Jana Jones

Elections: Ybarra won despite meager fundraising

Democrat Jana Jones enjoyed nearly a 5-to-1 fundraising advantage in the open race for state schools superintendent.

Crunching numbers in the superintendent’s race

How and where did Sherri Ybarra win on Election Night? Here’s a closer look at the vote counts.

Ybarra wins superintendent’s race

The vote tally was narrow all night. The outcome wasn’t clear until Ada County’s final ballots were counted Wednesday morning.

Weekend poll: Ybarra 46 percent, Jones 45 percent

The state superintendent’s race is the closest statewide election, according to a poll released Saturday. Republicans hold double-digit leads in other statewide races.

A $1.5 million spending spree in the governor’s race

Looking for the latest fundraising news from the key Idaho elections? Check this running blog post.

Idaho Falls kids organize, run debate

A group of 80 students from Compass Academy handled every aspect of a superintendent debate between Sherri Ybarra and Jana Jones.

Jones named in guardianship dispute

The state superintendent’s candidate says the civil claim over a family loan is false; her attorney calls the claim politically motivated. A court hearing is scheduled for Nov. 7.

Balukoff has put $3.2 million into his campaign

The Democratic gubernatorial candidate pumped nearly $1 million into his campaign from Oct. 1 through Oct. 16.

Analysis: The politics of the pratfall

Will Sherri Ybarra’s misstatements affect the outcome of the Nov. 4 election — or will the GOP superintendent’s candidate win anyway?

PROFILE: Jones joins race to push for new education direction

As a former chief deputy superintendent of public instruction, Jones says her experience sets her apart.