BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo was running away with his Republican primary, easily beating his Republican rival, Claude "Skip" Davis.

Meanwhile, Democrat P. Tom Sullivan of Tetonia was also winning handily Tuesday over William Bryk, a Brooklyn, N.Y. lawyer who says he's never set foot in Idaho.

With a quarter of precincts counted, Crapo was leading with about 80 percent over Davis, a Weiser resident and U.S. Army veteran.

Sullivan had 75 percent of the vote.

Crapo, a Harvard University-educated lawyer from Idaho Falls who was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 1998, exits the primary with more than $2.8 million in his coffers.

He's the odds-on favorite against Sullivan in November, having coasted through his last election in a GOP-dominated state.

Copyright 2010 The AP.

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