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Idaho Democratic gubernatorial candidate Keith Allred is drawing on experienced campaigners to help him in his race for the top office in Idaho. Allred's campaign staff has ties to the state Democratic party as well as Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, Congressman Walt Minnick, and Boise Mayor Dave Bieter. Allred announced his campaign staff Wednesday. His campaign manager is…

With Democratic leaders from all levels of government at his back, Keith Allred rallied supporters and celebrated his entry into the 2010 gubernatorial race Thursday night. The former college professor, mediator, and activist spoke to the energized crowd which braved the foggy night to meet at the Basque Center in Boise.  Both pro-Allred and anti-Butch Otter campaign signs adorned the…

Updated 12/28/2009.  Originally Posted 12/18/2009 Though Keith Allred has been in the race for Governor’s office less than twenty-four hours, there is already plenty of drama surrounding his candidacy.  The Republican Party of Idaho thinks Allred violated campaign laws when he informally proclaimed his candidacy, but The Common Interest, which the candidate founded in 2004, believes Allred played by the…

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Keith Allred has launched his campaign website at AllredforIdaho.com.  The first event listed on Allred's site is his official candidacy announcement Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Twin Falls High School gym. Allred grew up in the Magic Valley. That will be followed by a rally Thursday night at the Basque Center in Boise, and a lunch event…

Keith Allred, former college professor and founder of the advocacy group The Common Interest, is running to unseat Butch Otter as Idaho governor.  In an email to Common Interest members announcing his intent, posted at NewWest, Allred said he wants to "put practical solutions ahead of special interest and partisan politics." His email talks about finding cost-effective solutions to education and tax…