The Hill: Idaho’s Boynton Brown pitches herself as outsider in DNC bid


For Idaho Democratic Party executive director and Democratic National Committee chair hopeful Sally Boynton Brown, the cure for what ails her party will come from far outside the Beltway.

Boynton Brown doesn’t have the national brand of Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison, the race’s leading candidates.

And she doesn’t have the DNC ties of South Carolina state party chair Jaime Harrison and New Hampshire party chair Raymond Buckley, two other DNC candidates and members of the 447-person national committee that will choose its next chair in February.

But in a conversation with The Hill, Boynton Brown pitched herself as a “drastically different type of candidate,” an “outside the box” image that she hopes will represent a change as the party looks to rebuild after Democrats’ latest round of election defeats. Read more.