The 2024 GOP primary results show the urgent need for election reform

The results of the Republican primary election graphically demonstrate, once again, how the closed primary, together with massive amounts of…

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Many legislators ignored or defied the Idaho Constitution this session

Before commencing work, every Idaho legislator must solemnly swear to support the Idaho Constitution. That is pretty much a no-brainer.…

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Unconstitutional legislation seeks to subvert Idaho initiative rights, yet again

Idaho legislators sought to undermine the constitutional right of Idahoans to run initiatives by enacting a 2021 law making it…

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Idaho’s County Clerks are not mere clerks. Let’s give them our respect.

We sometimes hear Idaho’s County Clerks spoken of dismissively as mere clerks– low-level functionaries just there to carry out the…

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Senate Pro Tem Chuck Winder has had his fill of incivility in the ranks

Senator Chuck Winder, the leader of Idaho’s Senate, is a good and patient man. I often disagree with him on…

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Thanks to Dorothy Moon for helping with the Open Primaries Initiative

The drive to get rid of the closed Republican primary election is picking up steam with the help of Idahoans…

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Attorney General Labrador savors a rare court victory

Idaho’s Attorney General has experienced a great deal of disappointment in court proceedings since taking office in January, but he…

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