Stories tagged: primary election
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 12:20 p.m.
Ferry County officials left ballots in drop boxes in four outlying communities for more than a week after the election.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 6:38 a.m.
In towns along Washington’s Pacific Coast, there are tsunami zones with sirens to warn of an approaching wave and marked routes to take to higher ground. Tuesday’s election results are …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 9:39 p.m.
Patrick Johnson emerged as front-runner in the race for Spokane County District Court Judge, securing 39.5 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s primary election. Johnson was one of three challengers …
Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 6 a.m.
The primary ballot is the gateway to the general election for candidates seeking federal, state and local offices, but the results are always open to interpretation. Ballots have to be …
Sun., Aug. 5, 2018
Answers to frequent excuses for not voting in the primary.
Sun., July 29, 2018
For all the talk about a blue wave of voters that might wash over the 2018 elections, it seems appropriate to mention that turnout in this year’s primary is lagging …
UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018, 5:50 p.m.
Primary ballots going out by mail this week.
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 6:46 p.m.
Ferry County primary voters will have postage on the envelopes to mail their ballots.
Mon., July 9, 2018, 10 a.m.
Want to vote in Washington’s Aug. 7 primary election? The deadline to register to vote online is July 9 by the end of the day.
UPDATED: Mon., May 14, 2018, 4:36 p.m.
Phil Hart, the four-term North Idaho legislator defeated in a primary six years ago, is back before voters. The tax-protesting politician – who lost his house after a protracted fight …
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 10:29 p.m.
Secretary of State Kim Wyman asks Gov. Jay Inslee to use emergency funds to pay the postage for ballots that are mailed back in the primary and general elections.
Thu., March 8, 2018, 9:23 a.m.
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 …
Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 6 a.m.
Good for Seattle, which soon will have its second woman mayor, and the first in 91 years. Spokane had three in its last 32.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
Chris Jackson and Angie Beem move on to the general election in Spokane Valley
Fri., May 19, 2017, 8:29 a.m.
Officials are now recounting the roughly 35,000 ballots cast in the Republican primary for an open U.S. House seat in South Carolina.
Wed., July 27, 2016, 4:30 p.m.
Only about 10 percent of the state’s voters have returned their ballots in advance of Tuesday’s primary election.
Wed., June 22, 2016
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.
Thu., May 19, 2016
Tuesday’s results are healthy, because they show the electorate wants officeholders to concentrate on a reality-based agenda.
Tue., Aug. 4, 2015
Nearly four of five voters in Spokane County had not turned in their primary ballots as of Monday. That’s not very good, but it is a bit better than the …
Tue., Aug. 5, 2014
If you just realized it’s primary election day and your ballot is still somewhere around the house … you’re pretty much like most people in Washington. Less than a fourth …
Wed., July 23, 2014
Debate over the need for a new Spokane County Jail has become a key issue in this year’s campaigns for sheriff and county commissioner after a candidate in the sheriff’s …
Wed., July 16, 2014
Republican Spokane County Commissioner Al French is facing a potential rerun of 2010, when he ousted Democrat Bonnie Mager in a close race. This time, Mager has shed her Democratic …
Sun., July 13, 2014
All four candidates for Washington’s 5th Congressional District were asked the same series of questions on key issues. Here are their answers. Candidates are listed in the order they will …
Tue., May 20, 2014, 9:26 p.m.
Rep. Mike Simpson has prevailed in the Republican primary for Idaho’s 2nd Congressional District, fending off a conservative challenger who drew early support from anti-tax advocates.
Wed., Aug. 14, 2013
Did you vote in the primary? If you did, welcome to the ruling council. We are a small group, relative to the size of the city, and our authority is …
Wed., Aug. 7, 2013
Washington voters – or at least the relative few that cast ballots in the summer primary – seemed willing to stick with the familiar Tuesday. Turnout was light in most …
Sun., Aug. 12, 2012
The primary election is over, and all 16 votes have been counted. The dismal turnout proves that holding primaries in the summer – when everybody’s on the golf course or …
Thu., July 19, 2012
As the Spokane Valley Fire Department and Spokane County Fire District 9 await the results of their maintenance and operations replacement levies on the ballots now arriving in the mail, …
Wed., Jan. 25, 2012, 12:39 p.m.
BOISE — Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter opposes moving Idaho’s primary election to August, largely due to concerns it would result in an even lower turnout than the current primary in …
Wed., April 6, 2011
Idaho is going through the same challenges that Washington state faced when its independent-oriented election system was ruled unconstitutional by the courts. But instead of trying to preserve that independence, …