Idaho 2018 election voter guide includes candidates for governor, Congress, Ada and Canyon counties, lawmakers. Covers ballots in Southwest Idaho: Boise, Meridian, Nampa, Caldwell, Eagle, Garden City, Kuna.
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Republican, Democratic candidates for Idaho governor and attorney general agree that a federal proposal to send nuclear waste from Washington to the Idaho National Laboratory for treatment isn’t realistic..
Idaho’s small-town hospitals have their own reason to back Medicaid expansion: In some cases, it may keep their doors open. Hospitals see it as revenue lifeline; critic says they want “tax-funded subsidies.”
Medicaid expansion may cost Idaho $105 million over 10 years if voters enact it in November 2018. Or, it may cost more. It might keep families out of medical bankruptcy. Forecasting costs, benefits is tricky.
Republican Idaho Senate candidate David DeHaas is scheduled to be tried on a resisting arrest charge 3 weeks after the November election. DeHaas is challenging incumbent Democratic Sen. Maryanne Jordan.
All statewide Idaho candidates and all state political action committees file their latest campaign finance reports. Spending, donations for governor, public schools superintendent, Props 1 and 2 included.
One major difference in Idaho’s low-key Secretary of State’s race appears to be how active Republican Lawerence Denney and Democrat Jill Humble think the office should be in pursuing voter turnout initiatives.
A longtime Republican Idaho lawmaker who lost to a political newcomer in May’s primary is among 6 candidates mounting write-in campaigns for November vote. Tom Loertscher appears most viable ahead of election.
Idaho Republican schools chief Sherri Ybarra’s major campaign event was hosted by a former principal whose teaching certificates were suspended by the state amid workplace sexual harassment allegations.
Fact check: Idaho governor candidates Brad Little, a Republican, and Paulette Jordan, a Democrat, each shared a number of facts and figures during their Oct. 2 forum on fiscal policy at The College of Idaho.