Fundraising allowed some successful statewide candidates to dominate the airwaves. A few challengers ran spendy races and unseated Statehouse incumbents. But in some legislative races, outside political groups might have played a bigger and more far-reaching role.
Offering few specifics, Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin laid out a far-reaching to-do list for her first 100 days as governor.
Not all of Friday’s news was surprising. On the last day of the filing period, Gov. Brad Little filed for re-election, and Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin turned in her paperwork for a Republican primary challenge.
Idaho’s state superintendent of schools enters the race with name recognition, but it also means she’ll have to run on her track record.
The former congressman is the third Republican to join the race. Incumbent Republican Lawrence Wasden has been silent on his 2022 plans.