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Otter: Due diligence required before filling Patterson seat

Gov. Butch Otter is eager to fill the vacant Idaho House seat left by the resignation of Boise GOP Rep. Mark Patterson, but it won’t happen in a day and not before Idaho State Police complete customary background checks. Otter’s

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Nothing personal: Beck hopes Otter names him to Idaho House

Despite his efforts to overturn the Republican establishment, former state Sen. Rod Beck says there’s no rancor surrounding his disagreements with Gov. Butch Otter and that he’s hopeful Otter will appoint him to the Legislature. “I’ve had some political differences

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Beck tops list of nominees to replace Idaho Rep. Patterson

Former Senate Majority Leader Rod Beck was the leading vote-getter among three nominees chosen Thursday night to succeed former Rep. Mark Patterson, R-Boise, who resigned Sunday. The District 15 Republican Committee will submit the nominees Friday to GOP Gov. Butch

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