Brad Little has been a mainstay in Idaho politics since 2001, first as a state senator then, starting in 2009, as lieutenant governor. Now, in 2018, he's the Republican nominee to be Idaho's next governor.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan has received national attention for potentially becoming Idaho's first female governor and Native American governor shattering the stereotypical image of Idahoan politicians.
Russ Fulcher, the 2018 GOP nominee for Idaho's 1st Congressional District, gives an acceptance speech on primary night, May 15. "Every time I say a word, every time I cast a vote, I want you to know I take that very, very seriously."
The past seven years have been on-again, off-again for racing of any form at Les Bois Park near Boise, Idaho. Now, its owners are asking voters to legalize a machine for betting on past horse races; they say it will make reopening the park feasible.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy talks Aug. 22, 2018, in Boise about building a relationship with former Idaho state Sen. Russ Fulcher, the Republican nominee to replace U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador in Congress.