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1972 United States House of Representatives elections in Idaho

One of the 2 Idaho incumbents was re-elected and the other retired.

District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Idaho 1 James A. McClure Republican 1966 Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
New member elected.
Republican hold.
Steve Symms (Republican) 55.6%
Ed Williams (Democratic) 44.4%
Idaho 2 Orval H. Hansen Republican 1968 Incumbent re-elected. Orval H. Hansen (Republican) 69.2%
Willis H. Ludlow (Democratic) 27.0%
John L. Thiebert (American) 3.8%

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