Dennis Harper, DC

“A Voice For Rural Idaho”

Ran for
Idaho House of Representatives,
District 7A in 2020

  • Thank you to all who voted for and supported my campaign… You will continue to see me support Idaho, now and in future!
    Though I did not win the legislative house position, I did win a big appreciation for the whole process. I also realize that many opportunities will open up because of this. I want to thank everyone that was involved in helping. I want to congratulate Priscilla for winning the 7A position. We will have redistricting by the 2-year period when elections come up again. I am at this point in time considering running. And again […]
  • Lewiston Morning Tribune Article On Idaho 7A Race
    7th District incumbent is being challenged by Orofino chiropractor By William L. Spence Of the Tribune Orofino chiropractor Dennis Harper takes on two-term incumbent Rep. Priscilla Giddings in the May 19 Republican primary race for Idaho’s 7th Legislative District House A seat. Harper, 63, initially filed for the House B seat, after longtime Rep. Paul Shepherd announced he wouldn’t run for another term in office. However, when it got to the final day of the candidate filing […]
  • Idaho’s primary election to remain on May 19, will be conducted by mail
    Dennis Harper DC is asking for your vote!! Please vote by absentee ballot!!! It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3! #VoteEarlyIdaho – Monday March 30, 2020 Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little and Secretary of State Lawerence Denney announced today there will be no change in Idaho’s primary election date of May 19….. but please note, there may be additional changes to the primary as far as timing, so please check often! The election will be conducted […]

Dr. Dennis Harper longtime resident and business owner announced his intention to Run for District 7A Representative in January of 2020. Pricilla Giddings currently held the position. Though he was defeated in the 2020 voting cycle, he is happy for the experience and may rerun in the future.

Dr. Harper has held many prominent positions within the State of Idaho including State Board of Chiropractic Physicians, serving 12 years on that board beginning in 1987. He helped shape many of the rules and laws that served our Chiropractic physicians for many years. He is Current and past Public Affairs Chairperson for the Orofino Chamber of Commerce. Been on Advisory panels with Former Governor Butch Otter, Senator Mike Crapo, LCSC Advisory Board member and past Chairman.

He has practiced in Idaho since 1980 and run a very successful Chiropractic practice here in Orofino since 1984. He has been an active member of the Idaho Association of Chiropractic Physicians since 1981. Moving to Idaho upon completion of his Education from Western States Chiropractic College in Portland, Oregon. He moved to Idaho to “hunt and fish” having become enchanted as a young boy with Idaho, after seeing a photograph of his father and Red Porteous hunting in Dixie, Idaho.

He has spent many years working with the Corp of Engineers and Dworshak Reservoir on various committees; creating and pushing the Fertilization Program on Dworshak Reservoir which has been a huge boon to our previously struggling bass and trout populations. Creating a nutrient rich environment for our fish and the overall health of their environment.

Dennis Harper brings a wealth of information and experience as diverse as the beautiful State we live in. From the perspective of landowner, businessman, health care provider, recreational enthusiast, education, job opportunities, vocational rehab, affordable health
care and rural access, and EMS services.

He has been a member of the Republican Party for 40 years, he has solid Conservative views, is a strong supporter of protecting our 2nd Amendment Rights and the freedoms that we are guaranteed under the Constitution of the United States, preserving these rights for future generations. Ensuring that Idaho continues to be run by Idahoans.

Jesse Field Call

Idaho: vote for THE game changer. This brilliant man (and his amazing wife and capable staff) saved my life! He knows what he’s talking about.

Heather Leach

Dear Editor:
Dennis Harper is my choice for the Idaho House of Representatives District 7A position.
Dennis will work hard for the interests of Clearwater County and Orofino while in Boise. He has lived in Orofino for over 40 years and been involved in the community in youth projects, Kiwanis, the Chamber of Commerce, PLAY and more.
We need a strong voice in Boise to represent our North Idaho interests and Dennis will do that. He will be accessible to each of us and will listen to our concerns. I encourage you to vote Dennis Harper on May
19th. Go to to request your absentee ballot today.

Ryan Smathers – Reccomendation

I’m writing this to show my support of Dr. Dennis Harper for Idaho State Representative District 7A. Dennis has a long history of fighting for our area, both natural resource and business retention and attraction. Dennis has worked well with Federal agencies such as the US Army Corp of Engineers and the US Forest Service to wade through bureaucracy to get results that truly benefit our area. He’s served as a legislative liaison for the Orofino Chamber of Commerce for numerous years. He’s a sportsman, that strives to ensure our public lands stay public, He’s worked hard to improve wildlife habitat and studies our fishery issues as well. He’s approachable, level-headed, and truly cares about the issues facing our region of Idaho! Please join me in Voting for Dr. Dennis Harper for District 7A House of Representatives!

Ryan Smathers