City: Boise, Idaho
Education: Earned bachelor’s degree in economics from John Carroll University in Ohio and a law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Work experience: An attorney with Herzfeld & Piotrowski in Boise, Piotrowski has practiced labor and employment law since 1994. Pressed a long and successful court fight on behalf of seriously disabled Idahoans whose level of care was sharply cut by the state Department of Health and Welfare in a change to Medicaid reimbursement levels. Represented labor unions in successful challenges to anti-union laws passed by the Idaho Legislature; and represented Wal-Mart employees in a successful 10-year court fight over pay.
Political experience: First run for office.
Family: Married. Has two children.
|James Piotrowski (D)||4,381||55.20 %|
|Shizandra Fox (D)||2,305||29 %|
|Staniela Nikolova (D)||1,254||15.80 %|
Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador’s Democratic challenger, James Piotrowski, issued a statement today highly critical of Labrador’s “First Amendment Defense Act,” saying the measure would “open the door to unprecedented discrimination against Idahoans and millions of other Americans.” The bill is designed to protect against any…
Idaho 1st District Congressman Raul Labrador and his Democratic challenger, James Piotrowski, had sharply differing reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling today in a Texas case, which the Washington Post called the court’s most important decision on abortion-related issues in 25 years. Labrador said…
James Piotrowski, the Democrat who’s challenging Idaho GOP 1st District Rep. Raul Labrador, sent out a news release today calling on Labrador to clarify how he can support presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump after Trump’s comments about a federal judge and the judge’s Mexican…
Piotrowski, leading Dems race for District 1 congressional seat: ‘Conventional wisdom won’t work this year’
Only the very earliest results are in now – just 1 percent of the precincts – but they’re pretty clear in the congressional races, including the three-way Democratic primary for a chance to challenge 1st District Congressman Raul Labrador: With 56 of 938 precincts reporting,…
Boise attorney James Piotrowski announced today that he’ll challenge 1st District GOP Congressman Raul Labrador. Piotrowski, a Democrat who is making his first run for office, said, “In the 1st District, we’ve got a congressman that’s not getting anything done for Idaho. He’s getting quite…