BOISE -- Governor C.L. Butch Otter and state education boss Tom Luna are both expected to file for reelection in 2014.
They just haven't formally done so.
Otter's campaign released his 2013 campaign finance report on Monday, showing the governor and his team have raised more than $978,000 dollars in 2013. More than $600,000 was reportedly raised in the last six months.
Staffers have confirmed he'll run, but Otter hasn't said much.
I think we've been a great team, Otter said during Lieutenant Governor Brad Little's September campaign kickoff. I think we'll be a great team for the next four years.
The governor will face Republican Senator Russ Fulcher in Idaho's May 20 primary election. Otter and running mate Brad Little have until March 14th to file the paperwork.
The winner will take on Boise Democrat A.J. Balukoff for the Governor's seat on November 4.
Meanwhile the field of candidates vying for the State's top education post is quickly populating.
Those ready to challenge Tom Luna for State Superintendent of public instruction now include Republican John Eynon, who recently announced his candidacy.
The Grangeville teacher is an opponent of the new Idaho Common Core Standards, and is a former commander in the U.S. Navy.
In the past week, two other candidates have filed to run for the position.
Randy Jensen, a Republican, has been an American Falls Middle School principal for the past 25 years. He's expected to formally announce on January 24th.
Jana Jones, a Democrat, lost to Luna in the 2006 election.
Like Otter, Luna has not officially announced his plans to run, but is widely expected to.