GOP lawmaker who gave up seat to run for governor loses primary

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Boise State Public Radio

He sat down with Samantha Wright to talk about the results of Idaho's primary races.

Republican Russ Fulcher has won his party's nomination in the 1st Congressional District in Idaho. Ahlquist earned 26.4 percent (99 percent of the vote reporting).

WASHINGTON ― Progressive Democrat Paulette Jordan won Tuesday night's primary in the Idaho governor's race, setting her up for a tough November election but with a shot at becoming the nation's first Native American governor. She leads by more than 20-percentage points.

Advocates sue ME governor for not expanding Medicaid Idaho Medicaid expansion ballot measure moving forward California Hispanics, even Republicans, are primed to make history MORE (R-Idaho) lost his state's GOP primary for governor on Tuesday, after giving up his seat in Congress to run.

In the race for lieutenant governor, the seat Brad Little is vacating, former state Representative Janice McGeachin and former Idaho GOP chairman Steve Yates are virtually even in a five-way race that includes Coeur d'Alene state Senator Bob Nonini.

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