Mike Simpson defeated Democratic challenger Aaron Swisher to remain the representative of Idaho’s Second Congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Mike Simpson, Aaron Swisher, Pro-Life and Sierra Law all competed for the seat on Idaho’s ballot. The incumbent and challengers all competed for Idaho’s first congressional district.
Mike Simpson, a Republican has been in office for 11 years and will go on to serve his 12th term in the U.S. House of Representatives.
On Tuesday, at approximately 10:45 p.m. the Associated Press called the race in favor of Simpson.
Simpson won the election with a commanding 64% while Swisher got 32%, and the other two candidates combined for only 4%.
Simpson received a total of 250,678 votes, Swisher received 124,151, Pro-Life had 8,573, and Sierra Law had 7,940. The election totaled 391,342 votes.