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Eye On Boise archive for May 30, 2017

TUESDAY, MAY 30, 2017

Idaho GOP Rep. Raul Labrador, surrounded by family members and supporters, launched his campaign for governor of Idaho on Tuesday in Boise at the home of his wife’s parents. (Betsy Z. Russell / SR)

Labrador kicks off campaign for governor, touts record in Congress 

Raul Labrador launched his campaign for governor of Idaho on Tuesday, declaring that he’s proven in his four terms in Congress that “I could be a leader for conservative change.” “Idahoans don’t care what your title is, or they don’t care how many terms you have served in office, what committees you are on or how many earmarks you’ve secured...

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3 of 4 Idaho GOP governor candidates have voted frequently

Four Republican candidates are vying to be Idaho's next governor, a race that's expected to be one of the state's most competitive in 2018. According to voter participation records requested by The Associated Press, three of the candidates have a strong history of casting votes on Election Day. The fourth voted, but not as often...

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Labrador hasn’t won VanderSloot’s endorsement 

Raul Labrador’s choice of venues for his campaign kickoff tour this week gave rise to some speculation that he had landed the support of major GOP campaign funder Frank VanderSloot, owner of Melaleuca in Idaho Falls – but he hasn’t. Labrador's Boise announcement this afternoon...

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