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Idaho Ranks Near the Top of Best States for the Middle Class

New studies show that Idaho ranks high nationally as a great state to live for people in the middle class. As CNBC reported recently, Idaho is tied for 4th in the nation in a “Best States for the Middle Class in 2018” ranking by SmartAsset: “Idaho occupies the fourth spot, tied for that honor with…

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Idaho GOP announces Hall of Fame inductees

Jan. 5, 2019 At its winter meeting in Boise today, the Idaho Republican State Central Committee announced the inductees into the 2019 Idaho Republican Party Hall of Fame. The winners, chosen by the party’s Hall of Fame Committee which is made up of 11 Republican leaders including party Chairman Jonathan Parker, are: Don Zuck of…

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! A Message from Idaho GOP Chairman Jonathan Parker

Dear Friends: On behalf of my wife Kelly, our daughter Presley and I, as well as the entire Idaho Republican Party, I wish you a blessed Christmas and New Year. The past year has certainly been eventful politically, with hotly contested campaigns up and down the ballot, and I want to thank everyone who volunteered,…

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Preliminary info on Inauguration and Inaugural Dinner & Ball

Save the dates! On Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, all your elected state constitutional officers — Governor: Brad Little, Lieutenant Governor: Janice McGeachin, Secretary of State: Lawerence Denney, State Controller: Brandon Woolf, State Treasurer: Julie Ellsworth, Attorney General: Lawrence Wasden, and Superintendent of Public Instruction: Sherri Ybarra — will be sworn in on the state Capitol steps (on…

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Let’s Keep Idaho Great! In the Nov. 6 Election, Vote Idaho Values & Vote Republican.

Tuesday, Nov. 6 is Election Day. Your choices will be very clear: Between Republicans who will respect and protect Idaho values as we go through changing times, and Democrats who want to “change” Idaho with policies that are more at home in California, Seattle, or Portland.   Under Republican leadership, Idaho is thriving and still…

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Details on How & Where to Vote on Election Day, Tuesday Nov. 6. Vote Idaho Values & Vote Republican!

Tuesday, Nov. 6 is Election Day! Your vote is very important — if you haven’t voted already, be sure to go to your voting place, or turn in your absentee ballot, by 8 pm on Tuesday. If you don’t know where to vote, click here for the Secretary of State’s Idaho Votes page, enter your address,…

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Record Job & Wage Gains!

American & Idahoan workers are winning big under Republican leadership! Just like here in Idaho where workers are benefiting from pro-jobs, pro-growth Republican policies, workers across American are winning again, too! New numbers show that “job growth blew past expectations in October and year-over-year wage gains jumped past 3 percent for the first time since…

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Enough: Idaho Democrats Spout Bigotry, Partner With Left-Wing Extremists While Falsely Claiming Republicans Are “Racist,” “Nazi,” “White Supremacist”

It’s time to say enough to Idaho Democrats’ long streak of falsely calling Republicans “Nazi,” “racist,” “white nationalist” and other vile accusations while the Democrats themselves are repeatedly associating with a left-wing extremist group. Last week, Democrat District 5 State House candidate Laurene Sorensen effectively called her Republican opponent a Nazi in remarks at a…

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Democrat State House Candidate Calls Unnamed “Faith Group” in Idaho Xenophobic, Implies Her Republican Opponent is a Nazi

District 5 Democratic candidate for state House Laurene Sorensen yesterday called an unnamed “faith group” in Idaho xenophobic and implied her Republican opponent is a Nazi. Her remarks come on the heels of Democrat Kristin Collum, running for Lieutenant Governor, calling her Republican opponent a “racist” to Idaho Reports yesterday and a “white nationalist” on KID newsradio this morning.

Kristin Collum’s Response to Chief Security Officer’s Ties to Online Harassment of McGeachin Inadequate, Tone-Deaf

Oct. 31, 2018 Democratic Lieutenant Governor candidate Kristin Collum this morning released a wholly inadequate and evasive statement responding to evidence that her self-described Chief Security Officer, Jerry Decime, may be the same person as “Patch Eudor,” an online troll who for months has been harassing Republican Janice McGeachin with manipulated images, photos, and false accusations that she…

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