Several Republicans vying to be the next governor

Several Republicans vying to be the next governor

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Idaho Freedom Foundation staff
May 25, 2010
Idaho Freedom Foundation staff
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May 25, 2010

Tuesday is Idaho's primary election day in Idaho, and several candidates are challenging Gov. Butch Otter in the Republican primary.  IdahoReporter.com has profiled all of the challengers in the governor's race.

Former elk rancher Rex Rammell of Idaho Falls released his economic plan at the Idaho Capitol in January.  Ada County Commissioner Sharon Ullman said she will be a viable alternative to the governorUllman and Rammell also participated in a televised debate that Otter declined to attend.  Boise's Pete Peterson predicted that Otter will lose today's primary electionWalt Bayes of Wilder said his number one issue is abortionTamara Wells of Post Falls wants to put an end to career politicians in the governor's office.

There are two Democrats running for governor.  Watch video of Keith Allred of Eagle and Lee Chaney of Preston talk to to Democrats in Ada County about Otter's work as governor.

IdahoReporter.com also covered the contested GOP primary for state controller.  The Republican race for lieutenant governor also has several candidates.  Lt. Gov. Brad Little seeks to win his first statewide race, and is being challenged by Marine veteran Joshua Blessinger and former Constitution Party candidate for Lincoln County sheriff Steve Pankey.

Visit IdahoReporter.com and the IdahoReporter Twitter feed for updates of election results after the polls close Tuesday evening.

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