A.J. Balukoff

Inland Journal, Jan. 18, 2018

Jan 18, 2018

Inland Journal for January 18, 2018

    ▪    One of the signs that Democrats control the Washington legislative agenda: hearings this week on several gun control bills. We’ll hear some of the testimony from Washington legislative hearings that aim to put restrictions on assault guns and bump stocks.
    ▪    We’ll talk with A.J. Balukoff, a businessman who challenged Butch Otter for Idaho governor in 2014. He’s running again in 2018 and launched his campaign in Coeur d’Alene last Friday.
    ▪    We’ll talk with Spokane artist Ildiko Kalapacs about her Bearing Project sculpture that has approved for installation in a park in the city’s Kendall Yards neighborhood.
    ▪    We’ll look ahead to next week’s program, an hour-long small group discussion about suicide and grieving.

A.J. Balukoff

A.J. Balukoff is running for governor again in Idaho. The Boise businessman, a Democrat, challenged Republican Butch Otter in 2014 and lost by 15 percentage points. This year Otter is retiring and several Republicans are positioning themselves for the G-O-P nomination. Balukoff is running against Rep. Paulette Jordan (D-Plummer) for the Democratic nomination.

Idaho Democrat Announces Candidacy for Governor in CDA

Jan 12, 2018
Idaho Democratic Party

One of two Democrats running for governor of Idaho was in Coeur d’Alene today (Friday) as part of a campaign announcement tour of the state.
A.J. Balukoff [buh-LOO-koff] is a CPA and businessman from Boise who lost to Butch Otter in the 2014 election for governor.