VOTE on 05/19/20 8:00 a.m
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Butch Horton

Republican for District 1 County Commissioner



As a Republican candidate for Bonner County Commissioner in District 1, Butch Horton pledges to bring clear vision and good judgment to guide us into the future. Our beautiful county is growing rapidly. To navigate the important decisions we must make now, we need clear vision and good judgment to guide us into the future. We need more cooperation and accountability and less conflict – precisely what Butch promises to work for.

Here are some statements by Butch on priorities he’ll work to address as Commissioner. And just as importantly, Butch wants to hear from YOU – the residents of this county – on the issues that matter most to YOU.


“I will lead with respect and a commitment to conservative values.”

Growth Management

“Growth brings stresses to the county. We must manage with clear vision, more cooperation and less conflict.”

Natural Resources

“We must carefully manage our forests and our water. They are key to both our quality of life and economy.”

Land Use Planning

“Through partnerships and collaboration I will strive to balance residential, commercial, and agricultural needs.”

Why Butch Horton for District 1 Commissioner?

Butch Horton pledges that, if elected, he will bring conservative Republican values, cooperation, and leadership skills to county government. “I’m campaigning because I believe Bonner County Matters – and if elected, I promise to hold myself accountable to the highest standard.”

  • Excellent professional qualifications
  • Graduate, University of Idaho
  • U.S. Navy veteran, operations specialist
  • Deep and varied business experience

Because Bonner County Matters!

Butch Horton’s experience in both service to our country and in private businesses have helped him develop the leadership qualities Bonner County needs now. He has the work ethic, education, background and commitment to be our next County Commissioner in District 1!

Butch makes this promise to the voters: He’ll both earn your vote now – and listen to you and work for you once in office. “All voices will be heard,” says Butch. “I will make informed decisions with careful, reasoned judgement and hold myself accountable for the results.”

We'd love to hear from you

This is your county, and Butch Horton wants to make it a better place. Your opinion matters and Butch wants to know, so he can better serve you and the county.