Uberconservative gadfly Larry Spencer of Hayden filed candidacy papers this afternoon to run as a Democrat against incumbent Republican Mike McDowell of Coeur d'Alene. McDowell will also face a primary challenge from Patrick Galles of Post Falls. In other Kootenai County Courthouse filings today, Republican County Commissioner Jai Nelson filed for another term. In the GOP primary, she will face David Stewart of Coeur d'Alene and Terry Lee Wall of Coeur d'Alene. You can see the final list of courthouse office filings here.
- Also: Wave of candidates file for Kootenai County office/Scott Maben, SR