November 2016 Treasure Valley Voters Guide




Welcome to our Voter Guide for November's local races, bonds and levies, as well as the presidential election. 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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Trustee Zone 1

Terms on the college's five-member board last 4 years. Board members are not paid.This voting district covers both Ada and Canyon counties. This year, for the first time, board members must be from certain geographic districts. But all registered voters in both counties weigh in on each seat, similar to how county commission elections are set up.The college's 2017 fiscal year budget is $59.62 million.

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  • C.A. "Skip" Smyser

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Will you vote for the $180 million CWI construction bond and why or why not?

Construction aside, what is CWI’s greatest single need?

What do you want to accomplish over your term?

CWI charges $139 per credit hour for instruction. To keep classes affordable, should the school put a cap on the per unit cost? Why? Why not?

Have you been convicted of, or pleaded guilty to, a misdemeanor or felony or had a withheld judgment? If so, what, when and where?

Have you or a company you owned filed bankruptcy? If so, when and where?

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