Stories tagged: Election
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 8:29 a.m.
Republican Roy Moore’s supposedly smooth ride to the U.S. Senate has become an off-color demolition derby since he was hit with decades-old allegations of sexual misconduct involving teenagers.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 4:28 p.m.
At least one opposition protester died in shootings overnight in Honduras after the country announced a curfew and suspended some constitutional rights in the face of unrest over a disputed …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 10:48 a.m.
An Egyptian presidential hopeful living in the United Arab Emirates arrived in Cairo on Saturday, airport officials said, just days after he announced his plans to run for president in …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 2:52 p.m.
Nearly two-thirds of Washington voters sat out the Nov. 7 election, setting a new low mark for turnout.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 12:17 p.m.
Protests were growing in Honduras on Thursday as incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez emerged with a growing lead for re-election following a reported computer glitch that shut down vote counting …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 8:26 p.m.
Early results from Honduras’ presidential election Monday showed leftist challenger Salvador Nasralla with a surprise lead over incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez.
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 11:54 a.m.
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, a conservative U.S. ally, appeared likely to win a second term on Sunday despite opposition claims that his re-election is an unconstitutional power grab.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 5:22 p.m.
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez appears likely to win a second term on Sunday as well as bolstering the strength of his conservative National Party across the board.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 7:02 p.m.
Lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have told President Donald Trump’s legal team that they are no longer communicating with them about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 8:39 p.m.
Conservative billionaire businessman Sebastian Pinera on Sunday won Chile’s presidential election, but will now have to face leftist candidate Alejandro Guillier in a run-off in December.
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 7:41 a.m.
Coin flips have decided two tied elections in Idaho.
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
Unease over violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville this summer and President Donald Trump’s response loomed in the minds of many Virginia voters during Tuesday’s elections in which Democrats made …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
Days before returning home from a whirlwind trip to Asia, President Donald Trump was back on the defensive over Russian election meddling and accusing Democrats of trying to sabotage U.S.-Russia …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 2:09 p.m.
An outspoken critic of a proposed oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver won a port commissioner race that may shape the project’s future.
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 8:16 a.m.
Disguised Russian agents on Twitter rushed to deflect scandalous news about Donald Trump just before last year’s presidential election while straining to refocus criticism on the mainstream media and Hillary …
Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 1:21 p.m.
Minneapolis has elected a black transgender woman to its City Council, another national first in what advocacy groups have described as a banner night for transgender people in public office.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 10:48 p.m.
Voters in Virginia and New Jersey gave Democratic gubernatorial candidates large victories Tuesday and sent a clear message of rebuke to President Donald Trump.
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. New Deal, Nov. 10, 1932
Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 1:42 p.m.
More than half of the 200 people arrested during protests after last year’s presidential elections were not prosecuted, and many cases were dismissed altogether, Portland officials said.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 10 p.m.
Former Democratic National Committee interim chair Donna Brazile said Sunday that despite a joint fundraising agreement between the DNC and Hillary Clinton’s campaign, there was “no evidence” that the 2016 …
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 9:02 a.m.
Karen Weaver was elected mayor of Flint two years ago arguing that her predecessor had bungled the response to the city’s lead-contaminated water crisis.
Fri., Nov. 3, 2017
Conservatives were outraged with the attack on Howes. Liberals were irate with the smear against Beggs. Unfortunately, there aren’t enough people who are disgusted with both. Until there is, the …
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 11:02 a.m.
The Georgia attorney general’s office will no longer represent state election officials in an elections integrity lawsuit in which a crucial computer server was quietly wiped clean three days after …
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 3:15 p.m.
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump unleashed a flurry of messages attacking Hillary Clinton and Democrats, a day before the first charges may be announced from a special prosecutor investigating Russian …
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017
I have witnessed friends de-friend, associates disassociate and budding relationships become unrelated, all because of party politics and the perceived hate for the other side.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
Icelanders were voting for the third time in four years Saturday as the nation tried to shake off the latest political crisis on an island roiled by divisions since its …
Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 11:09 a.m.
Fears of further bloodshed led Kenya’s election commission to postpone voting planned for Saturday in some opposition strongholds, citing safety concerns for staffers as deadly clashes continued between police and …
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 1:43 p.m.
A computer server crucial to a lawsuit against Georgia election officials was quietly wiped clean by its custodians just after the suit was filed, the Associated Press has learned.
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
Russian President Vladimir Putin hasn’t said if he will stand for a fourth term. But with the election a little more than four months off, the presidential race is a …
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 11:08 a.m.
The leader of Kenya’s main opposition party urged his supporters to boycott a rerun of the disputed presidential election scheduled for Thursday amid rising political tensions and fears of violence …