City: Silverton, Idaho
|Priscilla Giddings (R)||1,790||63.43 %|
|Shannon McMillan (R)||1,032||36.57 %|
Three North Idaho lawmakers lost their seats in Tuesday’s primary election. The three – Reps. Kathy Sims, R-Coeur d’Alene, and Shannon McMillan, R-Silverton; and Sen. Sheryl Nuxoll, R-Cottonwood – have something in common: They’re all among the top 10 scorers in the Idaho Freedom Foundation’s “Freedom Index.” The conservative lobbying group launched a new campaigning arm this year, Idaho Freedom Action, and pushed hard to boost lawmakers like these three and take out other Republicans it deemed too moderate. But the push largely failed.
Here’s my full day-after election story from Spokesman.com on the final results and fallout: Primary takes out three North Idaho lawmakers By Betsy Z. Russell Three North Idaho lawmakers lost their seats in Tuesday’s primary election. The three – Reps. Kathy Sims, R-Coeur d’Alene, and…
Here’s a link to the final, unofficial results of yesterday’s Idaho primary election, with all precincts reporting. When the dust settled, seven sitting Republican lawmakers had been knocked off in the primary, four ultra-conservatives and three more moderate conservatives. Robyn Brody and Curt McKenzie are…
State Rep. Shannon McMillan, R-Silverton, says it’s President Obama’s fault that she hasn’t been able to pass legislation in Idaho overturning EPA regulations. McMillan told Lewiston Tribune reporter Bill Spence, “My people in Shoshone County want me to deal with the EPA. But as long…
Rep. Shannon McMillan, R-Silverton, is refusing to say why she voted against seven of the eight bills that make up the public schools budget, the Lewiston Tribune reports. “When asked why she opposed the budgets, McMillan brusquely refused to answer,” writes Bill Spence of the…