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Primary candidates want recount of 25 precincts to check for ‘anomalies’

Primary candidates seek hand recount of ballots in what they believe are suspicious precincts.


Deadly force initiative, I-940, headed to Washington ballot without proposed changes

Initiative 940, which changes the rules for reviewing cases of the police use of deadly force, must go on the November ballot, a divided Washington Supreme Court rules.


Sen. Cory Booker to Democrats at Cantwell rally: Stand up to adversity

Sen. Cory Booker urges Democrats to stand up in this “moral moment.”


Where they stand: Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown on abortion, Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood

A vacancy on the closely divided U.S. Supreme Court has renewed talks about the long-standing court decision that ensured the availability of abortion in the United States. The congresswoman and her Democratic challenger have staked largely conflicting positions on the procedure, when it should be legal and how federal funds should be awarded to organizations that provide counseling and advice on abortion.


Kellyanne Conway keeps focus on Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Eastern Washington in Spokane stump speech

In a stump speech for the longtime Republican congresswoman, Kellyanne Conway kept her comments local and said that the GOP had a clear advantage in the district, just as it did 24 years ago.


State Supreme Court orders gun control initiative back on Washington’s November ballot

Washington voters will get to vote on a gun control initiative this November after all.


Susan Hutchison challenges Sen. Maria Cantwell to 10 debates

Republican candidate Susan Hutchison challenged incumbent Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell on Friday to a series of 10 debates to be held in each congressional district throughout Washington.


Lisa Brown addresses Social Security, debt, campaign ads at Spokane Valley Event Center

Democratic congressional candidate Lisa Brown made the case for her candidacy to an audience of about 300 potential voters Thursday night at the Spokane Valley Event Center, listening to audience concerns about Social Security and health care.


Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers faces smaller, friendlier town hall crowd in downtown Spokane

A year removed from one of the most raucous town halls in her recent congressional career, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers faced a relatively calm – and sparse – gathering Thursday night. The congresswoman answered questions about the Russia investigation and future plans for Medicare and Social Security.


Kellyanne Conway will appear at Spokane fundraiser for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers

One of President Donald Trump’s top surrogates is scheduled to stump for the congresswoman Friday at a campaign fundraiser.


Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers touts tax reform, Inland Northwest economic growth in speech at Greater Spokane Inc.

In a speech to business interests and nonprofit representatives Wednesday, the congresswoman was joined by members of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to tout the tax reform bill as a major driver of the Inland Northwest’s economy.


Lisa Brown to hold Spokane Valley community forum on Thursday

The event will compete with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ annual town hall, which is scheduled to begin a little bit later Thursday evening in downtown Spokane. Brown’s event will not require tickets and doors will open at 5 p.m.


Idaho gets $3.2M in grant money for election security

Idaho is receiving $3.2 million from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission to secure and modernize its elections systems.


Cathy McMorris Rodgers schedules town hall Thursday in downtown Spokane

Tickets for the event at the Spokane Convention Center have sold out, but the congresswoman’s office said room may still be available.


Idaho schools look to boost security in wake of shootings

Idaho Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra is preparing to pitch a $21 million school safety initiative – Keep Idaho Students Safe, or KISS – to the Legislature in January.


Women win primaries in record numbers, look to November

Women are not just running for office in record numbers this year – they are winning.


Tickets to candidate forum with Brown, McMorris Rodgers available on Monday

Free tickets for the first televised candidate forum featuring the candidates vying to represent Eastern Washington in Congress will be given away on Monday.


Spin Control: Primary turnout strong in Eastern Washington

Does better voter turnout depend on postage-paid ballots, or competitive races?


Gun control initiative ordered off ballot

A gun-control initiative should not go on the November ballot because the petitions that some 378,000 voters signed were not readable, a Thurston County Superior Court judge said.


Ferry County ballots left in drop boxes a week after election

Ferry County officials left ballots in drop boxes in four outlying communities for more than a week after the election.