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North Idaho candidates file campaign finance paperwork

BOISE – In the hard-fought GOP primary races in North Idaho’s Legislative District 2, campaign finance reports show that challengers have outraised two of the three incumbents, including tax-protesting Rep. Phil Hart. Hart has raised $6,738 for his campaign, while challenger Ed Morse has raised more than twice as much – $16,479 – and challenger Fritz Wiedenhoff has raised $7,748. That GOP primary also includes Ron Vieselmeyer, who trails with $3,791. Hart also reported a $31,827 outstanding debt to himself.



Two Idaho legislative challengers outraise incumbents

In the hard-fought GOP primary races in North Idaho’s legislative District 2, campaign finance reports show that challengers have out-raised two of the three incumbents, including tax-protesting Rep. Phil Hart.



Avista gives cash to oust two N. Idaho incumbents

BOISE – Avista Corp. is spending thousands of dollars trying to unseat two longtime North Idaho legislators, throwing its support behind tea party-backed challengers in next week’s Republican primary. Being targeted is state Sen. Shawn Keough, R-Sandpoint, who supported unsuccessful efforts to establish a consumer advocate to review utility rate requests, and state Rep. George Eskridge, R-Dover, who advocates greater diversity in Idaho’s energy supply. Avista opposed both proposals.



Avista wants two North Idaho lawmakers replaced

Avista Corp. is spending thousands of dollars trying to unseat two longtime North Idaho legislators, throwing its support behind tea party backed challengers in next week’s Republican primary.




Primary rivalry heats up in GOP

BOISE - With Idaho’s first closed GOP primary just a week away, Idaho Republicans are turning on each other with a ferocity unseen in decades. Campaign finance reports filed Tuesday revealed everything from House Republican leadership money being funneled into efforts to defeat a member of House Republican leadership, to a Coeur d’Alene representative targeting two fellow North Idaho GOP lawmakers for defeat.



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