humble differ on mail voting, automatic registration
Democrat Jill Humble is calling for election reforms in Idaho and challenging incumbent Republican Lawerence Denney’s re-election bid for secretary of state. Denney said he’s earned another four years based on his accomplishments, including technology upgrades.
Idaho candidates who don’t file campaign disclosure reports on time should face steeper penalties and the state should take a more active role in enforcing those fines, a group of state lawmakers agreed on Monday.
Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney has announced a new vendor to manage the state’s election system and voter registration database.
The Idaho secretary of state has selected who will write arguments for and against two ballot initiatives for the state’s voter guide.
When six GOP candidates for Idaho’s open 1st District congressional seat faced off in the “Idaho Debates” last week, much of the fireworks – and the humor – came at the end, in the closing statements.
The Idaho Democratic Party has asked state officials to investigate a publication purporting to be a conservative newspaper recently mailed out statewide to voters.
Eight days after a stunned Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney said lawmakers had “gutted” his budget, the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee did a re-do, and relented on providing $1.2 million in one-time funds next year for an elections system technological upgrade.
Over the objections of two North Idaho lawmakers, campaign finance reform legislation was introduced in the Idaho Legislature on Tuesday, requiring more frequent and more detailed reporting by candidates and political action committees, to be posted online in a single, searchable database.
Sun. column: Reporting system upgrade for Secty of State’s office, Idaho as ‘next Kansas,’ CBD oil trial…
My Sunday column this week looks at Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney’s request for a budget increase next year of more than 70 percent, with most of the increase coming in a major upgrade to the state’s election software system to allow more transparent…
Secretary of State seeks big budget boost, largely to upgrade software for campaign finance reporting
Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney is asking for a budget increase next year of more than 70 percent, with most of the increase coming in a major upgrade to the state’s election software system to allow more transparent reporting of campaign finances, lobbyist records…
An eastern Idaho real estate investor is almost $1 million richer, thanks to the state Land Board’s changing policies on real estate investments.
Idahoans can now register to vote online for the first time. Secretary of State Lawerence Denney announced Tuesday that the move will offer convenience to voters and cut down administrative work for county election officials…
The state’s top elected officials have put off a possible increase in grazing fees on state lands due to potential litigation.
Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney announced Tuesday he’s reevaluating the state’s involvement in a longtime multistate voter registration database. Denney says that his office has received hundreds of emails from citizens raising concerns about Idaho’s involvement in the Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck Program…