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BILL HAMMONS' AMERICAN POLITICS GUIDE: TOTAL POLITICS

American Politics Guide: American Governors, Senators, and Representatives

Senator Jim Risch (R)

US Senator from Idaho

(Click above for this Senator's office website)

Click here for the Voting Record of this Member of Congress

Class II Senator (Up for re-election in 2014)

ID US Senator Contact Info and ID US Senate Candidates List

Noteworthy Jim Risch News:

  • In 2002, Risch spent $360,000 of his own money to win the $27,000-a-year, part-time post of Lieutenant Governor, then succeeded Governor Dirk Kempthorne upon the latter's resignation in 2006
  • In 1994, Risch lost the primary election for a state Senate seat in the second political defeat of his career
  • In a dramatic 1988 upset, Risch was defeated for re-election to the Idaho Senate by a Democratic political newcomer
  • Idaho Governor and US Congressional Delegation

    ID Governor / ID Sr. US Senator / ID Jr. US Senator

    Idaho US Congressional Districts and their Representatives:

    (Click here for this Guide's Idaho Congressional Districts Map)

    ID 1st / ID 2nd



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