Fulcher’s Common Core challenge

How the standards, and other K-12 issues, factor into the governor’s race.

Dueling secretary of state endorsements

Can’t tell the endorsements without a scorecard? Not to worry. Here’s the rundown from the GOP race for secretary of state.

Elections: Another big name for McGrane

Former Gov. Phil Batt endorsed Phil McGrane Thursday — two days after retiring Secretary of State Ben Ysursa endorsed McGrane as his successor.

Fulcher: Idaho should ditch Common Core

Idaho should follow Indiana’s lead and opt out of the Common Core standards, Republican gubernatorial candidate Russ Fulcher said Wednesday.

FINAL elections filings (3.14.14, 6:36 p.m.)

For Idaho political junkies, March Madness is done and the candidate brackets are filled. Take a look at who’s running for what.

Lanza joins Balukoff campaign

Mike Lanza co-founded a group that pushed for the defeat of Propositions 1, 2 and 3. He will serve as gubernatorial candidate A.J. Balukoff’s spokesman and education adviser.

Balukoff: JFAC school budget falls short

The Democratic gubernatorial candidate also says Gov. Butch Otter has shortchanged recommendations from his own education reform task force.

Otter files for third term

Rather than stage a campaign event during the ongoing legislative session, Otter and his team filed the official candidate paperwork and released a list of backers and organizers.