FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2018 file photo from left, Idaho Senate President Pro Tem Brent Hill, R-Rexburg, House Speaker Scott Bedke, R-Oakley, Idaho, House Minority Leader Mat Erpelding, D-Boise, and Senate Minority Leader Michelle Stennett, D-Ketchum, speak to the media at the State Capitol building in Boise, Idaho. The top legislative leaders have retained their positions for the upcoming legislative session. Republicans voted Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, to keep Rep. Scott Bedke as speaker of the House, a position the Oakley resident has held since 2012. Nampa Republican Rep. Brent Crane, who previously served as the assistant majority leader, unsuccessfully challenged Bedke for the top spot.
FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2018 file photo from left, Idaho Senate President Pro Tem Brent Hill, R-Rexburg, House Speaker Scott Bedke, R-Oakley, Idaho, House Minority Leader Mat Erpelding, D-Boise, and Senate Minority Leader Michelle Stennett, D-Ketchum, speak to the media at the State Capitol building in Boise, Idaho. The top legislative leaders have retained their positions for the upcoming legislative session. Republicans voted Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, to keep Rep. Scott Bedke as speaker of the House, a position the Oakley resident has held since 2012. Nampa Republican Rep. Brent Crane, who previously served as the assistant majority leader, unsuccessfully challenged Bedke for the top spot. Otto Kitsinger,File AP Photo
FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2018 file photo from left, Idaho Senate President Pro Tem Brent Hill, R-Rexburg, House Speaker Scott Bedke, R-Oakley, Idaho, House Minority Leader Mat Erpelding, D-Boise, and Senate Minority Leader Michelle Stennett, D-Ketchum, speak to the media at the State Capitol building in Boise, Idaho. The top legislative leaders have retained their positions for the upcoming legislative session. Republicans voted Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, to keep Rep. Scott Bedke as speaker of the House, a position the Oakley resident has held since 2012. Nampa Republican Rep. Brent Crane, who previously served as the assistant majority leader, unsuccessfully challenged Bedke for the top spot. Otto Kitsinger,File AP Photo