Need a trusted recommendation before casting your vote in Idaho’s midterm election? Take a look at the candidates — both Republicans and Democrats — the Idaho Statesman Editorial Board has endorsed.
The Idaho Statesman Editorial Board is separate from its newsroom. It’s a group of 7 individuals, including the Statesman’s publisher, who have researched, interviewed the candidates and asked questions on behalf of the voters to come up with independent recommendations in the best interest of Idahoans.
Here’s how the Editorial Board’s ballot would look for the 2018 midterm election:
Paulette Jordan, Democrat
✔️ Brad Little, Republican
✔️ Kristin Collum, Democrat
Janice McGeachin, Republican
Congressional District 1 — western Idaho
✔️ Russ Fulcher, Republican
Cristina McNeil, Democrat
Congressional District 2 — eastern Idaho
✔️ Mike Simpson, Republican
Aaron Swisher, Democrat
Superintendent of public instruction
✔️ Cindy Wilson, Democrat
Sherri Ybarra, Republican
Proposition 1: Historical horse-race gambling
Proposition 2: Medicaid expansion
College of Western Idaho plant levy
ACHD vehicle registration fee increase
Want to know more about the candidates and ballot issues? Visit the Idaho Statesman’s voter guide to learn more.