English unseats Adams

Print Article

English unseats Adams

COEUR d'ALENE — Former Kootenai County Clerk Dan English took down incumbent Coeur d'Alene City Councilman Steve Adams in Tuesday's election.

In unofficial results, English got 2,645 votes for 56 percent of the total. Adams received 1,802 votes and 38 percent. Bruce MacNeil, another challenger, received 263 votes.

"I think (voters) were looking for positive — there's been a lot of negative in our election," English said at an election-night party at Fort Ground Grill.

English, 64, said voters know he is middle-of-the-road politically and has been in the community for years. He was previously on the Coeur d'Alene City Council and a Coeur d'Alene School Board trustee. He is also well known for his work with nonprofits in the community, including being executive director of North Idaho Habitat for Humanity.

"I have a long-term track record," English said.

"Elections are about the will of the people," Adams said. "Tonight, the voters of Coeur d'Alene chose my opponent and I respect their decision. I thank my family and supporters for their help and encouragement and wish the very best to Dan English as he serves our community."

Adams has been on the city council for four years.

Print Article

Read More Political

Facebook changes stifle local campaigns

July 06, 2018 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press COEUR d’ALENE — Just before Memorial Day, Cory Jane English wanted to boost a Facebook post she had made about her daughter, who served in Iraq. Boosting a post is one way Facebook gets its users t...

Comments

Read More

Outsider candidate's rise worries some Michigan Democrats

AP

July 01, 2018 at 7:11 am | LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan voters who twice delivered the governorship to a Republican computer executive-turned-venture capitalist are again being wooed by a wealthy outsider businessman with no...

Comments

Read More

Idaho Democrats hear call for unity, energy at convention

AP

June 29, 2018 at 4:47 pm | CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Democrats marked the start of their annual state convention with plenty of first-time attendees and remarks from gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan. Idaho is one...

Comments

Read More

Idaho Republicans push opposition to Medicaid expansion

AP

June 29, 2018 at 4:19 pm | BOISE, Idaho (AP) — GOP delegates on Friday called on the Idaho Republican Party to formally oppose a Medicaid expansion initiative expected to be on the November ballot. A Republican delegate pa...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(208) 664-8176
215 N. Second St
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814

©2018 The Coeur d'Alene Press Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X