Bridging the Divide in Idaho

July 28, 2012

In 2006, a New York real estate developer bankrolled an Idaho ballot initiative, Proposition 2, to gut local planning and zoning.  Idaho Conservation League mounted a defense, cementing one of the broadest political alliances ever seen in the Gem State. Although substantially out-funded, this pro-planning coalition trounced Prop 2 by a 3-to-1 margin.