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THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2018

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 2, 2017

Idaho state Rep. Kelley Packer looks at the signable map of Idaho on her campaign-logo RV; she’s one of five GOP candidates running for Idaho lieutenant governor. (Kelley Packer campaign)

Rivals for Idaho lieutenant governor post amass campaign funds 

Idaho’s lieutenant governor is a relatively low-profile position, considered part-time and paying less than the state’s other top jobs. But five Republican candidates already are campaigning for the post in 2018, and the latest campaign finance reports show they’re amassing campaign funds from a variety of sources – including their own pockets...

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 2017

2 more candidates to run for Idaho lieutenant governor 

Two more candidates have announced their intent to run for Idaho lieutenant governor in 2018. Republicans Kelley Packer of McCammon and Janice McGeachin of Idaho Falls have filed to run for the position. Packer is currently serving her third term in the Idaho House. Meanwhile, McGeachin is a businesswoman who also...

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TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2016

Rep. Kelley Packer's challenger raises nearly $43K 

Jason West, a chiropractor from Pocatello, has raised a whopping $42,986 for his run in the GOP primary against Rep. Kelley Packer, R-McCammon, who’s been targeted this year by the Idaho Freedom Foundation after she sharply criticized the lobbying group. Packer is an office manager...

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