UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 5:29 p.m.
Election roundup: The latest developments in the U.S. election
Hillary Clinton has won Virginia. The Democratic nominee has captured its 13 electoral votes.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 10 a.m.
WikiLeaks founder Assange denies trying to influence U.S. election
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Tuesday he never intended to influence the U.S. presidential election by publishing copies of emails linked to Hillary Clinton and suggested he would do the …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 8:37 a.m.
Russian TV shows nude Melania Trump, election rigging ahead of U.S. election
With hackers who leak emails, epithet-tossing trolls who flood comment sections and top diplomats who speak in locker-room talk, Russia has already played a prominent part in setting the seamy …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 8:34 a.m.
Election Day: Americans choose between Clinton and Trump
A polarized America went to the polls Tuesday to pick its 45th president, choosing to elect either Hillary Clinton as the nation’s first female commander in chief or billionaire businessman …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 6 a.m.
Write-in votes are written off during ballot counting
Some people displeased with the candidates for president this year have announced their plans to cast a write-in vote, whether it’s for Bernie Sanders or Mike Pence. But will that …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016
Fear and loathing as local Democrats watch Trump take battleground states
As a sea of red states blipped onto three giant projector screens, the crowded ballroom of Spokane’s Lincoln Center became a sea of grimacing faces.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 7 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: Presidential politics won’t break my family ties, but what about the nation?
She’s voting for him. I voted for her. But on Wednesday morning, whichever one of us is celebrating and whichever one is mourning, we’ll still be family.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 5 p.m.
Everything you need to know about the Electoral College (then can forget for four more years)
Your vote for president doesn’t directly elect the president. It’s a bit more complicated than that.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 3:45 p.m.
FBI Director Comey’s start-and-stop Clinton investigation turns up heat on himself
FBI Director James Comey tried to put the Hillary Clinton email saga behind him on Sunday, but both Democratic and Republican lawmakers made clear he’ll face tough questioning about whether …
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 2:05 p.m.
Forget the TV: How to follow Election Day online
NEW YORK – TVs are so last century. News outlets are using Facebook Live, Snapchat, YouTube and other tools to offer live coverage of Election Day in ways not possible …
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 1:12 p.m.
Hour-by-hour TV guide to election results Tuesday night
The outcome of the 2016 election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will begin to unfold Tuesday night in Georgia and Virginia. And then quickly move into North Carolina, Florida, …
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 11:22 a.m.
Justice Dept. to dispatch more than 500 staffers to polls
The Justice Department said Monday it will send more than 500 staffers to 28 states on Election Day to monitor the polls, a 35 percent reduction from the number four …
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 10:51 a.m.
Poll: Election stands at 47-43 Clinton over Trump; nearly 8 in 10 are prepared to accept result
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton holds an edge of 47 percent to 43 percent over GOP nominee Donald Trump in a the latest Washington Post-ABC News tracking poll, with Clinton …
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 10:29 a.m.
Christie sticks to denial after allies convicted in bridge plot
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, in his first interview after last week’s conviction of two former aides in a revenge plot to create a massive traffic jam, contradicted their testimony …
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 8:53 a.m.
Election Day hours extended for Susan B. Anthony’s gravesite
The New York cemetery where women’s suffragist leader Susan B. Anthony is buried will extend its hours on Election Day to give people more time to visit her grave.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 8:31 a.m.
Clinton goes for uplift, Trump goes after her as election nears
Furiously campaigning to the last, Hillary Clinton tried Monday to emerge from the cloud of suspicion that has followed her campaign and close her historic bid with a call for …
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 6 a.m.
Knowledge of how government works is declining, prompting talk of civics education, voter tests
When George Nethercutt ran for Congress in 1994, he pulled off the ultimate upset and beat Tom Foley, the sitting U.S. speaker of the House. The win was the most …
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 11:37 p.m.
FBI clears Clinton in renewed probe of private email server
Nine days after throwing the presidential race into turmoil, FBI Director James Comey once more cleared Hillary Clinton of criminal wrongdoing Sunday for using a private email server as secretary …
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 7 a.m.
Election stress sending people to Spokane therapists’ couches
This presidential election is unusually stressful for both Democrats and Republicans, according to a survey published by the American Psychological Association. Michelle Estelle, a licensed clinical psychologist, has never seen …
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016
Spin Control: Here’s some help for Washington voters still studying their ballots
For voters still studying candidates or ballot measures, we have some help.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 9:36 p.m.
Vick: Idaho R’s appreciate a ‘consistent conservative’
Idaho state Sen. Steve Vick, R-Dalton Gardens, was celebrating Ted Cruz’ Idaho win tonight, and grabbed a Cruz sign off the wall at the GOP election night watch party as …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 9:20 p.m.
