Stories tagged: Election
Wed., July 11, 2018, 9:11 a.m.
The world’s oldest person is 141 years of age and lives in Zimbabwe. Not far behind is a 134-year-old, also in Zimbabwe. At least that’s according to the country’s voters’ …
Sun., June 24, 2018, 1:20 p.m.
The Mexican election reflects the constantly mutating ways social media can be weaponized against democracy – and the immensity of Facebook’s global challenge.
Thu., June 14, 2018, 3:19 p.m.
The United States on Thursday condemned the killing of a 2-year-old boy in Zimbabwe as a “senseless and horrific act” and warned that if the murder was politically motivated it …
UPDATED: Sun., June 17, 2018, 3:29 p.m.
Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former Colombian president, was poised Sunday to become the country’s next president after promising to roll back a still fragile peace …
UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018, 7:08 p.m.
The ballot-box recall of a judge who gave a light sentence in a high-profile sexual assault case will discourage other judges from being lenient in the future, legal analysts said …
Sun., June 3, 2018, 2:25 p.m.
A right-wing opposition party led by a former Slovenian prime minister won the most votes in Slovenia’s parliamentary election Sunday, but not enough to form a government on its own, …
UPDATED: Mon., May 28, 2018, 9:19 p.m.
Outside money is pouring into Montana’s U.S. Senate race even before Republicans settle on a nominee to challenge Democratic Sen. Jon Tester, who has become a leading target of the …
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 2:37 p.m.
Idaho’s top candidates will see big boosts to their state pension benefits if successful in their pursuit of statewide positions.
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 5:40 p.m.
President Donald Trump has branded his latest attempt to discredit the special counsel’s Russia investigation as “spygate,” part of a newly invigorated strategy embraced by his Republican colleagues to raise …
Wed., May 23, 2018, 7:54 a.m.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday the Trump administration will not tolerate Russian interference in the 2018 congressional midterm elections.
Mon., May 21, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
A growing roster of nations condemned Venezuela’s
UPDATED: Sun., May 20, 2018, 8:58 p.m.
Voting centers across Venezuela’s capital city appeared largely empty during elections on Sunday despite assurances from government officials that millions had turned out to vote by mid-morning.
UPDATED: Wed., May 16, 2018, 9:25 p.m.
Two former state legislators making comeback bids were halted by voters in Tuesday’s Republican primary
UPDATED: Wed., May 16, 2018, 12:31 a.m.
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 …
Tue., May 15, 2018, 2:47 p.m.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Secretary of State Kim Wyman said Tuesday that Washington state will pay for prepaid postage on mail-in ballots in this year’s primary and general elections …
Tue., May 15, 2018, 10:36 a.m.
Conflicting rulings from two North Idaho judges in a single day, two candidates’ names blacked out on early ballots and then reinstated, and court appeals likely — that’s how a …
Thu., May 10, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
Malaysia’s former authoritarian leader Mahathir Mohamad, who in a stunning political comeback led opposition parties to their first election victory in six decades, was sworn in as prime minister on …
Thu., May 10, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
With Idaho’s 2018 primary election just around the corner, Idaho Democratic gubernatorial candidates A.J. Balukoff and Paulette Jordan spoke in separate interviews with the Daily News in the past two …
Wed., May 9, 2018, 9:52 a.m.
A top state election official apologized on Tuesday for wrongly stating a Republican gubernatorial candidate was under investigation.
Wed., May 9, 2018
One of the more controversial issues facing the Kootenai County Commission is a decision to let some residents opt out of county building codes.
UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers hits the airwaves and other media with campaign ads six months ahead of the general election in which she faces Democratic challenger Lisa Brown.
Wed., May 2, 2018, 6:14 p.m.
Muntadhar al-Zaidi might be most famous for his shoes. Back in 2008, the Iraqi journalist attended a Baghdad news conference with George W. Bush. The then-president was there to tout …
Wed., May 2, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan is not apologizing for sending a campaign email that critics argued misled voters into thinking she had been endorsed by the Idaho Democratic Party.
Mon., April 23, 2018, 8:35 a.m.
Idaho’s Democratic gubernatorial candidates on Sunday spent most of their first televised debate in overall agreement when discussing the state’s biggest issues surrounding education, health care and taxes.
UPDATED: Sun., April 15, 2018, 4:52 p.m.
Montenegro’s ruling party leader Milo Djukanovic swept a presidential election on Sunday, preliminary results showed, and he pledged to keep the small Balkan country firmly on a European path after …
Thu., April 12, 2018
Down six points to the incumbent Republican, Democratic challenger Lisa Brown said she was encouraged by the results of a poll of likely Eastern Washington voters, particularly Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ …
UPDATED: Thu., April 5, 2018, 6:19 p.m.
Idaho’s U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador on Thursday disputed recent attacks by a political action committee that the Republican lawmaker has accomplished nothing during his time in Congress.
UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018, 3:11 p.m.
The possible imprisonment of former Brazilian leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva – who leads most presidential election polls – caused rising tensions Wednesday after the army commander appeared to …
UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 3:46 p.m.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has won a second, four-year term in office, with more than 97 percent of the vote in last week’s election, according to official results announced Monday …
Tue., March 27, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
Turnout appeared low on Tuesday as Egyptians voted on the second day of an election that President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is virtually certain to win, after all serious rivals were either …