Final
Projections

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Updated:
Tue. Nov 04, 2014
Senate
Republicans 52
Democrats 45
Independents 3
GOP +7, IND +1
House
Republicans 245
Democrats 190
GOP +11
Governors
Republicans 27
Democrats 22
Independents 1
DEM +1, IND +1
2014 Elections on Demand
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Idaho Governor Election

Election Day
November 8, 2016
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The Candidates

Idaho Governor Election 2014 - Butch Otter vs. A.J. Balukoff
Republican
Butch Otter
Incumbent
Democrat
A J Balukoff
Nominee
Incumbent:  Republican Butch Otter is seeking a third term in 2014.  He faced primary opposition. 
Republicans
  • Butch Otter - Incumbent  
  • Walt Bayes
  • Harley Brown
  • Russ Fulcher - Idaho State Representative
Democrats
  • A.J. Balukoff - Boise School Board President  
  • Terry Kerr
Others
  • John Buiak (Libertarian)
  • Jill Humble (Independent)
  • Steve Pankey (Constitution)
  • Marvin "Pro-Life" Richardson (Independent)
Party nominee -

Projection Data

Election Projection:  Butch Otter by 15.0%
FirmDatesBalukoffOtter
Public Policy Polling (D)10/30 - 11/13749
CBS News/NYT/YouGov10/16 - 10/233553
Projection History
DateProjectionRating
October 27, 2014Otter +13.5Strong GOP Hold
September 12, 2014Otter +16.0Solid GOP Hold
June 05, 2014Otter +14.0Strong GOP Hold
Preliminary-----Solid GOP Hold

Election Timeline

Idaho Polling Hours*
Time Zone
Mountain
Polls Open
8:00AM Local time
Polls Close
8:00PM Local time
Important Dates
Filing Deadline
March 14, 2014
Primary Election
May 20, 2014
Election Day
November 4, 2014
* Local polling places have the option to open at 7:00AM.  A sparcely populated section of Idaho is in Pacific Time, but most polls here are closed by 8:00PM Mountain Time.
Election Results
Idaho Governor
Butch Otter  53.5
AJ Balukoff  38.6
Called: Otter +14.9
Election Projection
Idaho Governor
Butch Otter-inc  +15.0
Strong GOP Hold
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