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Spin Control: Wrapup from the primary: Recount challenges and the biggest loser

Recount of key precincts showed no changes. Now candidates may challenge the process.


Primary candidates want recount of 25 precincts to check for ‘anomalies’

Primary candidates seek hand recount of ballots in what they believe are suspicious precincts.


Racism quickly becomes an issue in Florida governor’s race

Racism immediately became an issue in the Florida governor’s race Wednesday as both nominees made predictions: The Democrat said voters aren’t looking for a misogynist, racist or bigot, while the …


Some Arizona polling places down, frustrating primary voters

A contractor hired to set up voting machines in the Phoenix area failed to send enough technicians, leaving several polling places out of operation during Arizona’s primary election Tuesday, two …


Florida primary includes Trump defender, female trailblazer

Florida voters are choosing nominees to replace Republican Gov. Rick Scott in an election that’s caught the attention of President Donald Trump and could see the daughter of a former …


Spin Control: Primary turnout strong in Eastern Washington

Does better voter turnout depend on postage-paid ballots, or competitive races?


Kansas governor concedes, says he will endorse GOP nominee

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he will endorse Republican nominee for governor Kris Kobach after conceding in the state’s GOP primary in a surprise announcement a week after their neck-and-neck …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 3:09 p.m.

Analysis: Late ballots swing to Cathy McMorris Rodgers throughout district, Spokane County in race against Lisa Brown

A lead of 600 votes on election night has blossomed to nearly 7,000 district-wide for the congresswoman, who has once again proved the adage correct that Republicans vote later than …


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 7:19 p.m.

Ige wins Hawaii Democratic governor primary

Despite a challenging first term marked by both natural and man-made disasters, Hawaii Gov. David Ige won the Democratic primary in his bid for a second term in office Saturday, …


Trump celebrates victories for 3 endorsed candidates

As Donald Trump’s party came together, a 28-year-old liberal activist ousted top House Democrat Joe Crowley in the president’s hometown Tuesday night, a stunning defeat that suddenly forced Democrats to …


UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 7:41 p.m.

Mitt Romney wins GOP primary in Utah Senate race

Mitt Romney has won the Republican primary for a Utah Senate seat, setting him on the path to restart his political career with a Senate seat left open by retiring …


UPDATED: Mon., June 25, 2018, 11:27 a.m.

Romney aims to clinch GOP nod in Utah Senate race

Mitt Romney has a second chance during a Tuesday primary election to dispatch a Utah state lawmaker who defeated him at the state Republican Party convention in the race for …


UPDATED: Tue., June 19, 2018, 12:32 p.m.

Independent allies helped boost spending in Idaho primary

An unprecedented amount of money from independent allies helped boost contenders in Idaho’s primary election.


Idaho gets highest primary voter turnout in 16 years

More than 30 percent of Idaho’s registered voters participated in this year’s primary election, marking the highest turnout in 16 years in a state that generally sees lower turnout in …


UPDATED: Wed., May 16, 2018, 9:25 p.m.

Phil Hart, Kathy Sims lose bids to return to Idaho Legislature

Two former state legislators making comeback bids were halted by voters in Tuesday’s Republican primary


UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 2:49 p.m.

Polls open for Idaho’s crowded, contested primary elections

With polling stations open across the state, Idaho voters began casting ballots in several competitive and crowded races Tuesday morning.


Big donations disclosed in lead up to Idaho primary

Big bucks are driving Idaho’s upcoming big election.


UPDATED: Sun., March 18, 2018, 11:30 a.m.

Illinois primary puts focus on security of state voter rolls

With the Illinois primary just days away, state election officials are beefing up cyber defenses and scanning for possible intrusions into voting systems and voter registration rolls.


UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 5:22 p.m.

Texas primary turnout buoys Democrats’ hopes again

Texas is the latest place where Democrats are finding optimism for 2018 after kicking off the nation’s primary election season with their biggest midterm turnout in more than a quarter-century.


UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018, 10:08 a.m.

In Texas GOP primary, it’s who can love Trump the most

George P. Bush’s campaign flyers in Texas declare that he’s “standing beside our president” – the one who called his dad, Jeb, an embarrassment to his family and a pathetic …


Political candidates begin filing for Montana’s June primary

Thursday was the first day Montana political candidates could begin filing for the June primary.


Editorial: Judge Staab an easy call for Municipal Court

Incumbent Judge Tracy Staab has been a solid judge on a court known for innovation and alternatives to jail time.


Editorial: Voter motivation is key to better turnout

Getting getting people to actually vote remains a tough nut to crack. This should give pause to any plans to alter election logistics to encourage participation.


Primary races still close for some positions

Some primary races remain in doubt in Wednesday’s ballot count.


UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 2:37 p.m.

Editorial: Hazel tops field for Superior Court

All three Superior Court candidates were impressive, but Tony Hazel did receive higher evaluations and has shown leadership on criminal justice reforms.


Editorial: Advance Mumm, Burrow in council race

Mumm has unmatched civic experience and accomplishments, but we’re also impressed with Burrow’s pragmatism and economic development focus.


Editorial: Haley is clear choice in Valley race

Pamela Haley has business sense, stability and experience. She is the obvious choice in this race.


Keep Wiser on Spokane school board

Wiser demonstrated greater knowledge about the many education challenges ahead. He has invested a lot ot time volunteering at schools and has an impressive resume and work background.


Voters get to work deciding on Gov. Christie’s replacement

The candidates running to replace New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie fanned out across the state Tuesday as voters made their selections in the first statewide primary races since Republican President …


Redoubt movement threatens Idaho politics

It wouldn’t matter if they were looking for a place to hunker down and lay low, but some survivalists get involved in politics and bring their over-the-top suspicions with them.