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AP calls Otter winner in Idaho Governor race with one third of vote counted

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The Associated Press is declaring victory for Idaho Gov. Butch Otter The Associated Press is declaring victory for Idaho Gov. Butch Otter
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The Associated Press has declared Idaho Gov. Butch Otter the winner in this year's Governor race. Democratic challenger A.J. Balukoff said it is still early and he is waiting to see how it goes. 

Otter hasn't claimed victory yet, either. The latest numbers, with 32.8 percent of precincts reporting, showed Otter with 54.8 percent; Balukoff with 38.1 percent; Libertarian John Bujak with 3.5 percent; independent Jill Humble with 2 percent; Constitution Party candidate Steve Pankey with 1.1 percent; and “Pro-Life” with 0.6 percent.

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