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Michael SimpsonREPRepublican United States Representative, ID-2
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Michael Keith Simpson (born September 8, 1950) is an American politician and former dentist serving as the U.S. representative for Idaho's 2nd congressional district since 1999. The district covers most of the eastern portion of the state, including Idaho Falls, Pocatello, Sun Valley, Twin Falls and the northern two-thirds of Boise. A member of the Republican Party, Simpson was first elected to public office in 1984, and was elected to the House in the 1998 elections, succeeding Mike Crapo. He served as Speaker of the Idaho House of Representatives from 1992 to 1998. Generally regarded as a centrist, Simpson supports DACA, work visas for illegal immigrant farm workers, and was one of 18 Republicans who voted against Jim Jordan's nomination for Speaker of the House all three times.

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Education6 - 6 of 4
Utah State University
Bachelor of Science
Blackfoot High School
Washington University in St. Louis
Doctor of Dental Surgery
Washington University School of Dental Medicine
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
United States House of Representatives
1998 - Current
Idaho State House of Representatives
1984 - 1998
Speaker of the House
Idaho State House of Representatives
1992 - 1998
Assistant Majority Leader
Idaho State House of Representatives
Council Member
City of Blackfoot
1980 - 1984
Simpson Family Dental Practice
1977 - 1998
Other Experience1 - 6 of 6
National Rifle Association (NRA)
Former Member
Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Lodge 1416
Former Member
Idaho State Dental Association
Former Member
Rotary Club of Blackfoot
Majority Caucus, Idaho State House of Representatives
Former Member
Labor, Health & Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives