Party polarization has been a long-standing feature of American politics, and in recent years the divide between Republicans and Democrats has grown even wider. Not only do members of each party view the other party in a negative light, but they also view the people in that party as more close-minded, dishonest, immoral, and unintelligent than other Americans. The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibiting discrimination against people who qualify because of their status as protected veterans or people with disabilities. Additionally, Idaho prohibits discrimination against all people based on race, color, religion, political affiliation or beliefs, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.
The primary elections in Idaho are held to allow members of a recognized political party to select candidates from that party to appear on the general election ballot. So what are the major differences between Republicans and Democrats in Boise? To start off with, Republicans tend to be more conservative than Democrats on social issues such as abortion and same-sex marriage. They also favor lower taxes and less government regulation of businesses. On the other hand, Democrats are generally more progressive on social issues and favor higher taxes and more government regulation of businesses.
When it comes to economic policy, Republicans tend to be more supportive of free-market capitalism while Democrats prefer a more mixed economy with government intervention in certain areas. Republicans also tend to be more supportive of military spending than Democrats. In terms of foreign policy, Republicans are generally more hawkish than Democrats. In terms of environmental policy, Democrats tend to be more supportive of regulations aimed at protecting the environment while Republicans are generally more skeptical of such regulations.
Finally, when it comes to immigration policy, Democrats tend to be more open to allowing immigrants into the country while Republicans are generally more restrictive.