BOISE – The only real Native American lawmaker presently serving within the Idaho Statehouse announced Thursday she’s running for governor in 2018.
Around the Republican side, leading gubernatorial candidates include U.S. Repetition. Raul Labrador, Lt. Gov. Kaira Little and Boise businessman and first-time political candidate Tommy Ahlquist.
Balukoff, 71, lost to Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter in 2014 despite spending nearly $3 million of their own funds and securing just 39 percent from the election. Otter has since stated he won’t run for any 4th term.
“Service is definitely an natural value within my family, from my ancestors on lower to my sons, and they’ll carry that tradition forward within their lives. I’m proud to participate Idaho’s family,” Jordan stated while talking with an audience of buddies, family and supporters in Moscow.
“Because of who we’re and who we are able to become, my vision for that twenty-first century is seeing Idaho emerge because the finest condition within the good reputation for the U . s . States,” she stated.