Skip to comments.Primary To Replace Butch Otter In House Beginning To Take Shape
Posted on 02/20/2005 8:18:37 PM PST by Clintonfatigued
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Numerous Republicans are already gearing up for the race to succeed Rep. Butch Otter (R) in [ID-01], Roll Call reports. Norm Semanko, executive director of the influential Idaho Water Users Association, recently filed papers ..., while Idaho Controller Keith Johnson traveled to Washington, D.C., this week to promote his soon-to-be-announced candidacy. ... But they are hardly the only Republicans in the field. Canyon County Commissioner Robert Vasquez (R) has established an exploratory committee and former state Sen. Sheila Sorenson ... is reportedly running as well. Otter is vacating the seat to run for governor in 2006. The heavily Republican 1st district rambles from the Nevada border to Canada and includes the fast-growing northern city of Coeur dAlene and the Boise suburbs. Other Republicans still mulling the race are state Sen. Skip Brandt and Sandra Patano
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The possible candidacy of Canyon County Commissioner Robert Vasquez, an opponent of politically correct immigration and trade, is something to be enthusiastic about.
I was expecting a Diesel Dyke Ferret
I have a ton of friends in that District.
One thing you can count on...whoever wins the seat will be pretty darned conservative.
Somehow, I don't think a gun grabber is going to win there......
The conservative in this race is going to be Norm Semanko. He also has the highest profile support. He is the one to watch.
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