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Idaho’s presidential electors to cast votes at Statehouse on Monday

Idaho’s four Republican electors will meet next week to cast their ballots for the president of the United States. Gov. Butch Otter and Secretary of State Lawerence Denney say the electors will meet at noon on Dec. 19 in the Governor’s Ceremonial Office. Several of Idaho’s electors say they’ve been flooded with emails…


Secretary of State: Idaho GOP did not violate campaign laws

The Secretary of State’s office says the Idaho Republican Party did not violate the state’s campaign laws while creating a political attack ad against House Minority Leader John Rusche. The decision rejects a complaint filed by the Idaho Democratic Party in October…


Election results reporting glitch may mean Brody’s margin of victory is slightly higher

A glitch in the reporting of Franklin County’s election results in the Idaho Supreme Court race won’t change the outcome, but appears to suggest that Robyn Brody’s winning margin was larger than previously reported. The eastern Idaho county, on its county website, reports that Curt…


Idaho voter turnout likely 75 to 80 percent

Idaho voter turnout likely was 75 to 80 percent of registered voters in Tuesday’s election, according to the Idaho secretary of state’s office.


Idaho voter turnout likely 75-80 percent

Counties around Idaho are posting some amazingly high turnout figures for Tuesday’s election, but it turns out those aren’t actually the final numbers – because they don’t take into account same-day voter registrations. That means the county figures – 88 percent in Ada County, 87…


Crapo: ‘Last night, voters sent a message’

Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo issued this statement on the election results: “I express my sincere thanks to the people of Idaho for their trust in re-electing me to represent their values in Washington. Additionally, voters have elected Donald Trump as our next president and I…


Marley: ‘We are saddened but we are not disheartened’

Idaho Democratic Party Chairman Bert Marley issued this statement on the election results: “The Idaho Democratic Party would like to thank the hundreds of thousands of Idahoans who supported our candidates this year. We are proud of the work that we have accomplished together and…


Yates: ‘Today, I couldn’t be more proud to be a Republican’

Idaho Republican Party Chairman Steve Yates issued this statement on the election results: “I would first like to take a moment and congratulate President-elect Donald Trump, Vice President-elect Mike Pence, Senator Mike Crapo, Congressman Raul Labrador, Congressman Mike Simpson, and all of the down ticket…


Rep. Rusche reflects on loss, path forward for Idaho Democrats…

House Minority Leader John Rusche, who’s held that position for the past eight years and served two years before that as House Democratic caucus chair, lost his seat yesterday to Republican Mike Kingsley, 41.8 percent to Kingsley’s 58.2 percent. “Obviously the district wanted a different…


Election leaves Idaho Legislature with just one Democrat from north of Boise

If you thought the Idaho Legislature couldn’t get more Republican, think again. Tuesday’s election results bumped up the GOP supermajority in the Idaho Legislature from 80 percent to 84 percent. There’s now just one Democrat serving in the Idaho Legislature from north of Boise: Rep. Paulette Jordan, D-Boise. My full story…




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Idaho’s presidential electors to cast votes at Statehouse on Monday

Idaho’s four Republican electors will meet next week to cast their ballots for the president of the United States. Gov. Butch Otter and Secretary of State Lawerence Denney say the electors will meet at noon on Dec. 19 in the Governor’s Ceremonial Office. Several of Idaho’s electors say they’ve been flooded with emails…


Secretary of State: Idaho GOP did not violate campaign laws

The Secretary of State’s office says the Idaho Republican Party did not violate the state’s campaign laws while creating a political attack ad against House Minority Leader John Rusche. The decision rejects a complaint filed by the Idaho Democratic Party in October…


Election results reporting glitch may mean Brody’s margin of victory is slightly higher

A glitch in the reporting of Franklin County’s election results in the Idaho Supreme Court race won’t change the outcome, but appears to suggest that Robyn Brody’s winning margin was larger than previously reported. The eastern Idaho county, on its county website, reports that Curt…


Idaho voter turnout likely 75 to 80 percent

Idaho voter turnout likely was 75 to 80 percent of registered voters in Tuesday’s election, according to the Idaho secretary of state’s office.


Idaho voter turnout likely 75-80 percent

Counties around Idaho are posting some amazingly high turnout figures for Tuesday’s election, but it turns out those aren’t actually the final numbers – because they don’t take into account same-day voter registrations. That means the county figures – 88 percent in Ada County, 87…


Crapo: ‘Last night, voters sent a message’

Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo issued this statement on the election results: “I express my sincere thanks to the people of Idaho for their trust in re-electing me to represent their values in Washington. Additionally, voters have elected Donald Trump as our next president and I…


Marley: ‘We are saddened but we are not disheartened’

Idaho Democratic Party Chairman Bert Marley issued this statement on the election results: “The Idaho Democratic Party would like to thank the hundreds of thousands of Idahoans who supported our candidates this year. We are proud of the work that we have accomplished together and…


Yates: ‘Today, I couldn’t be more proud to be a Republican’

Idaho Republican Party Chairman Steve Yates issued this statement on the election results: “I would first like to take a moment and congratulate President-elect Donald Trump, Vice President-elect Mike Pence, Senator Mike Crapo, Congressman Raul Labrador, Congressman Mike Simpson, and all of the down ticket…


Rep. Rusche reflects on loss, path forward for Idaho Democrats…

House Minority Leader John Rusche, who’s held that position for the past eight years and served two years before that as House Democratic caucus chair, lost his seat yesterday to Republican Mike Kingsley, 41.8 percent to Kingsley’s 58.2 percent. “Obviously the district wanted a different…


Election leaves Idaho Legislature with just one Democrat from north of Boise

If you thought the Idaho Legislature couldn’t get more Republican, think again. Tuesday’s election results bumped up the GOP supermajority in the Idaho Legislature from 80 percent to 84 percent. There’s now just one Democrat serving in the Idaho Legislature from north of Boise: Rep. Paulette Jordan, D-Boise. My full story…