Democrats in north-central Idaho took a particular bruising, with House Minority Leader John Rusche (D-Lewiston) and Sen. Dan Schmidt (D-Moscow) going down to defeat and Republican Thyra Stevenson regaining a House seat vacated by outgoing Lewiston Democratic Rep. Dan Rudolph.
Idaho Democratic Party officials in Boise have decided to pull a party field organizers out of Legislative District No. 1 because the operative claims he was being "stalked and harassed" by supporters of incumbent Republican Rep. Heather Scott.
No word from the Clinton campaign on whether the candidate will visit Idaho prior to next week's caucuses but former President Bill Clinton was scheduled to campaign in Spokane, Wash., on Monday, March 21.
Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter in 2015 signed into law Senate Bill 1066, which moved the Idaho Republican presidential primary to the second Tuesday in March, thus putting the Gem State in the thick of things when deciding who should be the Republican standard bearer.