Local man declares candidacy for U.S. Congress

SHELLEY — A local small business owner, Army veteran and author is running for United States Congress.

Flint Christensen of Shelley is running for Idaho’s 2nd Congressional District in the 2022 Republican primary election. He is running against incumbent Mike Simpson who has held office since 1999, and long-time Idaho Falls Republican Bryan Smith.

Christensen sat down with Community Pioneer’s Mike Price to discuss his platform and beliefs as well as his strategy to unseat Simpson as a political newcomer. Watch the full interview below. Learn more about Christensen at his website ourmanflint.org.

Mike Price

Mike Price is an award winning journalist from Shelley. He is now one of the founding members and Editor-in-Chief of the Community Pioneer.

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