Eye On Boise

A historical perspective on how Idaho became a one-party state…

Boise State Public Radio reporter Adam Cotterell has a fascinating look at Idaho political history today in his report, “Road to Red: How Idaho Became a One-Party State,” which also was the topic of a BSPR panel discussion last night featuring Idaho GOP Secretary of State Ben Ysursa, Democratic strategist Betty Richardson, and BSU professor emeritus Jim Weatherby. You can see Cotterell’s full report here. It traces how everything from national issues to in-migration to personalities helped bring Idaho to its current political state.


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Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Russell covers Idaho news from the state capitol in Boise and writes the Eye on Boise blog.

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