Idaho made national news on May 15th when Native American legislator Paulette Jordan won Idaho’s Democratic Primary for governor. The turnout for the primary was at a record high, with nearly 70,000 democrats across Idaho turning out to vote for the candidates they wished to see on the November ballot. Paulette’s victory advances her interests in becoming the nation’s first Native American governor. Jordan will compete against Republican Brad Little for governor in November.
Other notable winners of the primary include Kristin Collum for Lt. Governor, Cindy Wilson for Superintendent of Public Instruction, and more.