This post was updated on Nov. 5 at 10:45 a.m.
Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has won a rare third term leading the state.
Otter, now 72, has been a fixture of Idaho politics since he was first elected to the Idaho House of Representatives in 1973. Otter has been a legislator, a congressman and one of the state's longest-serving lieutenant governors.
He was first elected governor of Idaho in 2006. This year, Otter faced a difficult race against his Democratic challenger, Boise businessman A.J. Balukoff.