Idaho GOP Rep. Raul Labrador, who is running for governor, today announced that former Idaho Republican Party executive director and longtime GOP campaign strategist Scott Phillips has joined his campaign team. “He brings a level of expertise and a drive to win that enhances our campaign's ability to execute our statewide plan,” Labrador said in a statement. “We are so excited to have Scott on our team."
Labrador said Phillips will be his campaign’s senior strategist and spokesman; he joins campaign manager China Gum.
Phillips served as a deputy controller for State Controllers Brandon Woolf and Donna Jones, and as a deputy chief of staff under Governor Jim Risch; he left the state controller’s office in mid-August.