Democratic Party Chairman Larry Grant says the agenda for the three-day event includes selecting delegates to attend the party’s national convention later this summer and hammering out a platform. Top Democratic officials, legislative and congressional candidates and party representatives from all 44 counties are expected to attend and help shape the state party’s plans for the next two years.
Friday’s keynote speaker is Lewiston native Jimmy Farris, who is running against Republican Raul Labrador in Idaho’s 1st Congressional District. On Saturday, former state Sen. Nicole LeFavour will talk about her race against GOP U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson in the 2nd Congressional District.
Idaho Republicans will hold their 2012 convention next week in Twin Falls. (AP)