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Mike Crapo

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Mike Crapo currently serves as a Senator for Idaho

Michael Dean Crapo is a United States Senator from Idaho. He is a member of the Republican Party and was elected to office in 1998. Rep. Jim Risch is the junior Senator.(map)

Record and controversies

General information about important bills and votes for can be found in Congresspedia's articles on legislation. You can add information you find on how Mike Crapo voted by clicking the "[edit]" link to the right and typing it in. Remember to cite your sources!

Iraq War

Crapo voted for the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq in Oct. 2002.

For more information see the chart of U.S. Senate votes on the Iraq War.

Environmental record

For more information on environmental legislation, see the Energy and Environment Policy Portal

Bio

Crapo (pronounced "Cray-po") was born May 20, 1951 in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Crapo earned a B.A. from Brigham Young University in 1973 and a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1977. He served as clerk to Judge James M. Carter of the Ninth Circuit on the Court of Appeals and then returned to Idaho to become a lawyer. While practicing law in Idaho Falls in the 1980s, he was active in the Republican Party's campaigns for seats in the state legislature. He was elected to the Idaho state senate in 1984.[1]

Crapo was a member of the state senate from 1985 until 1992, serving as Senate President Pro Tempore from 1988 to 1992, when he was elected to the United States House of Representatives. He was a member of the House from 1993 until 1999, being re-elected in 1994 and 1996. He was elected to the United States Senate in 1998, gaining the seat of Republican Dirk Kempthorne, who ran for governor and was elected to that position.[2] Crapo was re-elected in 2004 with 99% of the vote, with the other 1% going to write-in candidates. He was the only Senate candidate in 2004 to run completely unopposed on the ballot. Some Republicans want him to be appointed to a high position in the Senate Republican leadership because his seat is considered one of the 'safest' in the entire Senate.

Crapo was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1999 and underwent a radical prostectomy in January 2000. While he had a full recovery and was declared cancer-free at that time, prostate cancer recurred in 2005 and he underwent a series of radiation treatments.[3] His experience led him to become active in advocating for early detection tests for cancer and other treatable diseases.[4]

Money in politics

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Links to more campaign contribution information for Mike Crapo
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Fundraising profile: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by organization/corporation: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by industry: 2006 election cycle Career totals


Committees and affiliations

Committee assignments in the 109th Congress (2005-2006)

More background data

Wikipedia also has an article on Mike Crapo. This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the GFDL.

Contact

DC Office:
239 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510-1204
Phone: 202-224-6142
Fax: 202-228-1375
Web Email
Website

District Office- Twin Falls:
202 Falls Avenue, Suite 2
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: 208-734-2515
Fax: 208-733-0414

District Office- Pocatello:
275 South 5th Avenue, Suite 225
Pocatello, ID 83201
Phone: 208-236-6775
Fax: 208-236-6935

District Office- Coeur D'Alene:
610 Hubbard Street, Suite 209
Coeur D'Alene, ID 83814
Phone: 208-664-5490
Fax: 208-664-0889

District Office- Lewiston:
313 D Street, Suite 105
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: 208-743-1492
Fax: 208-743-6484

District Office- Idaho Falls:
490 Memorial Drive, Suite 102
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
Phone: 208-522-9779
Fax: 208-529-8367

District Office- Caldwell:
524 East Cleveland Boulevard, Suite 220
Caldwell, ID 83605
Phone: 208-455-0360
Fax: 208-455-0358

District Office- Boise:
251 East Front Street, Suite 205
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: 208-334-1776
Fax: 208-334-9044

Articles and resources

Local blogs and discussion sites

Corresponding article on Wikipedia and Cause Caller. (If Cause Caller link does not work, pick from its list of senators and representatives.)

Current Office: U.S. Senate
111th Congress
Leadership Position:
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110th Congress
Leadership Position:
None
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Caucuses:
Committees: Senate Committee on Agriculture Nutrition and Forestry, Senate Committee on Agriculture Nutrition and Forestry/Subcommittee on Domestic and Foreign Marketing Inspection and Plant and Animal Health, Senate Committee on Agriculture Nutrition and Forestry/Subcommittee on Nutrition and Food Assistance Sustainable and Organic Agriculture and General Legislation, Senate Committee on Agriculture Nutrition and Forestry/Subcommittee on Rural Revitalization Conservation Forestry and Credit, Senate Committee on Banking Housing and Urban Affairs, Senate Committee on Banking Housing and Urban Affairs/Subcommittee on Financial Institutions, Senate Committee on Banking Housing and Urban Affairs/Subcommittee on Housing Transportation and Community Development, Senate Committee on Banking Housing and Urban Affairs/Subcommittee on Securities Insurance and Investment, Senate Committee on the Budget, Senate Committee on Finance, Senate Committee on Finance/Subcommittee on Energy Natural Resources and Infrastructure, Senate Committee on Finance/Subcommittee on Taxation IRS Oversight and Long-Term Growth, Senate Committee on Finance/Subcommittee on International Trade and Global Competitiveness
Congressional Career
First Elected to Current Office:
November 3, 1998
First Took Current Office:
January 6, 1999
Next Election:
November 2, 2010
Term Ends:
Freshman Member?
No
Previous Political Work?
U.S. House of Representatives, Idaho State Senator, Bonneville County Precinct Committeeman
Other Party Membership:
District Offices:
1. 202 Falls Avenue, Suite 2, Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: 208-734-2515 / Fax: 208-733-0414
2. 275 South 5th Avenue, Suite 225, Pocatello, ID 83201
Phone: 208-236-6775 / Fax: 208-236-6935
3. 610 Hubbard Street, Suite 209, Coeur D'Alene, ID 83814
Phone: 208-664-5490 / Fax: 208-664-0889
4. 313 D Street, Suite 105, Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: 208-743-1492 / Fax: 208-743-6484
5. 490 Memorial Drive, Suite 102, Idaho Falls, ID 83402
Phone: 208-522-9779 / Fax: 208-529-8367
6. 524 East Cleveland Boulevard, Suite 220, Caldwell, ID 83605
Phone: 208-455-0360 / Fax: 208-455-0358
7. 251 East Front Street, Suite 205, Boise, ID 83702
Phone: 208-334-1776 / Fax: 208-334-9044


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Date of Birth: May 20, 1953