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Primary Confuses Even GOP Hopefuls

Secretary of State Ben Ysursa is spending $200,000 to buy billboards and ads and take other measures to inform voters about Idaho's first-ever closed Republican primary May 15. Ada County Clerk Chris Rich has hired 100 extra pollworkers to answer questions on Election Day. Candidates, meanwhile, are scrambling to capture reliable absentee voters who request ballots by mail. That makes for some confusion as well. Last week, Republican Sen. Mitch Toryanski of Boise sent one of his district's most prominent Democrats — state party Treasurer Susan Eastlake — a letter thanking her for associating with the GOP/Dan Popkey, Idaho Statesman. More here.

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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