Campaign contributions pouring into Idaho political races

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In 7 weeks, Idahoans will hit the polls for the highly anticipated primary election. Millions of dollars are already shaping up races.

BOISE, Idaho — Money and politics go together like peanut butter and jelly, the two are just inseparable. While the correlation between fundraising and winning an election can vary, campaign finance reports give valuable insight into candidates and political races.

The highly anticipated May 2022 primary will set up the landscape of Idaho politics for years to come. The top race: Idaho’s next Governor. Top fundraisers in the race for Idaho Governor include familiar names. Current Governor Brad Little, current Lt. Governor Janice McGeachin, and up and comer Ed Humphreys. According to the Idaho Secretary of State’s sunshine reports, Little leads the pack with $1.63 million dollars raised. McGeachin comes in at about $585,000 and Humphreys $314,000.

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