The North Idaho Political Action Committee has endorsed a slate of state, legislative and Kootenai County courthouse candidates, in a release sent to Huckleberries Online moments ago. Brad Corkill of NIPAC told HucksOnline that this represents the first round of his PAC's endorsements. NIPAC raised money to help the candidates by staging a luncheon on the day of the Lincoln Day Dinner. Endorsements are:
- Idaho Legislature:
District 2: House Seat A -- Fritz Wiedenhoff, House Seat B -- Ed Morse; District 3: Senate -- Pat Whalen, House Seat A -- Terry Werner, House Seat B -- Greg Gfeller; District 4: Senate -- John Goedde, House Seat A -- Luke Malek, no endorsement for House Seat B; District 7: House Seat A -- Shauna Hillman
- County Courthouse:
County Commissioner -- Todd Tondee, Clerk -- Don Pischner, Treasurer -- Laurie Thomas, Assessor -- Mike McDowell.
Governor -- C. L. “Butch” Otter, Lt. Gov. -- Brad Little, Attorney General -- Lawrence Wasden, Controller -- Brandon Woolf, and Supreme Court -- Joel Horton