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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.

Recap of primary endorsements

Endorsements for 2106 Washington state primary election

Recap of primary endorsements

Endorsements for 2106 Washington state primary election.

Clinton wins Puerto Rico’s Democratic presidential primary

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 …

Bernie Sanders accepts Kentucky primary result; Hillary Clinton wins state

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says his campaign accepts primary results in Kentucky, handing front-runner Hillary Clinton another victory.

Bernie Sanders’ campaign seeks Kentucky vote recanvass

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.

Montana campaign contribution limits struck down

A federal court has ruled that Montana’s campaign contribution limits are unconstitutional, less than a month from the state’s June 7 primary.

Gary Crooks: To endorse or not to endorse?

“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 …

Michael Bloomberg drops big donation to Oregon candidate

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 …

Looking Back: Opinions from past add perspective

Editorials covered aid to Southern states, defense spending, crossover voting and Moran Prairie sprawl.