Idaho House Minority Leader John Rusche, D-Lewiston, in an op-ed piece, notes recent Democratic gains throughout the West. “Yet the Democratic brand continues to lag across much of Idaho,” he writes. “We know that our fellow Idahoans will not shift long-held voting patterns unless they have compelling reasons to do so. So here’s my best shot at telling you what Idaho Democrats stand for.” Click here to read his full article.
Rusche suggests that Idaho Democrats are misunderstood, and that if voters knew more about them, they’d vote for more of them.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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