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Kelly Anthon's Biography

Office: State Senate (ID) - District 27, Republican Majority Caucus Chair

On The Ballot: Running, Republican for State Senate (ID) - District 27

Contact Information


725 E 300 S
Burley, ID 83318


Post Office Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0081

725 East 300 South
Burley, ID 83318

Full Name:

Kelly Arthur Anthon




Wife: Joelle; 5 Children

Home City:

Declo, ID

Attended, Emerging Leaders Program, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia

Attended, Mediation Training, Strauss Institute of Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine School of Law, 2017

Certfied, Public Risk Manager, Public Risk Management Association, 2014

JD, University of Idaho College of Law, 1999-2002

BA, Anthropology, Brigham Young University, 1998

Majority Caucus Chair, Idaho State Senate, 2017-present

Senator, Idaho State Senate, District 27, 2015-present

Administrator, City of Rupert, Idaho, 2012-present

Candidate, Idaho State Senate, District 27, 2018, 2020

Appointed by Governor Butch Otter, Senator, Idaho State Senate, District 27, July 2, 2015

Former Member, Commerce and Human Resources Committee, Idaho State Senate

Former Member, Education Committee, Idaho State Senate

Former Member, Health and Welfare Committee, Idaho State Senate

Member, Board of Directors, Mart Group, Limited Liability Company, 2018-present

Member, Business Development Committee, Mart Group, Limited Liability Company, present

Chair, Corporate Governance and Compensation Committee, Mart Group, Limited Liability Company

Former City Attorney, Minidoka, Idaho

City Attorney, City of Acequia, Idaho, 2003-2012

City Attorney/Prosecutor, City of Burley, Idaho, 2010-2012

City Attorney, City of Rupert, Idaho, 2003-2012

Partner/Attorney, Robinson, Anthon & Tribe, 2009-2012

Associate Attorney, Robinson & Associates, 2002-2009

Board Member, Idaho Economic Development Association, present

Board Member, Mini-Cassia Economic Development Association, present

Member, Region IV Development Corporation, present

Chair, South Central Idaho Chapter, J. Reuben Clark Law Society, present

Board Member, Southern Idaho Economic Development Organization (SIEDO), present

Former President, Burley Rotary Club

Former Executive Board Member, Idaho Municipal Attorney Association

Former President, Minidoka Healthcare Foundation

Member, Governing Board, Cassia Regional Medical Center, Intermountain Healthcare, 2008-2018

President, Student Bar Association, University of Idaho College of Law, 2001-2002


Accomplished Under 40, Idaho Business Review, 2013;
Southern Idaho's 'Most Influential', Times News, 2014;
'Emerging Leader' Designation, The State Legislative Leaders Foundation, 2016