Before you vote on Tuesday, read up on the candidates running in Boise & Meridian

Election Day in Idaho is this Tuesday, November 5th.

And with growth a major topic, you get to have your say.

BoiseDev asked more than 30 candidates running for office in Boise and Meridian a series of questions about growth.

Before you hit the polling place (find yours here), study up on each of the candidates: in their own words, with no filter. You can also browse all of our election stories here.


Mayor: Rebecca Arnold, Dave Bieter, Brent Coles, Adriel Martinez, Lauren McLean, Cortney Nielsen, Wayne Richey

City Council Seat 1: Patrick Bageant, Tecle Gebremichael, Karen Danley, Chris Moeness, Ryan Peck, Brittney Scigliano

City Council Seat 3: Jimmy Hallyburton, Meredith Stead

City Council Seat 5: Elaine Clegg, Brady Fuller, Debbie Lombard-Bloom

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Mayor: Gina Johnson, Joe Palmer, Anne Little Roberts, Robert Simison, Shaun Wardle

City Council Seat 1: Donna Lusignan, Rudolf Patrick, Elizabeth “Liz” Strader

City Council Seat 3: Brad Hoaglun

City Council Seat 5: Denise Hanson-LaFever, Jeffrey Miller, Jessica Perrault, Joshua Valk

Meridian’s Hungry Onion to close up shop for good soon

It's a Meridian institution, serving up burgers, fries and shakes since 1963. But soon, the Hungry Onion will close...

Spokane media & real estate company buys Downtown landmark

A division of Spokane's Cowles Company purchased a part of the Boise skyline earlier this fall. Centennial Real Estate...

Bypassing McCall? City, ITD to consider rerouting Idaho 55

The McCall Star-News reports the City of McCall voted to study rerouting Idaho Highway 55 away from its downtown.

It’s a runoff! Q&A with Boise Mayoral candidates

After a first-round with seven candidates, the Boise Mayor's race is down to two: incumbent Mayor Dave...

Bieter on the record: On his chances, on the library & stadium, on McLean, and on Fr. Faucher

Boise Mayor Dave Bieter hopes he can stay in office. Despite a 15.4 point spread between...

IKEA? In-N-Out? Dunkin’? A crystal ball look at when the area could get some big names

The team of LeAnn Hume, Andrea Nilson and Sara Shropshire know the local retail and restaurant scene inside-out. The trio from Cushman...