District 19 House A: Erpelding endorsed by Boise council member; public invited to Friday gathering

Mat Erpelding, a Democratic candidate for Idaho House of Representatives District 19 A, announced that he has received the endorsement of Boise Councilwoman Lauren McLean.

The public is invited to meet Erpelding from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at 6301 N. Pierce Park Lane in Boise. The gathering will be hosted by Gail Bray, Frank Walker, Anne Coshe, and Barbara and Frank Roberts. All are welcome.

Here's what McLean said in her endorsement:

"I'm endorsing Mat because now, more than ever, we need leaders at the Statehouse willing to address pressing issues and prepare our state for the future. Mat is a proven leader with skills honed through years of teaching and guiding people through difficult pursuits. Mat’s policy experience and communication skills prepare him well to be an active and contributing leader in both in the Democratic caucus and the legislature.

Mat understands what Idaho must do to prepare itself for the future, be able to compete with our neighbors, and provide economic opportunity to residents. He knows that to do this, we must have fully-funded schools, protect our unrivaled quality of life, and invest in well-paying jobs and technologies of the future. He will be a strong voice for these and many other issues dear to voters in D 19, and I urge you to support him in the Democratic primary on Tuesday May 15th."

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