Idaho Governor Appoints Longtime Boise City Councilor To Legislature

Mar 6, 2015

Maryanne Jordan has served on the Boise City Council since 2003.
Credit Curtesy City of Boise

Boise City Council President Maryanne Jordan is now a state senator. Jordan was appointed to the body by Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter after Sen. Elliot Werk, D-Boise, resigned to join the Idaho Tax Commission.

Jordan will fill the District 17 seat. 

“I believe Maryanne has proven herself to be a dedicated public servant with a long track record of notable achievement and civic leadership,” said Gov. Otter in a press release. “I have every confidence that she will continue that laudable legacy as the newest member of the Idaho Legislature.”

Jordan has been part of the Boise city council since 2003. She and her husband have lived in Boise since 1994. Jordan is a graduate of San Jose State University and the Citizen's Police Academy and Citizen's Law Academy.

“I am honored and humbled to serve district 17 in the senate," Jordan said in a press release. "Jumping in mid-session will be a steep learning curve, but I am confident that I am up to the challenge.”

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