California Democrats on Wednesday were poised to claim slots on nearly every House ballot on the year’s biggest day of primary elections, a major step forward in the party’s pursuit of the majority in November.
Pleas for money fill up the inbox in campaign season.
For the first time in 40 years, Republicans will run unopposed by Democrats for a seat on the Spokane County Board of Commissioners.
It’s easy to convince ourselves that passing a law means a problem is solved, but not every problem is amenable to a legislative solution.
Deer Park residents voiced concerns and shared questions about health care, budget reform and education with U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers during a town hall event on Friday.
Memorial Day weekend means its crunch time for efforts to get enough signatures on petitions for initiatives to the Legislature.
Congressional candidates to represent Eastern Washington have major disagreements on some foreign policy questions.
Spin Control offers its annual advice to candidates entering the campaign.
Candidate filing for the Aug. 7 primary election in Washington state closed Friday, and many races are contested in Whitman County.
U.S. Senate race draws a near record number of candidates and Eastern Washington’s 5th Congressional District race grows to five on final day of filing week.
Colbert businessman joins Eastern Washington’s congressional race.
Bonner County residents rejected a 13,000 acre proposed wilderness area, Tuesday. And although the vote may have sent a message to lawmakers, while also serving as a rallying cry for state rights champions, it won’t actually change how the forest is managed.
Tuesday’s primary election results mark a historic first for Idaho: With women winning both parties’ primaries for lieutenant governor, and no other candidates running, Idaho is guaranteed to elect its first female lieutenant governor in November.
First-time candidates file for Spokane-area legislative seats.
Two former state legislators making comeback bids were halted by voters in Tuesday’s Republican primary
Number of Senate candidates continues to grow as other races fill out.
Paulette Jordan, a two-term state representative and former Coeur d’Alene Tribal Council member, pulled off an upset win in Idaho’s Democratic gubernatorial primary Tuesday over the party’s 2014 nominee, Boise businessman and longtime school board member A.J. Balukoff.
With 669 of 951 precincts reporting.GOVERNORDemocrats A J Balukoff41.1% Peter Dill1.4% Paulette Jordan57.5%Republicans Tommy Ahlquist28.2% Harley Delano Brown0.4% Dalton Ben Cannady0.3% Raul Labrador30.9% Brad Little37.3% Lisa Marie1.6% Steve Pankey1.3%LT. GOVERNORDemocrats Kristin Collum88.3% Jim Fabe11.7%Republicans Marv Hagedorn15.3% Janice McGeachin28.2% Bob Nonini13.6% Kelley Packer15.0% Steve Yates28.0%SECRETARY OF STATEDemocrats Joseph J.P. Chastain25.0% Jill Humble75.0%STATE TREASURERRepublicans Julie A. Ellsworth37.4% Tom Kealey34.3% Vicky J McIntyre28.3%SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTIONDemocrats Allen Humble15.8% Cindy Wilson84.2%Republicans Jeff Dillon40.3% Sherri Ybarra59.7%
Two Kootenai County commissioners lost in Tuesday’s Republican primary.
With an open seat in Congress at stake, former state Sen. Russ Fulcher easily captured the Republican nomination for the position held by Raul Labrador. Real estate agent Cristina McNeil won a three-way race among Democrats and will face Fulcher in November.