Jordan wins Idaho's Democratic gubernatorial primary

Paulette Jordan wins Idaho’s Democratic governor primary

The district, whose voters strongly backed President Donald Trump in 2016, is being vacated by Republican Congressman Raul Labrador, who unsuccessfully ran for Idaho governor rather than run for re-election. Russ Fulcher on Tuesday won the Idaho Republican crowded and competitive primary in the 1st Congressional District.

The gubernatorial seat became a top race when Otter announced he wouldn't seek a fourth term - marking the first time in 12 years the top statewide office would be open. She leads by more than 20-percentage points. "Butch" Otter's legacy of leading the state's recent explosive growth.

First appointed to the state Senate in 2005, Fulcher served in the chamber until 2014, when he ran unsuccessfully for governor. "I had an advantage as a result of that".

It's primary election night in Idaho.

"He's a change agent, and if we put conservative legislation in front of him, he'll sign it", said Leroy, an attorney.

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The district covers the northern half of the state and snakes down to the western part of the Treasure Valley, including parts of Boise.

The Democratic primary race was lower-key, with only James Vandermaas, 60, a retired police officer from Eagle, raising substantial campaign funding during the primary race.

Come November, Little will face off against former Democratic state Rep. Paulette Jordan, who became the state's first female Democratic gubernatorial nominee.

Running third in the Democratic race was Michael William Smith, 39, an Iraq War veteran from Post Falls.

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