Vote Kunzeman, Woodward, Boeck…

Dear Editor,

The primary election is approaching on May 15, when our elected officials are most often chosen. Idaho is a predominantly Republican state. The contested races tend to be in the Republican primary. The winner of the primary usually goes on to win the general election in the fall. For that reason, it’s important that everyone vote in the primary election if you care about good government.

If you are an unaffiliated voter (not registered with either party), you can request the Republican ballot at the Primary Election. (Most Democratic races are uncontested — so the races that matter are on the Republican ballot.)

What races matter? All of them. But we are in desperate need of elected officials who listen to the concerns and needs of all citizens. We need respectful and thoughtful leadership now more than ever that protects and enhances North Idaho’s economy, health, education and quality of life.

These capable candidates will lead with integrity: Carol Kunzeman, former Ponderay Mayor who is running for Bonner County Commissioner in District 3; Jim Woodward who is running for Idaho State Senate, District 1; and Mike Boeck, running for the state House of Representatives, District 1A.

Please support these candidates in the May 15 primary election.

Jacinda Bokowy
Sandpoint

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