Idaho Governor Little fends off Trump-backed challenger for Republican gubernatorial nomination

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FILE PHOTO: Idaho's Governor Brad Little speaks during a meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden in Boise, Idaho

(Reuters) – Idaho Governor Brad Little defeated Republican gubernatorial primary challenger Janice McGeachin, the state’s No. 2 elected official who was endorsed by former President Donald Trump, Edison Research projected on Tuesday.

Little will likely face educator Stephen Heidt, a Democrat, and independent anti-government activist Ammon Bundy in the Nov. 8 general election.

(Writing by Makini Brice; Editing by Will Dunham and Ross Colvin)

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