Driggs, Idaho has a new mayor. During this week’s elections, August Christensen defeated incumbent Hyrum Johnson on a vote of 179 to 122. Christensen currently serves on the city council. She has lived in the city of Driggs since 1998 and started two schools in the Teton Valley as well as her own business in Driggs and a non-profit in Victor. She has been an educator for more than 30 years and has served on the city council for eight years. Christensen’s campaign had emphasized prioritizing housing solutions due to the lack of housing in the local workforce.