Stories tagged: caucuses
Wed., May 11, 2016
Let’s make our primary matter by year 2020
Washington state must do something to avoid another irrelevant presidential primary. The status quo simply foments frustration.
Sun., May 1, 2016
Kim Wyman: Easy to be heard on presidential primary
I am concerned that new voters, especially our millennials, will walk away from “the system” rather than begin a lifetime of voting and civic engagement.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 5 a.m.
Editorial: Sanders’ supporters naive about process
It was not designed to be fair by Democrats (or Republicans). It is a system to nominate a candidate the party members will support and who they believe can win.
Sun., March 20, 2016, 4 a.m.
How the Democratic caucuses work in Washington, Idaho
Local Democratic voters get a chance to weigh in on the race for the presidency, as both Idaho and Washington will hold caucuses this week. Idaho’s Democratic caucuses are on …
Thu., Nov. 22, 2012, 4:27 a.m.
Iowa straw poll on the outs with GOP establishment
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In the days since Republicans lost an election many in the party thought was theirs, chatter has been bubbling about what the GOP should do …
Wed., Nov. 14, 2012, 1:51 p.m.
House GOP picks woman for a top leadership post
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stinging from double-digit election losses among female voters, House Republicans elected a woman to their top leadership team Wednesday in a tense test of gender politics and …
Wed., Nov. 14, 2012, 7:42 a.m.
Pelosi decides to run again for House leader post
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former House speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday she will run to keep her job as the Democratic leader in the House after a pair of elections that …
Wed., Nov. 14, 2012, 7:08 a.m.
Maine’s Angus King to caucus with Senate Democrats
WASHINGTON (AP) — Independent Senator-elect Angus King of Maine said Wednesday he has decided to caucus with Democrats, which will add to the party’s voting edge. His decision ends months …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 10:16 p.m.
A meeting a decade ago sets Romney’s path
BOSTON (AP) — Mitt Romney may not have set out on the road to the Republican presidential nomination if not for a private meeting between strangers. More than a decade …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 9:25 p.m.
GOP convention gets rowdy in rift over Ron Paul
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Feeling slighted, supporters of Texas Rep. Ron Paul’s presidential bid chanted and booed Tuesday after Republican convention delegates adopted new rules that could impede insurgent candidates …
Wed., April 11, 2012
Democratic caucuses cover issues large, small
With the hotly contested race for the Republican presidential nomination dominating headlines for months, Washington voters might assume there’s nothing for Democrats to do this spring. They’d be wrong.
Sat., March 3, 2012
GOP kicks off states’ caucuses
Today is caucus day for Washington Republicans. The ballot is a straw poll that provides a picture of where Republicans stand as they enter their caucuses.
Sun., Jan. 22, 2012
Spin Control: Coverage of caucuses is pointless
If no one else has yet proposed this, might I suggest the news media stop paying attention to the results of the Iowa precinct caucuses … or any precinct caucuses, …