This week in the superintendent’s race: Catch up here

There’s been a lot of news in the state superintendent’s primary this week.

Here’s a one-stop shop where you can get caught up:

Monday: Republican incumbent Sherri Ybarra and challengers Debbie Critchfield and Branden Durst squared off in a debate, aired statewide on Idaho Public Television. Here is a full story on the debate from our Blake Jones. And click here to watch the debate.

Tuesday: A judge in King County. Wash., found Durst in contempt of court, in connection with  the candidate’s custody agreement with his ex-wife. Story from our friends at Idaho Capital Sun.

The latest in the money race: Critchfield continues to hold a big fundraising edge. Jones has this story too.

Ybarra, Critchfield and Durst met again Tuesday night, in a debate aired on KTVB. Click here to watch.

Thursday: Do you want to read where the candidates stand, in their own words? We have that covered. Here’s our questionnaire.

With six joint appearances — including two this week — the superintendents’ candidates are showing voters what they can expect. That’s how it should work. An analysis piece on the debate season.

Kevin Richert

About Kevin Richert

Senior reporter and blogger Kevin Richert specializes in education politics and education policy. He has more than 30 years of experience in Idaho journalism. He is a frequent guest on KIVI 6 On Your Side; "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television; and "Idaho Matters" on Boise State Public Radio. Follow Kevin on Twitter: @KevinRichert. He can be reached at [email protected]

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