Here’s a look at what’s different — and the same — this time around.
The nominees begin the race to the Nov. 6 election with depleted bank accounts — and Democratic nominee Paulette Jordan holding an edge over Republican Brad Little.
GOP Lt. Gov. Brad Little said he opposes the 3.5 to 5 percent fee increases, approved last week. Democratic candidates A.J. Balukoff and Paulette Jordan also voiced concerns about college affordability.
The two Republican candidates for state superintendent combined to raise only $8,600 in the second half of 2017. Meanwhile, Democrats are still searching for a candidate of their own.
In 2014, Tommy Ahlquist called a $600,000 state pilot a low-risk starting point to address pre-K. Now, the Republican gubernatorial candidate says he opposes state funding for pre-K.