Stories tagged: primary
Wed., June 27, 2018, 9 a.m.
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 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.
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.
An unprecedented amount of money from independent allies helped boost contenders in Idaho’s primary election.
Mon., June 4, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
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.
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.
With polling stations open across the state, Idaho voters began casting ballots in several competitive and crowded races Tuesday morning.
Wed., May 9, 2018, 1:19 p.m.
Big bucks are driving Idaho’s upcoming big election.
UPDATED: Sun., March 18, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
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 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.
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 …
Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 9:03 a.m.
Thursday was the first day Montana political candidates could begin filing for the June primary.
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Incumbent Judge Tracy Staab has been a solid judge on a court known for innovation and alternatives to jail time.
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017
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.
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 5 a.m.
Some primary races remain in doubt in Wednesday’s ballot count.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 2:37 p.m.
All three Superior Court candidates were impressive, but Tony Hazel did receive higher evaluations and has shown leadership on criminal justice reforms.
Sun., July 16, 2017
Mumm has unmatched civic experience and accomplishments, but we’re also impressed with Burrow’s pragmatism and economic development focus.
Sat., July 15, 2017
Pamela Haley has business sense, stability and experience. She is the obvious choice in this race.
Wed., July 12, 2017
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.
Tue., June 6, 2017, 1:12 p.m.
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 …
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016
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.
Sat., July 30, 2016
Endorsements for 2106 Washington state primary election
Sun., July 17, 2016
Endorsements for 2106 Washington state primary election.
Sun., June 5, 2016, 2:48 p.m.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Puerto Ricans frustrated by the island’s economic crisis voted Sunday in the U.S. territory’s Democratic presidential primary and local elections, as front-runner Hillary Clinton drew …
Thu., May 26, 2016, 2:11 p.m.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says his campaign accepts primary results in Kentucky, handing front-runner Hillary Clinton another victory.
Tue., May 24, 2016, 10 a.m.
Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign requested a recanvass in Kentucky’s presidential primary Tuesday, where he trails Hillary Clinton by less than one-half of 1 percent of the vote.
Tue., May 17, 2016, 12:31 p.m.
A federal court has ruled that Montana’s campaign contribution limits are unconstitutional, less than a month from the state’s June 7 primary.
Sun., May 15, 2016
“Who are you to tell me how to vote?” That’s not a new complaint, but it has gained momentum in this hyperpartisan era where the distinction between reliable information sources …
Tue., May 10, 2016, 8:01 a.m.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has dropped $250,000 into state Rep. Val Hoyle’s campaign for Oregon secretary of state, raising the stakes in what’s considered the hottest statewide …
Tue., May 10, 2016
Editorials covered aid to Southern states, defense spending, crossover voting and Moran Prairie sprawl.