The District 19 senator candidate will celebrate the kick-off of her campaign with music by Steve Eaton and Billy Mitchell and Friends. Relax with friends and neighbors and talk about the issues facing the community.
On behalf of the members in Idaho Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers
(NASW), the political action committee of NASW is pleased to endorse Cherie Buckner-Webb for Senate in District 19. The political action committee is impressed by her commitment to the well-being of individuals, families, and communities.
To advance our legislative priorities on behalf of social workers and the communities we serve, we are eager to work with Representative Buckner-Webb to address critical issues, including access to affordable health care, the availability of social services and family supports, and protecting civil rights.
Democrat Cherie Buckner-Webb, an Idaho State Representative from Boise District 19, announced Saturday that she will run the Idaho Senate seat being vacated by Nicole LeFavour, also a democrat.
"Following discussions with democratic leaders within and others outside the Legislature, I will file for the Senate seat in District 19 and look forward to working collaboratively to effectively serve my constituents. I do so acknowledging the greats who have preceded me: Senators Gail Bray, Sue Reents, Betsy Dunklin, Mike Burkett and Nicole LeFavour," said Buckner-Webb in a press release.
The press release said that Buckner-Webb plans to advocate for a strong business environment, as well as conservation and environmental policies. Buckner-Webb currently serves on the State Affairs and Local Government Committees in the House of Representatives.
Buckner-Webb is a fifth generation Idahoan who owns a small business, Sojourner Coaching.
LeFavour, who is stepping down after four terms in the Legislature, has endorsed Buckner-Webb.
The press release quoted LeFavour: "I leave the Senate excited to know that Representative Cherie Buckner-Webb will seek election to my seat this year. Cherie brings a huge depth of knowledge, passion and power to the Senate."
Paid for by Cherie Buckner-Webb Senate D-19, Carolyn Boyce, Treasurer
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