Incumbents in this years elections find themselves facing challengers.
All three Boise incumbents have opponents in this years City Council election. A total of eight candidates are vying for three seats. Council President Maryanne Jordan and fellow incumbent TJ Thomson drew two challengers apiece.
Meridian has the most candidates of any city, with 16 people seeking four seats. Most of those candidates are making a run at the citys two newly created seats that have no incumbent.
In Caldwell, Paul Alldredge will try to unseat incumbent Mayor Garret Nancolas. Nampa Mayor Tom Dale has three challengers.
Here are the candidates:
City Council, Seat 2: Ben Quintana (incumbent), Tyler Smith
Seat 4: T.J. Thomson (i), Jill G. Humble, Bill Jarocki
Seat 6: Maryanne Jordan (i), Paul Edmond Fortin
City Council (two at-large seats): Jeff Kunz, Jeff Laughlin, Ronald Stancil Stan Ridgeway, Mark Pyper
Mayor: John Evans (i)
City Council (two at-large seats): Kathleen Simko (i), Jeff Souza (i), Elfreda Higgins
City Council (two at-large seats): Richard C. Cardoza (i), Warren Christensen, Pat Jones, K.C Maly
City Council, Seat 2: Joe Borton, Patrick Malloy
Seat 4: Keith Bird (i), Russell Joki, Matthew Townsend
Seat 5 (new seat): Terry Benson, Jeff Hoseley, Michael V. Long, Genesis Milam, Ty Palmer, Drew Wahlin
Seat 6 (new seat): Luke Cavener, David Moberly, Curtis F. Munson, Shaun Wardle, Stephen Warren, Steven R. Yearsley
City Council, Seat 3: Gary D. Smith (i), Richard Locket
Seat 4: Tammy McDaniel (i), Heidi Prigge, Ulysses Mori
Mayor: Garret Nancolas (i), Paul Alldredge
City Council, Seat 1: Mike Pollard (i)
Seat 2: Dennis Callsen (i)
Seat 3: Rob Hopper (i)
Seat 6: Terrence Biggers (i)
Mayor: Tom Dale (i), Bob Henry, Robert Muse, Melissa Sue Robinson
City Council, Seat 1: Paul Raymond, Victor Rodriguez
Seat 3: Pam White (i), Klynn Miller
Seat 5 (new seat): Randy Haverfield, Lance McGrath
Seat 6 (new seat): Jeff Kirkman, Bruce Skaug, Darryl Speiser
City Council (two at-large seats): Lenny John Riccio (i), Tyson Sparrow, Jim Tank Taylor, Rob Kiser, Frank McKeever, Brady Fuller