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Defending Ysursa, Dolores Crow blasts Denney’s conflict of interest claim

Former GOP Rep. Dolores Crow says she’s been agitated since last week when Rep. Lawerence Denney accused outgoing Idaho Secretary of State Ben Ysursa of a conflict of interest for endorsing Phil McGrane as his successor. “I just couldn’t sleep

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Endorsement update: Toryanski wins support from 11 Idaho GOP lawmakers

Ten of the 28 Republicans in the Idaho Senate are supporting former colleague Mitch Toryanski of Boise in his bid for the GOP nomination for Idaho secretary of state. Among those are Assistant Senate Majority Leader Chuck Winder of Boise

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McGrane adds more Idaho GOP establishment support: Donna Jones

Republican secretary of state candidate Phil McGrane was endorsed Friday by former Idaho controller and House Revenue & Taxation Committee Chairwoman Donna Jones. “From his first day on the job our next secretary of state needs to be ready to

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McGrane adds another big name to endorsement list: former Idaho Gov. Batt

Ada County Chief Deputy Clerk Phil McGrane has been endorsed by former Republican Gov. Phil Batt as the first-time candidate for Idaho secretary of state faces three more experienced GOP hands. Batt’s endorsement sounded the same theme as outgoing Secretary

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Istanbul’s most ‘liked’ candidate: Idaho secretary of state hopeful Evan Frasure

Evan Frasure, one of four Republicans seeking to replace Idaho GOP Secretary of State Ben Ysursa, enjoyed a surge of popularity in Istanbul, Turkey, in recent days, accounting for almost 90 percent of his Facebook “likes.” The Spokesman-Review’s Betsy Russell

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McGrane vows to follow model of Cenarrusa, Ysursa if elected Idaho secretary of state

Ada County Chief Deputy Clerk Phil McGrane says he aims to follow the example of the last two Idaho secretaries of state, Republicans Pete Cenarrusa and Ben Ysursa. Both men are renowned for non-partisan conduct of elections and administration of

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