Monday, March 6, 2017

Bannock County Democrats' District 29 Town Hall & Legislative Update - March 3, 2017

Bannock County Democrats' District #29 Town Hall and Legislative Update event with D29 Rep. Elaine Smith and D29 Sen. Mark Nye, which took place on Friday, March 3rd at Pocatello City Hall. Our thanks to Pocatello Community Media for recording the event and posting it online.

Shelley Allen to speak on SD#25 Supplemental Levy at Bannock County Democrats' Political Soup luncheon this Wednesday, March 8th

The Bannock County Democrats invite the public to our monthly Political Soup luncheon on Wednesday, March 8. This month, Shelley Allen, Community Relations and Communications Specialist at Pocatello-Chubbuck School District 25, will be speaking about the district's supplemental levy, which is up for renewal and will be put to a vote on March 14.

Ms. Allen will provide important information about the levy that has been in place for over 60 years to support programs in our district. The supplemental levy requires a simple majority of 50 percent to pass. Polls are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14 and early walk-in voting is available now at the Bannock County Elections Office (the Old Jail next to the Courthouse, open M–F, 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.).

Political Soup is held at the Bannock County Democrats’ headquarters at 355 Yellowstone Ave in Pocatello (across the street from Mama Inez restaurant), with parking behind the building. Lunch will be served between 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., with the program beginning at noon. A small donation is appreciated.

For more information about this event, please contact our organization at or (208) 234-8908.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Pocatello District 29 Pizza & Politics: Legislative Update — Friday, March 3rd

Join the Pocatello Democratic Legislators for a town hall & legislative update this Friday, March 3rd beginning at 6:00 PM. State Senator Mark Nye and Representative Elaine Smith will be on hand to provide an update of the legislative session so far.

Enjoy free pizza from local pizzeria Bigfoot Pizza and get your questions answered by our Democratic legislators.

The doors open at 5:45 and the event starts at 6 PM. We will wrap up by 8 PM. This event is being held in the Pocatello City Council Chambers located at 911 N 7th Ave, Pocatello, ID.

There is no charge for this event, but donations to help cover the cost of food would be appreciated. Please help us spread the word by sharing this event and inviting your friends. You can help us anticipate the correct number of attendees by registering at