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Tue., April 22, 2014, 8:30 a.m.

Commish Wannabe Seeks Bankruptcy

County commissioner candidate Tim Herzog filed Chapter 13 bankruptcy on $124,239 in debts earlier this year. "When I filed for office I was concerned that would come up," Herzog said Monday. "This could really kill my chance of winning this race." The majority of his outstanding debts was one home loan for $109,199 from Sterling Financial. The rest were credit cards and other bills. "We had some medical problems in the family, and I made a bad real estate investment a number of years ago and that has come back to bite me," he said. "Being a Realtor, I should have done more due diligence on that"/Jeff Selle, Coeur d'Alene Press. More here.

Question: Is this a deal-breaker for you re: Herzog's run for county commissioner?

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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