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Eye On Boise 2017 Idaho election archive

TUESDAY, DEC. 19, 2017

Man wins tied southern Idaho election following recount

A southern Idaho city has filled a council seat after an election that ended in what officials thought was tie and was followed by a coin toss and a recount. The Times-News reports Minidoka County officials recounted ballots Monday, finding Dick Galbraith had won the seat on the Heyburn City Council by one vote...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 21, 2017

Billboard targeting eastern Idaho mayor draws scrutiny

Eastern Idaho officials say a billboard targeting the incumbent mayor of Idaho Falls by a political action committee called Businesses for Growth contains misleading information. The billboard asks why Mayor Rebecca Casper would spend $87 million for water meters rather than get a new high school. Public Works Director Chris Fredericksen says...

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Election results from around the state...

In election results around Idaho, Boise’s city council races were won by former state Rep. Holli Woodings, incumbent TJ Thomson and activist Lisa Sanchez, and voters overwhelmingly approved renewal of an open space tax levy. Nampa Mayor Bob Henry, who was first elected in 2013,...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 11, 2017

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