Five vie to replace de Weerd in Meridian: How the race will shape Idaho’s fastest-growing city

Meridian Mayoral Election

Wednesday on Boise State Radio, BoiseDev publisher Don Day and Idaho Matters host Gemma Gaudette talked about the race for Meridian mayor. For the first time in 15 years, someone new will occupy the mayor’s office.

Gina Johnson, Joe Palmer, Anne Little Roberts, Robert Simison and Shaun Wardle all hope to lead Meridian into the next decade.

We talked about the BoiseDev candidate survey on the race, how the candidates are alike – and how they differ.

You can listen to the full conversation at BoiseStatePublicRadio.org.

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