Ybarra speaks on scheduling flap

The Republican state superintendent’s candidate says she will have ample opportunities to reach out to education stakeholders. She also touted a list of endorsements from 10 GOP legislators.

Ybarra defends decision to snub IASA event

The GOP candidate for state superintendent declined to meet with education leaders at the annual event to instead attend Thursday’s meeting hosted by the State Department, she said in a press release Wednesday.

Jones enjoys considerable fundraising edge

Democratic state superintendent’s candidate Jana Jones begins the general election with about $20,000 in hand — eclipsing Republican Sherri Ybarra’s meager $293 campaign balance.

Ybarra raised $300 in runup to race

The surprise Republican nominee for state schools superintendent begins the general election with $293.87 in her campaign war chest.

How did Sherri Ybarra pull off the upset?

Republicans selected an educator who raised very little money and did little campaigning — but managed to win a four-way campaign.

Idaho elections: the money race

Gov. Butch Otter has raised at least $461,000 for his re-election campaign since Jan. 1. His key rival, Sen. Russ Fulcher has raised at least $154,000. And more from the sunshine reports.

GOP primaries: the endorsement roundup

Where did the state’s editorial pages come down on the key May 20 primary elections? Here’s a roundup.

Jensen reports raising $38,000 for schools

The GOP candidate for state superintendent has asked supporters to donate to local schools instead of contributing to his campaign.

Latest debate draws out new answers

Find out what the candidates think about raising taxes, Idaho’s new standardized tests and how they plan to improve Idaho’s reading scores.

Video: This week’s political talk

Get caught up on the state superintendent’s race — and look ahead to next week’s round of pivotal campaign finance reports.