Russ Fulcher

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Russell Fulcher
Member of the Idaho Senate
from the 22nd district
In office
January 2005 – Present
Preceded byJack Noble
Personal details
Born(1962-03-09) March 9, 1962 (age 52)
Boise, Idaho, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Kara Fulcher
Alma materBoise State University
 
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Russell Fulcher
Member of the Idaho Senate
from the 22nd district
In office
January 2005 – Present
Preceded byJack Noble
Personal details
Born(1962-03-09) March 9, 1962 (age 52)
Boise, Idaho, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Kara Fulcher
Alma materBoise State University

Russell M. Fulcher (born March 9, 1962) is a Republican member of the Idaho Senate, representing the 22nd District (Meridian) since 2005. He currently serves as Majority Caucus Chairman. He received both a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business Administration at Boise State University.

Early life and career[edit]

A fourth-generation Idahoan, Russ Fulcher was born in Boise, Idaho and raised in Meridian, Idaho. He married Kara Fulcher and together they have three children, Meghan, Benjamin, and Nicole. Fulcher received both a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business Administration from Boise State University in 1984 and 1988 respectively. He also completed a course on Electronic Engineering through Micron Technology. In 2005, Senator Fulcher was appointed by Governor Dirk Kempthorne to the Idaho State Senate representing Idaho's 22nd Legislative District, which encompasses large portions of Meridian and Kuna, to replace Jack Noble, who resigned in disgrace after a conflict of interest. Fulcher was elected in 2006.[1]

When not tending to his legislative duties, Fulcher works in the commercial real estate business. Prior to that, he logged 24 years in Idaho’s technology industry, spending much of that time working in international sales with Micron Technology.

Gubernatorial race[edit]

On November 23, 2013, Fulcher officially announced his intentions to run against incumbent governor Butch Otter in the 2014 Idaho Gubernatorial Election. Fulcher will face Otter in the Republican Primary in May of 2014.

Committees[edit]

Fulcher is currently serving on the following Committees:

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Awards and recognition[edit]

Fulcher has been honored as a recipient of the following awards:

References[edit]

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