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Elections 2020


Republican Michael Simpson

Michael K. Simpson (b. September 8, 1950, in Burley, ID) is a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives representing Idaho Congressional District 2. He was first elected to the U.S. House in 1998.  He is seeking reelection to his current seat. In 2018, Simpson defeated Aaron Swisher (D)  (Simpson – 60.7%; Swisher – 39.3%). He earned his D.M.D., Washington University School of Dental Medicine, St. Louis, Mo., 1978. Simpson has been an elected public official since 1980, having previously served on the Blackfoot, Idaho City Council and in the Idaho House of Representatives. He was the speaker of the state house from 1992 to 1998.

Current Office

  • Office: U.S. House Idaho District 02
  • Level: Federal
  • Branch: Legislative

Upcoming Race

  • Office: U.S House Idaho District 02
  • Year: 2020
  • District Name: Idaho District 02
  • District Type: Congress
  • Office Branch: Legislative
  • Office Chamber: Lower

Primary: Election Information

  • Date of Primary: June 2nd, 2020
  • Status: Advanced


  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Incumbent
  • Party: Republican Party
  • State: Idaho
  • Office: Congress
  • District: Idaho District 02
  • Office Branch: Legislative
  • Office Chamber: Lower
  • Primary Date: June 2, 2020
  • General Election Date: Nov. 3, 2020

Federal Election Commission Candidate Disclosure

FEC Candidate ID: H8ID02064
FEC Committee ID: C00331397

I. Receipts:

Itemized Individual Contribution: $23300.0
Contributions must be itemized (i.e. listing specific information about the donor and the contribution) when the total given to the campaign from a single individual exceeds $200.
Unitemized Individual Contribution: $20.0
Total given to the campaign where specific information about the donors is not required because they have not given more than $200.
Total Individual Contributions: $23320.0
Party Committee Contributions: $0
Contributions from party committees.
Other Committee Contributions: $74500.0
Mostly contributions from PACs, also includes contributions from other candidates.
Candidate Contributions: $0
Contributions from the candidate him(her)self.
Total Overall Contributions: $100320.0
Total Loan Amount: $0
Total Receipts: $97820.0

II. Disbursements:

Total Loan Repayment Amount: $0
Total Contribution Refunds: $0
Total Disbursements: $136032.4

III. Cash Summary:

Ending Cash on Hand: $0
Ending cash balance on the most recent filing.

2019-04-06T00:00:00|||Last File Date:

Source: OpenFEC. Content deemed accurate but not guaranteed.