Stories tagged: Polls
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 9:24 p.m.
Polling shift suggests Britain’s election may be more exciting – and unpredictable – than expected
When Britain’s June 8 snap election was announced just a few weeks ago, the outcome seemed a done deal. Prime Minister Theresa May would extend her Conservative government’s majority in …
Fri., May 19, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
Iran: Rouhani leads initial count; over 70 percent turnout
Iran’s incumbent President Hassan Rouhani has a commanding 58 percent lead over his rivals in an initial and partial count of votes in the election, according to official figures announced …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 9:25 p.m.
Polls open in first Iran presidential vote since atomic deal
Iranians began voting Friday in the country’s first presidential election since its nuclear deal with world powers, as incumbent Hassan Rouhani faced a staunch challenge from a hard-line opponent over …
Thu., May 4, 2017, 2:50 p.m.
Education, late deciders drove problems with 2016’s polls
Voters in key swing states who settled on a candidate just before Election Day, along with polls that surveyed too few voters without a college degree, were among the culprits …
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 10 p.m.
Loss stings, but Gonzaga’s goals remain the same
Before Saturday, the Zags seemed immune to the wonderful zaniness that is college basketball.
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 10:57 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Karnowski, Bakamus enjoy return trip to No. 1
They picked up the nicknames ‘Shrek’ and ‘Donkey’ when they arrived on campus five years ago.
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 11:35 p.m.
First things first: Gonzaga entertains Toreros
Is it a slam-dunk Gonzaga will be ranked No. 1 when the polls are released Monday? Nope. Is it an open 5-footer on the low block that the Zags are …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 8:25 p.m.
Obama says ‘we will’ retaliate against Russia for election hacking
President Barack Obama said the United States will retaliate against Russia over its malicious cyberactivity during this year’s election, in an interview that will air Friday on National Public Radio.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 10:56 a.m.
Gonzaga climbs to No. 11 in polls
Gonzaga moved up three spots to No. 11 in the AP and USA Today college basketball rankings.
Sun., Nov. 13, 2016, 7:15 p.m.
Idaho secretary of state reflects on Election Day as poll worker
Secretary of State Lawerence Denney says he has a new appreciation for county clerks and election staff after spending two days as a poll worker in North Idaho.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 11:56 a.m.
Polls show Clinton with narrow edge five days before election
Five days from the U.S. presidential election, polls released Thursday showed the race narrowing, with Democrat Hillary Clinton holding on to a slim lead over Republican Donald Trump.
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 10:25 p.m.
Attacks fly right and left in sprint to Nov. 8
GOFFSTOWN, N.H. – Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump each launched fresh attacks against the other on Monday, signaling that harshly negative closing arguments may dominate the final two …
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 1:28 p.m.
Polls are ‘phony,’ Trump insists; ‘we are winning’
A defiant Donald Trump blamed his worsening campaign struggles on “phony polls” from the “disgusting” media on Monday, fighting to energize his most loyal supporters as his path to the …
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 1:24 p.m.
Trump battles history in trying to overcome current deficit in polls
The polls are coming fast and furious right now, and they’re increasingly bad for Donald Trump. In fact, we can now say this: Were Trump to actually win, it would …
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 2:03 p.m.
Polls show Clinton rising in key states
With the first two debates of the general election finished and early voting starting in many places, Hillary Clinton’s lead has strengthened in opinion polls in key states needed to …
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 10:46 a.m.
Idaho county launches ‘food truck’ polls for early voting
In the state’s most populous Ada County, Chief Deputy Clerk Phil McGrane designed food truck-inspired voting stations to entice voters to cast ballots early for the general election.
Sun., Sept. 18, 2016
Eye on Boise: Crapo’s opponent says D.C. has changed him for the worse
Idaho GOP Sen. Mike Crapo’s Democratic challenger, Jerry Sturgill, is criticizing Crapo over his 2013 DUI conviction, saying it shows that Washington has changed him.
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016, 12:31 p.m.
Putin-polling is a dangerous business
Russia’s designation of its most respected polling agency as a foreign agent last week, hobbling the Yury Levada Centre, shows the extraordinary challenges pollsters face in the country.
Sat., March 12, 2016
Froma Harrop: Pollsters were biggest losers
What long-range polls really show is how well Bernie would do if he were the nominee and Republicans let his politics, writings and personal history skate into November without comment.
Fri., March 11, 2016
Amy Goodman: Dim the polls, spotlight the issues
Why should it matter who others are voting for? Let each person make his or her decision on how to vote not on polling numbers, but on the actual positions …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 3:36 p.m.
Donald Trump trails Ted Cruz in latest national poll
For the first time in months, Donald Trump has lost the lead in a major national poll, falling behind Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas.
Tue., Feb. 24, 2015
Gonzaga men hold firm in basketball polls; Wiltjer honored again
Another week without movement at the top of the men’s college basketball polls, another weekly honor for junior forward Kyle Wiltjer. Gonzaga (28-1) remained No. 3 in the Associated Press …
Sun., June 16, 2013
Pollsters find broad support for immigration bill
BOISE – A new statewide poll shows Idaho voters strongly in support of the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” immigration bill now being debated in the U.S. Senate, with 67 percent …
Mon., March 4, 2013, 7:55 p.m.
It’s official: Gonzaga No. 1 in college basketball
The Gonzaga Bulldogs have gone where no Zags have gone before. The Bulldogs reached No. 1 in the AP men’s basketball poll Monday for the first time in program history. …
Tue., Feb. 26, 2013
At No. 2, GU matches best ranking
Gonzaga has reached new heights in the AP college basketball poll, checking in at No. 2. The Bulldogs’ previous high was No. 3 in the final two weeks of the …
Mon., Feb. 11, 2013, 10:21 p.m.
Zags move up in national polls
Gonzaga moved up one spot to No. 5 in this week’s Associated Press poll, with Indiana remaining in the top spot. The Zags are No. 3 in the USA Today …
Tue., Jan. 15, 2013
Best start has GU 8th in both polls
Men’s College basketball: Gonzaga University moved up one spot to eighth in the Associated Press Top 25 and remained eighth in the USA Today balloting of coaches in the latest …
Tue., Nov. 27, 2012
Zags up to 12th; Harris honored
One day after winning the Old Spice Classic, Gonzaga University got the attention of the national pollsters, and forward Elias Harris the attention of the West Coast Conference.
Thu., Nov. 18, 2010, 4:17 p.m.
Poll: Idahoans favor big cigarette tax hike
Idahoans overwhelmingly support raising state taxes on cigarettes and alcohol to address the state’s budget deficit, according to a new statewide poll, even as they oppose other tax hikes and …