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    The list of Native American governors in American history is depressingly short. It's zero, to be exact.

    That's why Idaho Democrat Paulette Jordan's Tuesday primary win for governor was so significant. If Jordan wins the general election, she's poised to become the first Native American governor in American history, and the first female governor in Idaho history.

    It's a historical achievement, if a painfully overdue one.

    Jordan, a member of the Coeur d’Alene tribe, defeated moderate Democrat A.J. Balukoff in Tuesday's primary. She has served two terms in the Idaho state legislature, where she emerged as one of the state's leading young liberal voices. Read more...

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    The list of Native American governors in American history is depressingly short. It's zero, to be exact.

    That's why Idaho Democrat Paulette Jordan's Tuesday primary win for governor was so significant. If Jordan wins the general election, she's poised to become the first Native American governor in American history, and the first female governor in Idaho history.

    It's a historical achievement, if a painfully overdue one.

    Jordan, a member of the Coeur d’Alene tribe, defeated moderate Democrat A.J. Balukoff in Tuesday's primary. She has served two terms in the Idaho state legislature, where she emerged as one of the state's leading young liberal voices. Read more...

    More about Watercooler, Native Americans, Idaho, Women In Politics, and Paulette Jordan



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    Published on 16 May 2018 at 09:13PM

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