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The makeup of the 2023 legislature will look completely different. There are expected to be mass retirements and some of these new districts will require incumbents to run against each other.
Challenges to Redistricting
An eastern Idaho man filed a challenge against Idaho’s new legislative redistricting plan last week with the Idaho Supreme Court, bringing the total number of redistricting challenges to three. Idaho was the second-fastest-growing state in the country over the previous 10 years, according to the 2020 census
. But that growth was lopsided and divided, which is why the political districts needed to be thrown out and redrawn.
ID Revenue Report
October begins the second quarter in Idaho’s fiscal year, and the state’s general fund revenues continue to exceed the forecast. Income and sales tax collections are ahead by $64.1 million. Total general fund collections were $415.1
million, $64.3 million, 18.3% beyond forecast.
Fiscal year to date, total general fund collections are 14.4% ahead of forecast. Individual
filing brought in $154.5 million. Of the $45.0 million excess
, a full $25.4 is due to this past month alone.
This was the largest collections for the month of October in state history with $65.2 million in collections. The next largest October collections was in 2019 and was $40.5 million.