Dist. 16 candidate Hy Kloc announces endorsements from Bieter, others

Dist. 16 House candidate Hy Kloc, a Democrat, is preparing to send out a reminder to get out the vote for the May 15 primary.

He's added several endorsements to his list, Boise Mayor David Bieter, two-term Dist. 16 Rep. Elfreda Higgins, musician Curtis Stigers and former Dist. 16 Rep. Margaret Henbest.

Kloc, who now serves as the chair of the Greater Boise Auditorium District, faces David Honey in the primary.

Read more about Kloc's candidacy online: hykloc.com.

District 19 House B: Woodings endorsed by 3 Boise City Council members

Holli High Woodings is a Democratic candidate for Idaho House of Representatives District 19 B.

Woodings' campaign announced Friday that she received the endorsement of Boise City Council members Lauren McLean, Ben Quintana and T.J. Thomson.

The public can meet Woodings at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Dry Creek Mercantile store at Hidden Springs, 5892 West Hidden Springs Dr.

In a release Friday, Boise Councilwoman McLean called Woodings a "tireless advocate for livable neighborhoods, well funded schools and a clean energy future."

District 19 House A: Erpelding endorsed by Reents; meet-and-greet Friday

Mat Erpelding, a Democratic candidate for Idaho House of Representatives District 19 A, announced Friday that he has received the endorsement of Former District 19 Senator Sue Reents.

The public is invited to meet Erpelding at a campaign house party from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Friday at the Zuckermans, 905 N 18th St.

Erpelding, a small business owner and educator, has worked as a policy aide for Minority Caucus Chair Representative Brian Cronin. In her endorsement, Reents said:

District 19 House A: Rohn receives endorsement from Henbest; meet-and-greet Sunday

Troy Rohn, a Democratic candidate for District 19A of the Idaho House of Representatives, announced Friday that he has received the endorsement of former Representative Margaret Henbest. Henbest, a nurse practitioner and expert on health issues, served in the Legislature for 12 years.

Rohn invites the public to meet him from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Dry Creek Mercantile store at Hidden Springs, 5892 W Hidden Springs Dr.

In an e-mail, Rohn, who is a biology professor and researcher at Boise State University, noted that he admired Henbest's nonpartisan style.

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Ada County Democrats select delegates for state convention in June

The delegates were chosen at the 2012 Ada County Democratic Caucus held April 14 at the Morrison Center.

The delegates listed below will represent President Barack Obama at the Idaho State Democratic Convention, which takes place June 14-16 in Boise. 

Delegates from across Idaho attending the State Democratic Convention will craft the Idaho Democratic Party Platform. They will also select national delegates from among the delegates at the State Convention to represent Idaho Democrats at the Democratic
National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina in September.

District 19 House A: Rohn featured on Florida radio show

Troy Rohn, a Democrat running for Idaho House of Representatives District 19A, was interviewed by a Florida radio show Monday. The topic: causes and treatments for Alzheimer's disease.

Rohn was a guest on Senior Voice America, a radio show produced and aired in Tampa, Fla. Listen to the

Dist. 18 candidate Matthew Duncan to participate in AFL CIO forum Saturday

District 18 candidate Matthew Duncan will participate in the AFL CIO forum, 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 28 at Boise Central Trades, 225 N. 16th St., Suite 114A.

Duncan, a Democrat, faces Branden Durst in the May 15 primary for the Dist. 18 Senate seat.

Dist. 19 candidates join Idaho's 'We Are Women March' on Saturday

Dist. 19 candidates Mat Erpelding and Cheri Buckner-Webb will join Toni Sutton and Sue Philley from Transform Idaho and Sylvia Chariton from the AAUW, among other speakers at the march and rally on Saturday, April 28.

Marchers will gather at noon at the Anne Frank Memorial, then walk north on 8th Street to the Capitol Steps. Attendees will be able to register to vote, learn about the work of the ACLU and other community resources.

Hy Kloc receives endorsement from the Idaho Education Association.

Hy Kloc announced on Wednesday that he's gotten a nod from the Idaho Education Association.

"This is most appreciated, especially since I was a teacher in a former life," said Kloc.

Kloc, a Democrat who's now serving on the board of the Greater Boise Auditorium District, is running against David Honey for the House B seat in Dist. 16 in the May 15 primary.

Branden Durst earns support from trade associations

Branden Durst announced Wednesday that he has earned endorsements from the Idaho Education Association, Idaho Medical Association, and Idaho AFL-CIO.

“I am delighted that these groups have put their support behind me and more importantly the work that they do on behalf of Idahoans. We look forward in the coming weeks and months of receiving support from many other organizations with Idaho’s best interest at heart,“ said Durst in a statement Wednesday.

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