District 21 House A and B: Candidates file campaign finance reports

District 21 has two contested Republican primary races.

Here’s how much money the candidates have raised so far this election cycle according to financial disclosure forms filed with Idaho Secretary of State.

District 21 House A

Steven Harris: $8,200 including an $8,000 the candidate loaned to himself.

Parrish Miller: $2,925 including $1,500 the candidate loaned to himself.

Ada County Commission: Candidates file campaign finance reports

Ada County Commission candidates have filed file campaign finance reports.

In the District 1 Republican race:

Steve Halvorson: $500

Brad Rowen: $500

Jim Tibbs: $17,640.15 including Micron Technology ($1,000), gambling PAC Winning for Idaho ($1,000), Jim Kissler ($1,000), Roy Eiguren ($1,000), Republic Services/Allied Waste ($500), Larry Williams ($500), Boise Firefighters PAC ($500), CenturyLink Idaho PAC ($500).

In the District 3 Republican race:

District 19 House A: Erpelding endorsed by former Boise Councilman Mapp

Mat Erpelding, a Democratic candidate for Idaho House of Representatives District 19 A, announced Wednesday that he has received the endorsement of former Boise City Councilman Jerome Mapp.

Erpelding is a small business owner and educator. He worked as a policy aide to House Minority Caucus Chairman Brian Cronin.

Mapp's endorsement:

"Mat Erpelding is the right person for District 19, House Seat A. He has a strong grasp of the issues, and I am impressed by his detailed knowledge and his strong work ethic. Mat is not a single-issue candidate; he has a vision for Idaho’s future.

Steve Berch, District 15 Democrat, launches website, including endorsements from Andrus, other luminaries

Berch, a longtime Hewlett Packard employee, counts three top retired HP executives, Rich Raimondi, Dick Hackborn and Doug Carnahan among those endorsing him in the West Boise district that includes the HP site.

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District 19 House B: Cronin endorses Woodings

The campaign for Holli High Woodings -- who is a Democratic candidate for the Idaho House of Representatives, District 19B -- announced Monday that Woodings has received the endorsement of Minority Caucus Chairman Brian Cronin.

Cronin was elected to two terms as the Representative for District 19B. He announced in the spring that he wasn't seeking a third term.

For a complete listing of Woodings' endorsements, visit her
campaign Web site.

In his endorsement, Cronin said:

District 17 House B: Incumbent Sue Chew declines to debate Nielson, says she's focusing on door-to-door campaign

Boise pharmacist Sue Chew is running for her fourth term in the Idaho State Legislature, District 17 House B.

In the May 15 Democratic primary, she faces Greg Nielson. Nielson, 30, is a small business owner.

Nielson said last week that he challenged Chew to a debate after hearing from constituents that they'd like to see one. Chew said Monday that she declined the debate because she doesn't have time — and no one that she's spoken with has requested one.

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District 19 House A: Erpelding receives endorsement from Democratic legislative staffer

Mat Erpelding, a Democratic candidate for Idaho House of Representatives District 19A, says he has received the endorsement of Morgan Hill, former chief of staff of the Idaho Democratic Legislative Caucus. Hill is also teaming up with former Idaho Sen. Sue Reents as a co-chairman for Erpelding's campaign.

Erpelding is a small business owner and educator.

In his endorsement, Hill said:

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District 19 House B: Goodsell endorsed by Professional Firefighters of Idaho

Brad Goodsell is a Democratic candidate for Idaho House of Representatives in District 19B.

On Friday, he announced that he had received the endorsement of the Professional Firefighters of Idaho.

Mike Walker, executive vice president of the Professional Fire Fighters of Idaho, described Goodsell as an "invaluable asset regarding state and federal governmental issues."

"Brad has worked closely with fire fighters, teachers, and other
organizations on important concerns," Walker wrote.

District 17 House B: Greg Nielson challenges incumbent Sue Chew to a debate

Greg Nielson is a Democratic candidate for Idaho House of Representatives, District 17B.

Nielson is a small business owner. Learn about his business at Idaho Book Fairs.

Nielson said he has challenged District 17B incumbent Sue Chew to a debate.

District 19 House A: Meet candidate Gudgell at Friday house party, Sunday picnic

J. Dallas Gudgell is a Democratic candidate for Idaho House of Representatives District 19A.

Gudgell is a teacher and environmental activist.

Meet him Friday at a house party. The party will be from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at 2605 Terrace Way in Boise. The gathering is being hosted by Jack Van Valkenburgh.

If you can't make the house party Friday, he'll be a picnic celebration from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Camel's Back Park, 1200 W. Heron St., in Boise's North End neighborhood.

Learn more about Gudgell on Facebook and his

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