Roger Fairchild

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Roger Fairchild
Idaho State Senator
In office
Personal details
Political partyRepublican

Roger Fairchild is a Republican politician from Fruitland, Idaho[1] active in the 1980s and early 1990s. He was the Republican nominee for Governor of Idaho in 1990.[2] Fairchild was decisively defeated by the Democratic incumbent, Cecil D. Andrus.[3][4]

Fairchild was a member of the Idaho Legislature, serving in the Idaho State Senate from 1980 to 1990, when he resigned to run for governor.[2][5]

In 2002, Fairchild announced his candidacy for State Senate, running for the seat in Idaho Legislative District 9.[1] He was defeated in the Republican primary by Monty Pearce.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Fairchild to run for Branch's seat". Argus Observer. Retrieved 2018-04-09.
  2. ^ a b Miller, Dean (1990-01-11). "Fairchild urges universal healthcare, end of tenure for teachers". The Spokesman-Review. Retrieved 2018-04-09.
  3. ^ "Andrus wins unprecedented fourth term". The Spokesman-Review. Associated Press. 1990-11-07. Retrieved 2018-04-09.
  4. ^ "Andrus wins Franklin County after tabulation error". The Spokesman-Review. Associated Press. 1990-11-17. Retrieved 2018-04-09.
  5. ^ "22 new lawmakers to debut at sessions". Spokane Daily Chronicle. Associated Press. 1980-12-01. Retrieved 2018-04-09.
  6. ^ "ID State Senate 09 - R Primary Race - May 28, 2002". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 2018-04-09.
Preceded by
David H. Leroy
Republican Party nominee, Governor of Idaho
1990 (lost)
Succeeded by
Phil Batt