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Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Tea Party candidate pulls off upset in Idaho
In the latest example of an insurgent campaign besting a candidate backed by the party, state lawmaker Raul Labrador upset Iraq war veteran Vaughn Ward for the Republican nomination in Idaho's 1st Congressional District. With all precincts reporting from Tuesday's election, Labrador had 47.6% of the vote compared to Ward's 38.9%, according to the Idaho Secretary of State. Labrador, who was backed by Tea Party Boise, will now face freshmen Democratic Rep. Walt Minnick in the general election. The non-partisan Cook Political Report lists the race as a toss-up...more
Frank DuBois served as the NM Secretary of Agriculture from 1988 to 2003. DuBois is a former legislative assistant to a U.S. Senator, a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Interior, and is the founder of the DuBois Rodeo Scholarship.