Ammon Bundy, your next governor of Idaho, because the current one isn't crazy enough

A guy banned from the Idaho capitol grounds runs for governor. He hates the government so much he wants to become governor. We are in strange times, but after all, Stalin predicted TikTok.

He’s banned from the Idaho Capitol building, but that didn’t stop Ammon Bundy from taking the first step toward running for Idaho governor.

Bundy, who lives in Emmett, filed paperwork Friday to appoint a treasurer to a campaign for governor. The anti-government activist appeared to have appointed himself as treasurer, but according to a Secretary of State Office tweet, a treasurer must be a registered Idaho voter. According to the office, Bundy will either need to become a registered voter and refile the paperwork or name a new treasurer and refile. The tweet also stated the office has notified Bundy of the need to refile or register.

During the past year, police arrested Bundy multiple times in Boise, with most of those arrests occurring at the Idaho Capitol. He was handcuffed and wheeled out of the Capitol on an office chair after refusing to leave in August. He was banned from the building for a year, but returned, which led to arrests for trespassing. Bundy returned again last month and was arrested twice in one day.

Bundy has yet to announce a formal campaign for the office currently held by another Emmett resident, Idaho Gov. Brad Little.…

Turns out you need to be a registered voter in Idaho to be a campaign treasurer. Bundy listed himself as his treasurer and he isn’t registered to vote so he will now have to refile, according to the Secretary of State’s Office.

  • May 23, 2021