Sandpoint mayor to run for Governor of Idaho
LEWISTON, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — The mayor of Sandpoint Shelby Rognstad has announced his candidacy for governor of Idaho. Rognstad will be just the second Democrat to run for the office.
Rognstad was previously a small business owner before getting into public service in Sandpoint in 2007. He served as city council president and was elected mayor of Sandpoint in 2015 and was re-elected as mayor in 2019.
Rognstad also serves as a board member of the Association of Idaho Cities and also serves on the Board of the Bonner County Economic Development.
Rognstad now joins a list of more than a dozen people running for governor of Idaho.
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