Stories tagged: 2016 Idaho election
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 9:23 a.m.
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.
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 9:40 a.m.
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, …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 11:26 p.m.
Kootenai County Sheriff Ben Wolfinger appeared poised to win re-election Tuesday as he jumped to a big lead in early results over challenger Tina Kunishige of Coeur d’Alene. Wolfinger had …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 11:01 p.m.
Idaho GOP Sen. Mike Crapo won a fourth six-year term in the Senate on Tuesday, the first Idaho senator to win a fourth term since famed Democrat Frank Church in …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 9:35 p.m.
With every seat in the Idaho Legislature up for a vote, most incumbents held their seats and the Legislature retained its overwhelmingly GOP cast in Tuesday’s general election. But two …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 8:06 p.m.
The numbers are still preliminary, but Robyn Brody is holding the edge against Curt McKenzie in the nonpartisan race for an open seat on the Idaho Supreme Court.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 8:06 p.m.
Idaho GOP Rep. Raul Labrador, a conservative firebrand who’s been stumping for Donald Trump around the country, appears headed to a fourth term in the U.S. House – even as …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 8:04 p.m.
Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo appears headed easily to a fourth six-year term in the Senate – the first Idaho senator to win a fourth term since famed Democrat Frank Church …
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016
So, who are the “Citizens for HJR 5”?
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 5:53 p.m.
Claims of election-related intimidation and harassment in Bonner and Boundary counties haven’t been confirmed by authorities, but for some local politicians, both Republican and Democrat, the claims are believable.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 2:21 p.m.
Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo has launched his final campaign commercial of the season, focusing on stirring images and broad themes to stress the importance of the upcoming election.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 1:11 p.m.
Voters have waited in long lines all week at the Kootenai County elections office to cast early ballots in Tuesday’s presidential election.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 10:52 a.m.
Idaho GOP Congressman Raul Labrador is criss-crossing the country stumping for Donald Trump, speaking at Trump rallies so far in Florida, Arizona and Utah.
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 12:07 p.m.
During a two-day stretch in late October, Idaho GOP Congressman Raul Labrador sent campaign contributions of either $250 or $500 to 40 GOP candidates for the Idaho Legislature, plus $10,000 …
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 10:39 a.m.
One of the two candidates for the Idaho Supreme Court acknowledged in a televised debate Friday night that he’s never argued a case before either the Idaho Supreme Court or …
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 3:30 p.m.
Controversial Rep. Heather Scott, R-Blanchard, a first-term lawmaker who made a splash by visiting the occupiers at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge standoff in Oregon and displaying a Confederate battle flag …
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 1:38 p.m.
James Piotrowski, the Democratic challenger to 1st District GOP Rep. Raul Labrador, is airing a hard-hitting new TV ad that takes Labrador to task on everything from his voting record …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 3:54 p.m.
North Idaho’s legislative District 2 is among the most conservative in the state, and GOP incumbents Vito Barbieri and Eric Redman are hoping to keep it that way.
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 2:20 p.m.
The two attorneys facing off for an open Idaho Supreme Court seat have taken decidedly different approaches to their campaigns.
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 3:19 p.m.
The Idaho State Bar has released the results of its survey of state bar members about the qualifications of the two candidates vying for an open seat on the Idaho …
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016
Just a dozen years ago, two of the three state lawmakers from Coeur d’Alene were Democrats. Now District 4, like the rest of the North Idaho Panhandle, is all-GOP in …
Sun., Oct. 23, 2016
During a televised debate, 1st District GOP Rep. Raul Labrador went after his Democratic challenger, James Piotrowski, saying, “He’s not a moderate,” and reading a tweet that Piotrowski sent from …
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016, 4:13 p.m.
The Idaho Attorney General’s office has opened an investigation into charges that supporters of Idaho state Rep. Heather Scott, R-Blanchard, stalked and harassed a young field organizer for the Idaho …
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 4:31 p.m.
Suggestions by Donald Trump that the election might be rigged not going over well with elections officials
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 3:32 p.m.
Independent Evan McMullin – in dead heat with Trump and Clinton in Utah – makes campaign push into Idaho
Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin, a Mormon who’s offering himself as a conservative alternative to Donald Trump, had such large, overflow crowds at his two eastern Idaho rallies last weekend …
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 8:42 p.m.
In a testy debate Monday night, Idaho GOP Rep. Raul Labrador clashed repeatedly with his Democratic challenger, attorney James Piotrowski, over everything from public lands to congressional gridlock.
Sun., Oct. 16, 2016, 4 a.m.
The latest campaign finance reports from the race between Rep. Heather Scott, R-Blanchard, and Democratic challenger Kate McAlister of Sandpoint show McAlister out-raising the outspoken first-term incumbent. McAlister, president of …
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 9:09 p.m.
Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo, who was among the first U.S. senators to disavow Donald Trump last weekend and call for him to step aside as the GOP presidential nominee, said …
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016
Eye on Boise: Idaho court candidate tries to distance himself from trial lawyers, despite membership, campaign contributions
Idaho Supreme Court candidate Curt McKenzie is trying to distance himself from the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association, of which he was a dues-paying member for four years and which donated …
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016
Idaho state leaders remain dubious of switching to a vote-by-mail system for elections, as Washington and Oregon have done. But voters in Idaho are growing more comfortable with the concept …