Marcia Franklin talks with the chairmen of Idaho Republican and Democratic parties about the results of this year's general election.
Franklin's guests are Norm Semanko, chair of the Idaho Republican Party, and R. Keith Roark, Idaho Democratic Party chair. Semanko and Roark will analyze the November 2 election results in Idaho and the nation and provide their insights into the potential effects of the elections on party politics and policymaking efforts.
Semanko is a member of the Eagle City Council and the executive director and general counsel of the Idaho Water Users Association. He represents the state of Idaho on the Western States Water Council and is also the immediate past president of the National Water Resources Association. He is also of counsel to the law firm of Barker, Rosholt & Simpson.
Roark is the senior and managing partner of the Roark Law Firm in Hailey. He has also served as prosecuting attorney for Blaine County and mayor of Hailey, and was the Democratic candidate for Idaho state attorney general in 2002.