Seth Holden admits he doesn't have much beef with the man he's trying to unseat in this year's election for Boise mayor.
In fact, the 25-year-old Boise State University student said David Bieter, who's running for a fourth consecutive term as mayor, "has done a great job leading the city."
So why try to replace him?
"I don't really care for career politicians," Holden said Thursday. "That's one of the things I've noticed with Bieter. He's been in there 12 years...New blood is always a good thing."
Holden said he's a technical communication and French double-major at BSU. As of now, he's scheduled to graduate in the spring of 2017.
"If I win, it'll take a little bit more time," he said.
Holden said he was born and raised in Boise and has no wife or children. When he graduates from college, he plans to either sink roots here or move to Europe and work in translation of technical documents from English to French and vice versa.
Holden said his campaign started out as an experiment, and he hasn't worked out a campaign approach yet. No matter what, though, the campaign will include a lot of social media outreach as well as knocking on residents' doors.
"I wasn't really getting serious about it until just a few days ago," he said.