Here’s an article from the Idaho Statesman about Rep. Paulette Jordan, D-Plummer, who told the House today that today will be her last day serving there: By Cynthia Sewell Gubernatorial candidate and state Rep. Paulette Jordan will appoint a long-term substitute to fill her seat for the rest of the legislative session, instead of resigning as she announced earlier this week. Jordan, D-Plummer, announced on Wednesday she would step down from her District 5 legislative seat to concentrate on running for governor full-time. In her news release, Jordan stated Gov. Butch Otter would appoint a Democratic replacement to serve the remainder of her term. That ends in November 2018. But that creates a gap, she told the Statesman on Friday. “If I resign,...
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Governor candidate won’t resign after all, names long-term substitute for Legislature