5 major races, 3 key questions: Idaho candidates explain positions
The Idaho Statesman’s Editorial Board asked the midterm election candidates about their priorities, how they plan to be advocates for Idahoans and important issues facing the state. Their answers to three of the board’s questions are below and have been lightly edited for length and style.
To read more from the candidates on the questions posed by the Editorial Board, which operates separately from the Statesman reporters and newsroom, go to Idahostatesman.com.
unfinished business in Congress, all important to the people of Idaho’s first district. That being said, the economy is the most important. From agriculture, forestry, mining, import costs, export commerce, business, labor shortages, living wage, wages that lag behind increases in productivity, job training and health care costs — Idaho families depend on a vibrant economy. The concerns facing the district are complex, addressing the interrelated issues of the economy will be the most beneficial for CD1.
Kristin Collum, Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor.
Paulette Jordan, Democratic candidate for Idaho governor.
Brad Little, Republican candidate for Idaho governor.