Crane on an Idaho win for Cruz: ‘I hope he picks Marco Rubio as his running mate’
At least one TV network has now called Idaho a win for Ted Cruz in the GOP race, after he led with 41.5 percent of the vote with 47 percent …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 8:53 p.m.
Latest results: Cruz 41.7%, Trump 29.8%, Rubio 17.7%
Here are the latest statewide results from the Idaho Secretary of State: With 226 of 955 precincts reporting, or 24 percent, Ted Cruz leads with 41.7% of the vote, followed …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 8:37 p.m.
Trump takes Blaine County, with final results there…
Blaine County may not be typical of Idaho GOP voters, but it’s one county that’s finished counting all its ballots tonight. The results: Trump, 35%; Cruz, 24%; Kasich, 23%; and …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 8:19 p.m.
Rod Beck on why he’s chairing Trump campaign in Idaho…
Rod Beck, outspoken Idaho GOP activist and longtime closed-primary advocate, says he’s the Idaho chairman for the Donald Trump campaign. “I just took everything into consideration, and I think he’s …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 8:10 p.m.
First results: Trump leads, followed closely by Cruz
The very first Idaho results are out in tonight’s GOP presidential primary. With 21 of 955 precincts reporting, Donald Trump leads with 36.4 percent; followed by Ted Cruz, 32.9 percent; …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 8:04 p.m.
Idaho’s own Davlin discusses Romney robocalls on ‘Meet the Press’
Idaho’s own Melissa Davlin, co-host of “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public TV, appeared on MSNBC’s “Meet the Press” today to talk about the election in Idaho, and the robocalls that …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 7:43 p.m.
Ben Fulcher, son of Russ, welcomes crowd at GOP election watch-night party
Ben Fulcher, state chair of the Idaho College Republicans and a senior at Boise State University, welcomed the crowd to the GOP election-night watch party tonight at the Riverside Hotel …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 6:44 a.m.
Today’s Idaho presidential primary, by the numbers…
A look at today’s Idaho presidential primary, by the numbers; just the Republican and Constitution parties are participating in today’s primary vote. Idaho Democrats will caucus on March 22. Polls …
Mon., March 7, 2016, 11:47 a.m.
Idaho GOP voters can check candidate stances with Election Compass survey
The presidential candidates have been whittled to four as the Idaho presidential primary approaches on Tuesday. If you’re just tuning into the campaign, or your first choice has dropped out …
Sun., March 6, 2016, 7:34 p.m.
Rubio rallies Boise crowd, says he’s best bet to beat Hillary Clinton
GOP hopeful Marco Rubio stressed his conservative credentials and religious beliefs as he urged Idahoans to back him for president at a Boise rally on Sunday night, just two days …
Sun., March 6, 2016, 6:07 p.m.
Crowd gathers for Rubio rally in Boise
People lined up to crowd into a chilly hangar near the Boise Airport this evening for a rally for Marco Rubio, after Rubio drew 1,200 at a similar rally earlier …
Thu., March 3, 2016, 12:07 p.m.
Rubio, Cruz set Idaho rallies in advance of Tuesday primary
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio will hold campaign rallies in Boise and Idaho Falls on Sunday, hitting Idaho Falls first at 5:30 p.m., and then Boise at 7:30 p.m. Both events …
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 5:33 p.m.
Washington presidential primary ballot set
Secretary of State’s office says at least seven names will be on the May 24 presidential primary ballot.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 4:58 p.m.
Dems: Denney has agreed to change billboards, under threat of legal action
The Idaho Democratic Party announced late this afternoon that Secretary of State Lawerence Denney has agreed to make changes to 22 billboards posted statewide to advertise the upcoming March 8 …
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 10:44 a.m.
Three Constitution Party candidates for president to face off in Boise debate
The Constitution Party of Idaho will hold a debate in Boise on Saturday featuring all three Constitution Party candidates for president – Scott Copeland and Patrick Ockander of Texas, and …
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 6 a.m.
Where’s my GOP precinct caucus?
Republican precinct caucuses are Saturday in Washington. If you plan to attend, but don’t know where yours is, we can help get you there.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 1:51 p.m.
Idaho GOP slams Dems for objecting to state-funded billboards touting presidential primary
The Idaho Republican Party is slamming the Idaho Democratic Party for its complaint about the 22 billboards posted around the state by the Idaho Secretary of State’s office advertising the …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 4:36 p.m.
Labrador endorses Ted Cruz, though they differ on criminal justice reform
Even as 1st District Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador was speaking last night about criminal justice reform, the National Review was breaking the news that Labrador is endorsing Ted Cruz for …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 2:55 p.m.
Dems object to state-funded primary election billboards
The Idaho Democratic Party is protesting a statewide, 22-billboard voter education campaign launched by the Idaho Secretary of State’s office for the upcoming March 8 presidential primary, because the billboards …