May 2018 Treasure Valley Voters Guide




Welcome to our Voter Guide for the May primaries, presented by the Idaho Statesman and the League of Women Voters of Idaho. Compare candidates' views on the issues side by side and create your own ballot, which you can then print or email.

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...Please note: The guide will display candidates from multiple parties in one group. At the polls, you will be asked to choose a Republican, Democratic or nonpartisan ballot. Idaho's Republican primary is closed, while the Democratic primary is open to voters affiliated with any party. There are no primaries this year for the Constitution or Libertarian parties. Candidates' responses have not been edited.


Canyon County Clerk

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  • Chris Yamamoto
    (Rep)

Biographical Information

What education and experience do you have to prepare you to be a county clerk?

What would you like to accomplish as a county clerk?

What will you do to improve the public's access to and treatment by the courts?

What will you do to further the public's access to public information?

How would you rate your county when it comes to cybersecurity? Are election security improvements needed, and what would those entail?

Should Idaho continue to participate in Kansas’ Interstate Voter Crosscheck Program? Why?

What is one thing voters should understand about this office that they perhaps don't?

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