Malek is in: CdA state lawmaker is running for Congress

By August 16, 2017In The News

By Betsy Z. Russell | Originally posted on

Rep. Luke Malek, R-Coeur d’Alene, has made it official: He’s running for the open 1st District congressional seat next year, the third big-name Republican to enter the race.

At just 35, the three-term state representative and attorney is considerably younger than his two top GOP rivals, former Idaho lieutenant governor and attorney general David Leroy, 70, and former Meridian state Sen. Russ Fulcher, 55.

“I have a vested interest in the future of Idaho, and that’s part of the reason I’m running, right?” Malek said Wednesday. “I want to contribute to the future of Idaho.”  read more>>

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