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October 22, 2013


Boise, ID – Congressman Mike Simpson today announced his Campaign Steering Committee, including his Campaign Chairs, Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter and First Lady Lori Otter.

“I am proud to have the support of so many outstanding Idaho leaders,” said Congressman Simpson. “I look forward to working with them as they help share my conservative record of lowering taxes, protecting gun rights, promoting a balanced budget amendment, and fighting the burdensome impacts of Obamacare and President Obama’s other failed policies.”

Announcing his support, Governor Otter said, “I’m proud to serve as chair of Mike’s campaign. Mike is a man of integrity and he has proven over and over that he is the conservative leader we need in Congress tackling the issues that impact us as Idahoans. Mike represents our Idaho values and has always fought for Idaho families.”

Campaign Chairs:

  • Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter
  • First Lady Lori Otter

Campaign Co-Chairs:

  • U.S. Senator Mike Crapo
  • Lieutenant Governor Brad Little
  • Secretary of State Ben Ysursa
  • State Controller Brandon Woolf
  • Attorney General Lawrence Wasden
  • Senate Pro Tempore Brent Hill
  • Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis
  • Speaker of the House Scott Bedke
  • Director Idaho Department of Agriculture Celia Gould
  • Former State Controller Donna Jones
  • Former Speaker of the House Bruce Newcomb

Congressman Simpson is a proud conservative who enjoys an A plus rating with the NRA, a 100 percent rating with National Right to Life, and annual recognition from the American Conservative Union. He has authored billions of dollars in cuts to the EPA, the delisting of wolves, and protections for Idaho’s farmers and ranchers. Simpson fought Obamacare by voting against it over 40 times, pushed a balanced budget amendment, and voted repeatedly to lower taxes on all Americans.