The voters have spoken, and after the runoff election, Boise has a new Mayor.
In Tuesday’s voting Laura McLean received 65% of the vote, compared to 35% for incumbent Dave Bieter.
Following her win, McLean called 670 KBOI and said the first thing she’ll be doing is to start working with Mayor Bieter and his staff towards the transition, so when she is officially sworn in, she’ll be able to start prioritizing steps moving forward.
McLean said one of the first priorities will be coming up with some policies to address affordable housing, and begin taking steps to address transit for the region.
The actual number of votes in Tuesdays runoff showed Lauren McLean with 30,306 votes, and 15,998 for David Bieter.