Stories tagged: Spokane County Republican Party
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 10:59 a.m.
Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich says local GOP leaders reluctant to censure Rep. Matt Shea, fear far-right reprisals from the legislator
Spokane-area Republicans in elected offices appear unwilling to criticize state Rep. Matt Shea for his attacks on the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich, who has called on party …
Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 4:53 p.m.
At Spokane County GOP caucus, voting but no debate
The Spokane County republicans had their caucus Saturday, but they didn’t debate a platform or argue in favor of their favorite presidential candidate. A new state law enacted since the …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 10:52 a.m.
Spokane County GOP prepares for Saturday caucus
The Spokane County Republican Party will kick off the local presidential selection process Saturday with a non-binding caucus that will decide the delegates traveling to the state convention in May.
Sat., Feb. 6, 2016, 1:53 p.m.
Spokane GOP picks McLaughlin, Kerns and Baxter to replace Mielke
Todd Mielke’s seat on the Spokane County Commission will go to either two political veterans or an up-and-comer with wide support among state legislators.
Sun., May 31, 2015, midnight
Suspect arrested in Colbert triple homicide
The son-in-law of one of the three people shot to death before fire was set to their Colbert home and barn was arrested Saturday afternoon on three counts of first-degree …
Sat., March 1, 2014, midnight
Spokane GOP precincts holding caucuses
Republican activists in Spokane, and those who might be thinking of becoming more active, will gather this morning for precinct caucuses. No, there isn’t a presidential election this year. Although …
Wed., Dec. 4, 2013, midnight
John Ahern seeks futile recount in Spokane City Council race
A Spokane City Council candidate who lost big in his attempt to unseat incumbent Jon Snyder mistakenly believes he still may have a shot at winning. John Ahern, a former …
Tue., Aug. 21, 2012, midnight
GOP chief asks Shea to pull photo
It may have started as a joke, but the controversial photo of state Rep. Matt Shea standing on his Democratic challenger’s property has become a political hot potato for Republicans. …
Tue., May 22, 2012, midnight
GOP hopes to oust Roskelley from ballot
The Spokane County Republican Party plans to go to court today to try knocking Democrat John Roskelley off the primary ballot. The county GOP filed a challenge to Roskelley’s current …
Mon., May 21, 2012, 1:22 p.m.
Spokane GOP challenges Roskelley candidacy
Spokane County Republicans challenge Roskelley’s “residence.” He says it’s just politics.
Wed., March 21, 2012, 1:58 p.m.
Divisive former sheriff will meet with Spokane GOP
A former Arizona sheriff revered by the militia movement for his outspoken criticism of gun control and government tyranny is returning to the Inland Northwest for meetings with local GOP …
Fri., Feb. 11, 2011, 5:02 p.m.
Baxter tapped to assume McCaslin’s seat
After a daylong interview process, Spokane County commissioners unanimously selected Jeff H. Baxter to replace Bob McCaslin in the state Senate.
Fri., Dec. 10, 2010, midnight
Leadership of GOP up for grabs in county
Spokane GOP leaders are in the midst of a nasty fight that could shape local elections for years to come. The internal battle for control of the Spokane County Republican …
Sun., Oct. 17, 2010, midnight
Spokane County auditor will heed critics’ ideas
Democratic Spokane County Auditor Vicky Dalton says she’ll implement some good ideas from her Republican critics. Dalton made the announcement Friday at a meeting of the county Canvassing Board, which …
Sun., Oct. 17, 2010, midnight
Ballot envelopes disputed over auditor’s name, status
A Republican complaint to the state Public Disclosure Commission accuses Spokane County Auditor Vicky Dalton of electioneering by printing her name prominently on ballot envelopes. Dalton dismisses the complaint out …
Fri., Aug. 13, 2010, midnight
O’Quinn campaign clarifies statements on polling data
The campaign of Republican legislative candidate Shelly O’Quinn, which claimed in e-mails to GOP officials that polls showed her “blowing away the competition,” acknowledged Thursday that no such specific polling …
Thu., June 24, 2010, midnight
Tucker, Bugbee get split endorsement
The Republicans of Spokane County came to a split decision following an election forum earlier this week: The group endorsed both incumbent Spokane County Prosecutor Steve Tucker and challenger Chris …
Thu., June 10, 2010, midnight
Police guild endorses Tucker rival
The Spokane Police Guild has endorsed attorney Chris Bugbee in his bid to unseat his former boss, Spokane County Prosecutor Steve Tucker.