Stories tagged: Voting
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 1:33 p.m.
The state of Georgia on Thursday accused the U.S. Homeland Security Department of apparently trying to hack its election systems
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 11:15 a.m.
Seattle is preparing to mail democracy vouchers to registered voters as part of a new campaign finance initiative.
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 9 a.m.
The attorney for a Pasco woman suing the city over its election system congratulated city officials Wednesday on their recent progress, but said it’s not enough to give Latino candidates …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 9:17 p.m.
President-elect Donald Trump and his supporters went to court Friday to prevent or halt election recounts in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, less than two weeks before the states would have …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 12:53 p.m.
President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team is pushing back on Senate Democrats’ calls for all Cabinet nominees to release their tax returns, calling it a “PR stunt” and defending the Republican’s …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 5:04 a.m.
The three latest nominees tapped by President-elect Donald Trump were major financial backers of his White House campaign.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 7:46 a.m.
The Asotin County prosecutor is investigating two cases of possible voter fraud in the Nov. 8 general election.
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, 11:20 p.m.
President-elect Donald Trump spent Sunday ridiculing Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign for joining a recount effort in Wisconsin, ending his day on Twitter by parroting a widely debunked conspiracy theory that …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 9:40 a.m.
President-elect Donald Trump is connecting with foreign leaders and considering new Cabinet-prospects Friday as he gathers with family for a long Thanksgiving weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate.
Sun., Nov. 13, 2016, 7:15 p.m.
Secretary of State Lawerence Denney says he has a new appreciation for county clerks and election staff after spending two days as a poll worker in North Idaho.
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 9:47 a.m.
Election officials said they faced delays tallying the votes in Idaho’s second most populated county because of illegible ballots and technical trouble with a voting machine.
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 10:56 a.m.
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock won a second term and secured the Democrats’ 12-year hold on the governor’s office for another four years by defeating Republican challenger Greg Gianforte.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 1:19 p.m.
A Las Vegas judge refused to go along with Donald Trump’s move to slap a county registrar of voters with a court order to set aside ballots cast by people …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 10:53 a.m.
Susan B. Anthony died without the right to vote. Now people are covering her tombstone in ‘I voted’ stickers.
A new tradition has sprung up around a famous headstone in Rochester, N.Y. In the days leading up to and following an election, the grave marker in Mount Hope Cemetery …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 5:29 p.m.
Hillary Clinton has won Virginia. The Democratic nominee has captured its 13 electoral votes.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 10:32 a.m.
State officials expect more than 80 percent of Washington voters to return their ballots for Tuesday’s election.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 2:05 p.m.
NEW YORK – TVs are so last century. News outlets are using Facebook Live, Snapchat, YouTube and other tools to offer live coverage of Election Day in ways not possible …
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 11:22 a.m.
The Justice Department said Monday it will send more than 500 staffers to 28 states on Election Day to monitor the polls, a 35 percent reduction from the number four …
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016, 9:51 p.m.
With hours until Election Day, the wildest U.S. presidential race in memory has grown more competitive in most of the battleground states, although Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton continues to hold …
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 1:18 p.m.
The Oregon agency in charge of elections in the state says more than 1 million voters have cast their ballot so far, with almost a quarter-million more ballots returned than …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 8:28 a.m.
WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton may not be accumulating the type of early-vote advantage her campaign wanted, but she continues to maintain an apparent edge over Donald Trump, with roughly one-fourth …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 5:48 a.m.
Andrew Riffel pondered the looming choice of Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump and asked a simple question.
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. FDR wins, Nov. 4, 1936
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 11:47 a.m.
Monday, October 31, is the last day to register to vote in Washington state for next Tuesday’s election.
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 11:24 a.m.
Newly emboldened, Donald Trump is campaigning in traditionally Democratic states after the recent discovery of more emails that may be relevant to the FBI’s investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private system.
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 11:18 a.m.
Idaho Democratic Party Chairman Bert Marley says he has asked the U.S. Attorney’s office to investigate complaints of voter intimidation in northern Idaho.
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 3:56 p.m.
The Washington State Democratic Party has threated to sue the Pierce County Auditor over what it says are misleading instructions about mail-in ballots.
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 9:37 a.m.
Washington state’s annual
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016
Who has ever been more in need of lectures about personal responsibility than the Republican candidate for president?
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 6:31 a.m.
Eddie Tong of Sacramento carried his pink vote-by-mail ballot into the county elections office Friday, intent on making sure his preference in the country’s bruising presidential race showed up in …