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Keith Allred top Idaho fundraiser

Democratic candidate Keith Allred out-raised incumbent GOP Gov. Butch Otter in the latest fundraising period, according to campaign finance reports filed Tuesday.

Allred advocates direct citizen input

BOISE – Perhaps the oddest thing about Keith Allred, the newly announced Democratic candidate for governor of Idaho, is that he’s not a Democrat. He’s not a Republican either. Instead, the 45-year-old former Harvard professor and expert mediator is a passionate advocate for returning the nation to its founders’ vision of government by the people, of involving ordinary citizens in policymaking to skirt special interests, including political parties.

Allred, Democrats form atypical alliance

BOISE – Perhaps the oddest thing about Keith Allred, the newly announced Democratic candidate for governor of Idaho, is that he’s not a Democrat. He’s not a Republican either.

Allred to challenge Otter

BOISE – A respected nonpartisan activist, former Harvard University professor and trained mediator stunned Idaho’s political establishment Thursday by filing to run against Republican Gov. Butch Otter as a Democrat. Keith Allred, founder of the citizen advocacy group The Common Interest, has been distinctly nonpartisan in his political agenda, which has included the successful drive to get the homeowner’s exemption from property taxes tied to the ups and downs of the real estate market.

Keith Allred to run against Idaho Gov. Otter

A respected non-partisan citizen activist, former Harvard professor and trained mediator stunned Idaho's political establishment Thursday by filing to run against GOP Gov. Butch Otter as a Democrat.