Stories tagged: candidates
Sun., May 20, 2018, 3 a.m.
Spin Control: Words of campaign advice for a new crop of candidates
Spin Control offers its annual advice to candidates entering the campaign.
UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018, 1:54 p.m.
Idaho’s open congressional seat attracts crowd of candidates
Anything can happen in a crowded race to secure Idaho’s 1st Congressional District.
Mon., March 12, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
Idaho candidates respond to health plan fall out
Lt. Gov. Brad Little, a Republican candidate running to be Idaho’s next governor, has gone on the defensive after spending months campaigning on a plan that has since been deemed …
UPDATED: Sat., March 10, 2018, 5:12 p.m.
Candidates flock to file for Idaho’s May primary election
Idaho’s May primary ballot will be a crowded one, with an array of contested races from governor and Congress to North Idaho legislative seats.
Thu., March 8, 2018, 9:23 a.m.
State gets roster for primary election, first since Trump
The window for candidates to register for Oregon’s primary elections has closed – a step toward the first general elections in the state since President Donald Trump took office and …
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 8:18 p.m.
Report: Washington No. 1 for NRA state candidate contributions
The Seattle Times reports that the National Rifle Association has been spending more money on state elections in Washington than any other state in recent years.
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 5:22 p.m.
Texas primary turnout buoys Democrats’ hopes again
Texas is the latest place where Democrats are finding optimism for 2018 after kicking off the nation’s primary election season with their biggest midterm turnout in more than a quarter-century.
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 8:40 a.m.
Candidates make races official starting today
Idaho’s official two-week candidate filing period for the 2018 elections is here.
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 12:04 p.m.
17 candidates vie for Spokane Lilac Festival queen and her court
This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Spokane Lilac Festival, and 17 young women are vying for a chance to represent Spokane in the annual Royalty Scholarship program.
Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 9:03 a.m.
Political candidates begin filing for Montana’s June primary
Thursday was the first day Montana political candidates could begin filing for the June primary.
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 10:21 a.m.
Court upholds ban on Navalny running for Russian presidency
Russia’s highest court on Saturday upheld a decision barring opposition leader Alexei Navalny from running for president in March.
Mon., Dec. 4, 2017, 9:55 a.m.
Gubernatorial candidates share similar views on wildlife
Three top gubernatorial candidates with widely different backgrounds share similar views on managing Idaho’s wildlife conservation and access to public lands.
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 10:39 a.m.
Candidates for mayor see growth for Moscow
Ten years ago, left-leaning Moscow city councilors perceived as having anti-growth views were swept away by three Greater Moscow Alliance-backed members. Linda Pall was one of the left-leaning incumbent members …
Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 3:51 p.m.
Editorial: Review of S-R election endorsements
Please note that our endorsements are merely recommendations, and should be read as such. Voters are encouraged to find as much information as possible and decide for themselves
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 1:24 p.m.
Trump fatigue? Female mayoral candidates dominate in Seattle
After 91 years, Seattle is poised to elect its second female mayor next week. Voters will choose between urban planner Cary Moon or former U.S. attorney Jenny Durkan to lead …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
What we know: Idaho’s gubernatorial candidates’ assets
Idaho is one of just two states to not require elected officeholders to disclose their income, employer, property holdings and board memberships. Yet the three top Republican candidates running for …
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 3:50 p.m.
Moscow City Council, mayor candidates talk goals, accomplishments
Candidates for Moscow City Council and mayor answered questions ranging from the role of city government to their thoughts on the city granting a conditional use permit to New Saint …
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 11:33 a.m.
Replacements selected for open eastern Idaho Senate seat
Republicans in eastern Idaho have selected three candidates to replace former Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis.
Tue., July 25, 2017
Looking Back: Past opinions provide perspective
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Cold war clash, July 27, 1959
Fri., June 2, 2017, 9:41 p.m.
Spokane County Library District candidates down to two
Only two candidates remain in consideration to lead the Spokane County Library District. Cindy Moore, a former library director from Wyoming, is vying with Patrick Roewe, Spokane County’s deputy director, …
Sat., July 30, 2016
Recap of primary endorsements
Endorsements for 2106 Washington state primary election
Sat., July 23, 2016
H.W. Braham: Questions for police chief candidates
I was asked to provide questions to the interview committee and submitted the items listed below.
Sun., July 17, 2016
Recap of primary endorsements
Endorsements for 2106 Washington state primary election.
Wed., June 22, 2016
Editorial: TVW is must-see election TV
TVW is only state public affairs network that covers all legislative hearings. But it will also be working hard for voters this election season to deliver nonpartisan coverage.
Sun., May 22, 2016, 4 a.m.
Spin Control: Spin Control: Filing week brings out the creativity
Some things are creative during filing week. Others are familiar.
Sun., May 22, 2016
Your thoughts on opinion section
We used to sign the editorials, but many readers believed them to be solely the view of the authors. Editorials are meant to reflect the view of the board, not …
Sun., May 15, 2016
Gary Crooks: To endorse or not to endorse?
“Who are you to tell me how to vote?” That’s not a new complaint, but it has gained momentum in this hyperpartisan era where the distinction between reliable information sources …
Tue., July 24, 2012, 10:49 a.m.
Police chief candidates down to three
Blair Ulring has withdrawn his name from contention for the next chief of the Spokane Police following questions about his academic credentials.
Sun., May 13, 2012
Spin Control: Go ahead, run for office – but keep rules in mind
Tomorrow marks the official start of campaign season. Would-be officeholders will file the paperwork and plunk down the fees for the political position of their choice, or perhaps their dreams. …
Sun., May 13, 2012
For candidates, it’s time to be official
Everyone thinking about running for political office this year, take note: You have less than a week to make up your mind. Everyone talking about running and acting like they’re …