Idaho GOP Chairman Steps Down, New Acting Chair in Place

Feb. 19, 2019 Boise – Jonathan Parker yesterday thanked the Idaho Republican State Central Committee for the opportunity to serve as state party chairman and notified them he was stepping down. Pursuant to party rules, Jennifer Locke of Hayden will assume the role of acting chair until a replacement is elected at the party’s summer meeting…

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Idaho Democrats Want to Subvert Electoral College, Make Idahoans’ Presidential Vote Worthless

Feb. 12, 2019 Boise – Idaho Democrats in the state Legislature have introduced a bill to effectively nullify the Electoral College as enshrined in the U.S. Constitution, disrupt the constitutional balance of power between larger and smaller states, and deprive Idaho of its power in electing presidents. The Idaho Republican Party says the bill, identical…

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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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Idaho Sixth in the Nation for K-12 Budget Funding

Nov. 27, 2018 Idaho continues to rank high for increases in public school funding, according to new numbers released Nov. 15 by the National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO). For Fiscal Year 2018, Idaho ranks sixth in the nation for K-12 spending as a percentage of total spending. Idaho spends 26.4 percent of total expenditures on…

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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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