State Rep. Christy Perry is considering joining the open race in Idaho’s 1st Congressional District.
Perry, R-Nampa, told Kimberlee Kruesi of the Associated Press that she is looking at the crowded congressional race.
Perry is in her fourth term in the Legislature.
With incumbent 1st District Rep. Raul Labrador running for governor, the congressional race has already drawn three big-name GOP candidates: former state Sen. Russ Fulcher of Meridian; former attorney general and Lt. Gov. David Leroy of Boise; and state Rep. Luke Malek of Coeur d’Alene. Other candidates are Bonners Ferry Republican Michael Snyder, Post Falls Republican Nicholas Henderson, Meridian Democrat Donald Roy Miller and Post Falls Democrat Michael William Smith.