Campaigning At The Twin Falls County Fair


By Andrew Reed

Filer, Idaho (KMVT-TV) Voters can expect to start seeing plenty of political ads hitting the TV airwaves and fliers in their mailboxes, as campaigning for the November elections kicks into high gear.

But candidates count on one campaign strategy, the fair.

"We are meeting and greeting everyone who goes by, we are registering people to vote, we are talking about the new district that was formed” said (D) Rosemary Fornshell, Running for office.

Even with all the technology these days campaigning for office still comes down to meeting the voters.

"It's the best place to be at the end of August and early September, there will be tens and thousands of people walking through here in the course of a week. There is no better place than in the valley to shake hands meet new friends, meet new people” (R) Stephen Hartgen, Running for office.

Tom carter says, hitting the fair is a big part of campaigning.

"The fair gives all of us the opportunity to get our message out, not only me but I'm republican and I'm proud to be a republican. It gives all of us an opportunity to get our message out and let people know what we are all about” (R) Tom Carter, Running for office.

Candidates hope the close conversations over the next few days will help them connect with voters when they walk into their polling places this fall.

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