Stories tagged: Voting
MONDAY, OCT. 17, 2016, 1:03 P.M.
Trump’s voter fraud claims knocked down by Philly officials
Donald Trump continued to declare Monday – without evidence and as fellow Republicans distance themselves from the claim – that “large-scale voter fraud” is happening in the Nov. 8 general …
MONDAY, OCT. 17, 2016, 12:03 P.M.
GOP office reopens after firebombing in North Carolina
Investigators combed through shards of glass, looked for residue of flammable accelerant and tried to narrow down the overnight hours when someone torched a local Republican Party office by throwing …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12, 2016, 7:22 P.M.
Judge extends voter registration in battleground Florida
A federal judge on Wednesday extended voter registration until Oct. 18 in the battleground state of Florida, due to the disruption and damage from Hurricane Matthew.
SUNDAY, OCT. 9, 2016, 9:04 P.M.
Debate fact check: Trump, Clinton and their claims
Donald Trump mischaracterized the record on Hillary Clinton’s defense of her husband and her own treatment of women when he brought up Bill Clinton’s sexual history and other episodes of …
SUNDAY, OCT. 9, 2016, 8:57 P.M.
Debate analysis: This could be one for the ages
The question has been asked so many times over the past 16 months of this presidential election that it has become a cliche: Has anyone ever seen anything quite like …
SUNDAY, OCT. 9, 2016, 8:56 P.M.
Debate moderators: Trump takes fight to Cooper, Raddatz, too
Donald Trump took on the two moderators of Sunday’s presidential debate almost as avidly as he assailed his opponent Hillary Clinton, repeatedly needling them and at one point implicitly calling …
THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2016
If you aren’t registered to vote, the time to act is now
The following editorial from the Yakima Herald-Republic does not necessarily reflect the view of The Spokesman-Review’s editorial board. The seemingly endless election of 2016 will indeed conclude five weeks from …
TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2016, 11:52 A.M.
Pence has bigger challenge as understudies take debate stage
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine will arrive at a debate stage Tuesday night with three main assignments: defend their bosses from attack, try to land a …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2016, 10:46 A.M.
Idaho county launches ‘food truck’ polls for early voting
In the state’s most populous Ada County, Chief Deputy Clerk Phil McGrane designed food truck-inspired voting stations to entice voters to cast ballots early for the general election.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2016, 6:51 P.M.
Idaho county launches food truck-inspired polling stations for early voting
Idaho election workers say it’s no longer enough to encourage people to get out to the polls. Instead, they say, it’s time to bring the polls to the people.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 25, 2016
Karen Lee and Amanda DuBois: Felony conviction isn’t a lifetime voting ban
In Washington state, people released from state prison can vote once they are off community supervision and those released from federal prison are eligible to vote as soon as they …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 24, 2016, 8:58 A.M.
‘Profoundly sad,’ ‘let down,’ ‘cuckservative’: Conservatives react to Cruz backing Trump
Mike Lee wasn’t going to let Ted Cruz down. The Utah senator was the first of Cruz’s 53 Republican colleagues to endorse him. In June, at the end of a …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 23, 2016, 8:02 P.M.
Trump adds names to Supreme Court wish list
Donald Trump has added 10 names to the list he says he’d use to fill Supreme Court vacancies if he becomes president, including a U.S. senator whose inclusion helped secure …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, SEPT. 23, 2016, 7:14 P.M.
Clinton postpones visit to Charlotte
Hillary Clinton’s campaign says she has decided to postpone her planned trip to Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sunday after hearing from community leaders.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 23, 2016, 5:24 P.M.
Trump Hotels to pay New York $50,000 over data breaches
Trump Hotel Collection agreed to pay $50,000 in fines and strengthen security measures after data breaches exposed more than 70,000 credit-card numbers and other personal information, New York Attorney General …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 23, 2016, 5:18 P.M.
Federal court rules against Ohio’s purges of voter rolls
A federal appeals court ruled Friday against Ohio’s procedure for removing voters from state rolls, dealing a blow to Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted and handing a victory to …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 23, 2016, 3:19 P.M.
State Labor Council fined for campaign finance violations
The Washington State Labor Council will pay the state $16,622 over the organization’s failure to file lobbyist employer reports of in-kind and cash contributions properly and on time.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 23, 2016, 1:49 P.M.
Trump camp boots worker who tied racism to Obama
WASHINGTON – The campaign of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has accepted the resignation of its volunteer chair in a blue-collar Ohio county after the woman made a series of …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 23, 2016, 12:53 P.M.
In about-face, Cruz says he’ll vote for Trump
WASHINGTON – Ted Cruz says he’s voting for Donald Trump for president – a shocking about-face after he rocked the Republican convention by dramatically refusing to do so. The Texas …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2016, 11:38 A.M.
375 U.S. scientists slam Trump for threatening to abandon Paris climate accord
Earlier this year, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump sparked the ire of scientists and climate activists when he vowed to “cancel the Paris climate agreement” once in office. Now, hundreds …
MONDAY, SEPT. 19, 2016, 6:56 P.M.
Anticipating debate, Trump says he thinks system rigged
A week before the first presidential debate, Donald Trump is putting moderators on notice that he’ll be watching to see if they get too rough on him.
MONDAY, SEPT. 19, 2016, 5:23 P.M.
Ford fires back at Trump, citing booming U.S. big-truck output
Ford Motor Co., pushing back against criticism by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for moving work to Mexico, is highlighting its booming business in big trucks after shifting production to …
MONDAY, SEPT. 19, 2016, 3:44 P.M.
Clinton says Trump gives ‘aid, comfort’ to ISIS recruiters
Hillary Clinton accused Donald Trump of giving “aid and comfort” to Islamic terrorists Monday, declaring his anti-Muslim rhetoric helps groups like ISIS recruit new fighters. Trump showed no sign of …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14, 2016, 1:30 P.M.
Crowdfunding campaign will donate $6 million to vets if Trump releases tax returns
A 26-year-old Marine Corps veteran has launched a crowdfunding campaign that he says will donate $6 million to veterans organizations if Donald Trump releases his tax returns. The campaign, which …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14, 2016, 11:54 A.M.
Oregon registered voters surge under novel ‘motor voter’ law
A recent Oregon law that automatically registers residents to vote when they get or renew a driver’s license has fueled a surge in newly minted voters.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14, 2016, 11:20 A.M.
Georgia voter registration process violates the law, lawsuit claims
Georgia’s voter registration process violates the Voting Rights Act and has prevented tens of thousands of residents, mostly minorities, from registering to vote, according to a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14, 2016, 10:59 A.M.
Update from Clinton’s doctor: Democrat is ‘fit to serve’
Donald Trump on Wednesday handed over a one-page summary of his recent physical on a doctor’s television show – but the campaign won’t reveal what was disclosed.
MONDAY, SEPT. 12, 2016, 5:21 P.M.
Clinton to release more medical information this week, campaign says
Hillary Clinton’s campaign will release additional medical records this week, a campaign aide said, bowing to growing criticism about how the campaign handled news of her pneumonia diagnosis.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 10, 2016, 11:57 A.M.
Get your ballots ready: Voting in White House race underway
Get ready: Voting in the 2016 election is now underway. Advance voting began Friday in North Carolina, the first of 37 states that will allow balloting by mail for any …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 10, 2016, 11:55 A.M.
White House pressured to call out Russia over hacking actions
There is a debate within the Obama administration over whether to publicly blame Russia for the hack of the Democratic National Committee or to wait for the FBI to complete …