Governing party

Opposition party

Length of term
2 years Authority Article IV, Idaho Constitution Salary $16,438/year + per diem Elections
Last election
November 8, 2016
(35 seats)
Next election
November 6, 2018
(35 seats) Redistricting Idaho Redistricting Commission Meeting place State Senate Chamber
Idaho State Capitol
Boise, Idaho Website [1]

The Idaho Senate is the upper chamber of the Idaho State Legislature. It consists of 35 Senators elected to two-year terms,[1] each representing a district of the state. The Senate meets at the Idaho State Capitol in Boise, Idaho.[2]

Composition of the Senate

Since the early 1960s, the Idaho Senate has been controlled by the Republican Party.[3] Since the 2016 election, Republicans held 29 seats and Democrats have 6.

Affiliation Party
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Republican Democratic Vacant
64th Legislature 28 7 35 0
Beginning of 64th Legislature 29 6 35 0
Latest voting share 82.9% 17.1%

Leadership of the 63rd Legislature

Position Name Party District
President/Lieutenant Governor of Idaho Brad Little Republican
President pro tempore Brent Hill Republican 34
Majority Leader Chuck Winder Republican 20
Assistant Majority Leader Steve Vick Republican 2
Majority Caucus Chair Kelly Anthon Republican 27
Minority Leader Michelle Stennett Democratic 26
Assistant Minority Leader Cherie Buckner-Webb Democratic 19
Minority Caucus Chair Maryanne Jordan Democratic 17

Members of the Idaho Senate

Current composition.
District Representative Party Residence Counties Represented
1 Shawn Keough Republican Sandpoint Bonner, Boundary
2 Steve Vick Republican Dalton Gardens Kootenai
3 Bob Nonini Republican Coeur d'Alene Kootenai
4 Mary Souza Republican Coeur d'Alene Kootenai
5 Dan Foreman Republican Viola Benewah, Latah
6 Dan G. Johnson Republican Lewiston Lewis, Nez Perce
7 Carl Crabtree Republican Grangeville Bonner, Clearwater, Idaho, Shoshone
8 Steven Thayn Republican Emmett Boise, Custer, Gem, Lemhi, Valley
9 Abby Lee Republican Fruitland Adams, Payette, Washington
10 Jim Rice Republican Caldwell Canyon
11 Patti Anne Lodge Republican Huston Canyon
12 Todd Lakey Republican Nampa Canyon
13 Jeff Agenbroad Republican Nampa Canyon
14 Marv Hagedorn Republican Meridian Ada
15 Fred S. Martin Republican Boise Ada
16 Grant Burgoyne Democratic Boise Ada
17 Maryanne Jordan Democratic Boise Ada
18 Janie Ward-Engelking Democratic Boise Ada
19 Cherie Buckner-Webb Democratic Boise Ada
20 Chuck Winder Republican Boise Ada
21 Cliff Bayer Republican Boise Ada
22 Lori Den Hartog Republican Nampa Ada
23 Bert Brackett Republican Rogerson Elmore, Owyhee, Twin Falls
24 Lee Heider Republican Twin Falls Twin Falls
25 Jim Patrick Republican Twin Falls Jerome, Twin Falls
26 Michelle Stennett Democratic Ketchum Blaine, Camas, Gooding, Lincoln
27 Kelly Anthon Republican Declo Cassia, Minidoka
28 Jim Guthrie Republican McCammon Bannock, Power
29 Mark Nye Democratic Pocatello Bannock
30 Dean Mortimer Republican Idaho Falls Bonneville
31 Steve Bair Republican Blackfoot Bingham
32 Mark Harris Republican Soda Springs Bear Lake, Bonneville, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida, Teton
33 Tony Potts Republican Idaho Falls Bonneville
34 Brent Hill Republican Rexburg Madison
35 Jeff Siddoway Republican Terreton Butte, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson

Past composition of the Senate

See also


  1. ^ "Constitution of the State of Idaho". sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved February 2, 2018. 
  2. ^ "Senate – Idaho State Legislature". legislature.idaho.gov. Retrieved April 19, 2017. 
  3. ^ Cotterell, Adam (May 13, 2014). "How Idaho Became A One Party State". Retrieved April 19, 2017. 

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