Idaho governor

Lee David Zahir

Idaho Democrat Paulette Jordan is gearing up her campaign for governor.

Jordan says despite the perception that Idaho is a solid Republican state, she has a good chance of being elected.

Candidates for Idaho Governor Share Their Views

Apr 26, 2018
Idaho Public Television

The state of Idaho will undergo two significant leadership changes next year when Butch Otter and Raul Labrador leave their current offices. Otter is retiring after three terms as governor; Labrador hopes to replace him.

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.