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Eye On Boise archive for Nov. 2014

TUESDAY, NOV. 4, 2014

Sherri Ybarra, right, at the Idaho GOP election night party; at center is her son, Matt; at left is Idaho Gov. Butch otter (Betsy Russell)

Ybarra: 'I'm feeling pretty positive'

Sherri Ybarra, the Republican candidate for state schools superintendent, is trailing Democrat Jana Jones in a close race right now, but it’s early. “I’m feeling good,” Ybarra said at the Idaho GOP state election night party, where she was joined by her family, including son…

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Some close races in Idaho...

We’ve got some close races going in Idaho tonight. With 152 of the state’s 965 precincts reporting, Republican Lawerence Denney is barely leading Democrat Holli Woodings for Idaho Secretary of State, 52.1 percent to 47.9 percent; and Democratic candidate for state schools superintendent Jana Jones…

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Where to find results...

The Idaho Secretary of State's office will be posting unofficial election results online here throughout the evening - but not until the polls close, meaning all the polls in Idaho. North Idaho's polls close an hour later due to the time-zone difference, so look for…

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Carved pumpkin urges passers-by to "VOTE" (Betsy Russell)

Idaho polls close at 8 p.m....

I spotted this jack-o-lantern with a timely message - VOTE - on Harrison Boulevard today. There's still more than an hour to vote in southern Idaho (the Mountain time zone), and more than two hours in North Idaho, which is on Pacific time. Polls close…

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Long night of ballot-counting ahead...

Problems in Kootenai County - the state's third-most-populous county - could delay election results tonight. In the primary election in May, Kootenai County had virtually no results until after midnight. This time, the county's chief deputy clerk, Pat Raffee, sent out a news release in…

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Polling place entrance in North Boise on Election Day (Betsy Russell)

Today's the day: Time to vote

Today is the day – time for everyone to go vote! At my polling place in North Boise this morning, poll workers reported a steady stream of voters, running well ahead of turnout in the last mid-term election four years ago, though not approaching the…

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MONDAY, NOV. 3, 2014

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