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New Yorker says he’ll challenge Crapo for Idaho Senate seat

When Idaho’s senior senator, Mike Crapo, last sought re-election, he made history by drawing no challenger on the ballot, just a write-in. This time, Crapo has drawn a Democratic challenger well in advance of Idaho’s May 2010 primary election - but it’s a lawyer from New York who’s never been to Idaho. William Bryk, who’s filed his declaration of candidacy and a campaign finance report with the FEC, says there ought to be a choice. He’s a bankruptcy attorney and upstate New York native who, oddly, won the 2000 GOP primary for vice-president in New Hampshire, writes history columns, and is married to the former theater critic for the New Yorker. Legally, Bryk can run for the Idaho seat - he’d just have to live in Idaho as of the date of the general election. Closest he’s been to Idaho to date? Buffalo, N.Y. You can read my full story here at spokesman.com.


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Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.

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