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BOISE - Lt. Gov. Brad Little says he plans to continue working on improving Idaho's economy if he's elected to another term.

Idaho County Commissioner Jim Chmelik says the state's problems could be solved if Idaho gained control of federal lands.

Who will get an opportunity to pursue those goals in the general election will be decided Tuesday in the GOP primary.

The Republican winner will face Democrat Bert Marley and Constitution Party candidate David Hartigan in November.

Little has been lieutenant governor since 2009. He heads a farming and cattle operation. Chmelik runs a custom cabinet and wood working business in Cottonwood.

The lieutenant governor presides over the state Senate and fills in for the governor when he's out of the state.

The job also includes working on economic development and vetting candidates for boards, commissions and councils.

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