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TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2011, 8:15 A.M.

Keough, Broadsword Could Face Off

Among the revelations from the hearings so far: North Idaho's District 2 is likely to be completely realigned, and that could mean that District 2 Sen. Joyce Broadsword, R-Sagle, right, ends up in District 1 - along with District 1 Sen. Shawn Keough, R-Sandpoint, left. Even Broadsword told the commission the district has to change. “It isn't about seated legislators. It's about what's best for the citizens who live in those districts, what's easiest for them to be able to get to the polls and participate in the system,” she said at the hearing in Sandpoint. “That's just the reality,” Frasure said. “I think all of us are committed to do the right thing. … She testified against her own legislative district"/Betsy Russell, Eye On Boise. More here.

Question: Which two incumbent GOP legislators from North Idaho would you like to see forced to run against each other in a primary race? Why?




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