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Josh Tanner

State Representative Legislative District 14 Seat B

Biography & Background

Josh Tanner is a Constitutional Conservative and patriot who believes that God has given our country a unique blessing and responsibility to uphold for future generations. He is currently the Eagle Fire Commissioner and has served as Chairman of the Eagle Fire District since 2018. Josh Tanner grew up in Eagle, ID and achieved an Executive MBA and a Bachelor of Science from Boise State University. He has a strong desire to serve and represent all Idahoans by ensuring a limited, effective and fiscally responsible government that preserves our traditional values and great resources. He is a local business owner with an entrepreneurial spirit, who loves to be in the great Idaho outdoors with his wife and three young children.

Top 3 Issues:

1. Government Overreach Regarding Covid-19: I strongly oppose the Federal Government’s overreach into the lives of Idahoans— specifically pertaining to Covid-19. It is my belief that there is no place for government involvement in the personal health matters of you, your family, or mine.
2. Government Accountability: As current Chairman of the Eagle Fire District, and Eagle Fire Commissioner, I understand the inner workings of government. I promise to bring accountability and transparency to the State of Idaho. I promise to fight for fiscal responsibility in order to increase effectiveness and efficiency, while simultaneously reducing government spending.
3. Constitution and 2nd Amendment: I am a proud supporter of our Constitution and your 2nd amendment rights. I am a proud gun owner, and was raised around guns, and I’m an avid hunter in Idaho’s beautiful backcountry. As issues continue to rise internationally and in our own country, I will adamantly defend our fundamental constitutional right to keep and bear arms.

Integrity in Affiliation

Submission: Yes

“I have read the Idaho Constitution and the Idaho Republican Party Platform. I support the Idaho Republican Platform and accept it as the standard by which my performance as a candidate and as an officeholder should be evaluated. I certify that I am not a candidate, officer, delegate or position holder in any party other than the Republican Party.”