Idaho GOP

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While many focused on the races for governor and Congress in yesterday’s primary, a big shakeup happened in eastern Idaho.

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Idaho’s closed Republican primary is having an effect when it comes to voter turnout among state employees. It turns out fewer public workers are voting after the GOP closed their primary in 2012.



One phrase popularized by the Trump Administration has made its way around the globe and permeated the culture: “fake news.” The seeming catchall term was picked up by one GOP lawmaker in Idaho who says conservatives in the Gem State will hand out their own fake news awards.