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Runoff Elections Today In Boise And Caldwell

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Idaho voters cast their ballots during the 2008 election.

Boise’s November mayoral race saw no one candidate win more than the required 50% vote. Today, incumbent mayor Dave Bieter and City Council president Lauren McLean will face each other again.


McLean pulled in 46% of votes, Bieter was 16-points behind. 

Caldwell’s election is for City Council seat 6, between former Idaho State Senator John McGee and State Party Chair of Idaho Democratic Party Evangeline Beechler. 

McGee resigned from the Idaho senate in 2012 after a sexual harassment accusation and served 39 days in jail for violating probabtion associated with the harassment case. 

McGee received 39% of the votes, while Beechler followed with 31%.

All 88 polling locations within Boise City boundaries will be open today from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Caldwell’s polling location will open early at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. 

If you missed the initial election, you’re still able to vote in the runoff. Also, day-of voter registration will still be available at your polling location. 

With only one box to check in these elections, it shouldn’t take long to get out and cast your ballot.

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