M 2011 Idaho General Election

Jim Edgington

A candidate for Council Seat 1, City of Post Falls in the 2011 Idaho General Election

City: Post Falls, Idaho

Occupation: Retired South Dakota police officer

On this race: Edgington, 65, is taking his first stab at public office, inspired, he said, by “the stupid things that Post Falls is doing.” That includes raising taxes by 2 percent and passing ordinances that hurt home-based businesses. He said he wants to make sure government is run efficiently and that it is welcoming to citizens and businesses. “I want to put some common sense back in this thing. People need to have a backbone.”

Competitors

Last updated: Nov. 9, 11:54 a.m. Election results

CandidateVotesPct
Kerri Thoreson 1,058 59.40%
Joe Bodman 496 27.85%
Jim Edgington 227 12.75%
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