A J Balukoff

Balukoff: Otter displays ‘incompetence’ on broadband deal

The Democratic challenger says Gov. Butch Otter needs to “come clean” on the contested school broadband contract.

Balukoff vows to revisit ’06 schools tax shift

The property tax overhaul has “greatly destabilized” school funding, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate said Tuesday.

GOP: Balukoff trying to buy election

The Democratic gubernatorial candidate donated nearly $1.6 million to his campaign from May through September.

Otter, Balukoff spar on education — and the budget

The wide-ranging hour-long debate featured a few sharp exchanges on education topics.

Four-day schools become campaign talking point

But two rural superintendents say the campaign rhetoric doesn’t tell the whole story.

Otter: Career ladder fits in 2015-16 budget

The first installment of the five-year plan carries a $23.7 million price tag.

Campaign roundup: Oct. 1, 2014

The GOP launches ads on Gov. Butch Otter’s behalf, and Libertarian candidate John Bujak is sanctioned.

Campaign roundup: Sept. 30, 2014

Butch Otter’s K-12 talking points, the ad race heats up and Sherri Ybarra’s Basque connections.

Governor’s race: Big TV buys, a first debate

A.J. Balukoff has poured more than $500,000 into TV ads, far outspending incumbent Gov. Butch Otter.

Balukoff rips ‘shady’ broadband deal

The Democratic candidate says “shady contracts and scandals” have marked Republican Gov. Butch Otter’s tenure.