Idaho Secretary Of State Denney Running For Re-Election

Apr 19, 2017

Credit Frankie Barnhill / Boise State Public Radio

Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney says he's running for re-election in 2018.

Denney announced that he plans on running for another four-year term Wednesday. Currently, no other candidate is running for the seat.

Denney, a Republican, was first elected to the position in 2014 after serving nearly 20 years in the Idaho Legislature — including being a former House Speaker for three terms.

The position requires overseeing Idaho's election process and business registrations. The Secretary of State also serves on the five-member Idaho Land Board, which oversees 2.5 million acres of Idaho land to benefit state public schools.