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Arnold, Bieter, McLean pick up endorsements ahead of mayoral election

With election day in Boise now less than a month away, endorsements are starting to pile up.

  • The Boise Regional Realtors endorsed Rebecca Arnold in the race for Boise mayor. It also endorsed Meredith Stead, Patrick Bageant and Debbie Lombard-Blom for the council races. The organization also made endorsements in all other cities in Ada, Gem and Elmore counties.
  • The Conservation Voters of Idaho endorsed Lauren McLean in the mayor’s race. It also made endorsements in Boise council races and other assorted cities across the state.
  • The International Brotherhood of Police Officers Local 486 endorsed David Bieter. The IBOPO local represents Boise Police officers. Bieter also picked up the endorsement of the Boise Firefighters Local 149 which represents Boise Fire employees.

Next Tuesday, hear from Arnold, McLean, Bieter and the other four candidates for mayor – Brent Coles, Adriel Martinez, Wayne Richey and Cortney Nielsen in the BoiseDev Growth Vote Q&A.

Election Day is November 5th.

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