Lin Whitworth

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Lin Whitworth
Member of the Idaho Senate
from the 33rd district
In office
December 1, 1994 – 2001
Preceded byMary Lloyd
Succeeded byBert Marley
Personal details
Born (1933-12-28) December 28, 1933 (age 85)
Inkom, Idaho
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Carol
Children7 children, 40 grandchildren
ResidenceInkom
ProfessionFarmer, county commissioner

A. Lin Whitworth (born December 28, 1933) is a former Democratic county commissioner from Bannock County, Idaho. He previously served in the Idaho State Senate and was a candidate for the United States House of Representatives in 2004.

Whitworth is retired from Union Pacific Railroad where he was noted as a union activist. He is a lifelong resident of Inkom, a small town near Pocatello.

Elections[edit]

Idaho Senate District 33[edit]

Whitworth was elected to the Idaho Senate in 1994, defeating Republican Karen McGee.[1] He was reelected in 1996[2], 1998[3] and 2000[4] but resigned midway through his fourth term. Whitworth served in very small Democratic minorities in the Idaho Senate, and was one of only three Democrats in the body as of his 2001 resignation.[5]

Idaho 2nd Congressional District[edit]

2004

Whitworth was unopposed in the Democratic primary.[6]

Whitworth was defeated by incumbent Mike Simpson only getting 29.3% of the vote [7].

Bannock County Commissioner[edit]

2006

Whitworth was elected to the Bannock County Commission as a Democrat.

2008

Whitworth was defeated for reelection in the Democratic primary by Karen Cordell.

Idaho Senate District 28[edit]

2014

Whitworth was unopposed in the Democratic Primary for Idaho Senate District 28.[8]

Whitworth withdrew on June 30 2014 leaving incumbent Jim Guthrie (politician) unopposed. [9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1994 General Election Results". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved June 6, 2017.
  2. ^ "1996 General Election Results". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved June 6, 2017.
  3. ^ "1998 General Election Results". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved June 6, 2017.
  4. ^ "2000 General Results legislative". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved June 6, 2017.
  5. ^ "Make-up of Legislature". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved June 5, 2017.
  6. ^ "2004 Primary Results statewide". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved June 5, 2017.
  7. ^ "2004 General Results statewide". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved June 5, 2017.
  8. ^ "Legislative Totals". www.sos.idaho.gov. Retrieved June 5, 2017.
  9. ^ "Legislative Totals". www.sos.idaho.gov. Archived from the original on December 20, 2016. Retrieved June 6, 2017.
  10. ^ Staff, Journal. "Dems to field one District 28 hopeful". Idaho State Journal. Retrieved June 6, 2017.

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Party political offices
Preceded by
Edward Kinghorn
Democratic Party nominee, Idaho's 2nd congressional district
2004 (lost)
Succeeded by
Jim D. Hansen