Eye On Boise

Kootenai R's punt on Roetter, back gag order for Central Committee members

So what did Kootenai County Republicans do last night on their bid to oust their state committeeman for not supporting the re-election of Rep. Phil Hart? They didn't. The central committee voted 35-30 to delay the vote on whether to oust Matt Roetter, which meant the  packed crowd at the meeting didn't get to discuss the issue. The committee also voted that elected executive members and precinct leaders must support all primary winners, without exception; and appointed a squad to watch what members say in the media lest it violate that edict; here's the scoop at Huckleberries Online.

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