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Tim Fitzgerald wins new term as Spokane County clerk

Incumbent Republican Tim Fitzgerald is likely to retain his seat as Spokane County Clerk against Democratic challenger Michael Kirk.

Knezovich earns 85 percent of vote to remain Spokane County sheriff

Ozzie Knezovich will retain his position as Spokane County Sheriff.

Christian leading Konis in Spokane County assessor race

Leonard Christian takes slight lead over Tom Konis in the race for Spokane County Assessor

Jeff Holy defeats Jessa Lewis for state Senate seat

Republican Jeff Holy will move on to the state Senate.

Voters, by 2-to-1 margin, say build new outdoor stadium on Albi site

The vision for a new downtown stadium did not win over Spokane voters, and Mayor David Condon said he foresees a “beautiful comlex that will be a regional draw” at the Albi site.

Mike Volz has solid lead in race against Kay Murano for 6th District House

Republican Mike Volz is holding a solid 6.5 percentage point lead in the race for a Spokane Legislative seat against Democrat Kay Murano.

Shelley Szambelan keeps seat on Spokane County Superior Court; Patrick Johnson elected District Court judge

Shelley Szambelan will remain a judge on the Spokane County Superior Court, having won nearly 60 percent of votes in her race against attorney Dennis Cronin, early ballot returns show. Patrick Johnson has beat Randy Brandt by a similar margin in a race to become a Spokane County District Court judge.

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers wins eighth term with decisive victory over Democrat Lisa Brown

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown have been battling unofficially for more than a year in one of several contests nationwide that Democrats hope will shift control of Congress.

Spokane voters supporting $495 million school bond with 67 percent approval

A landmark $495 million construction bond for Spokane Public Schools appeared to be on its way to passage Tuesday night.

Ormsby, Riccelli keep seats representing Spokane’s 3rd Legislative District

Democratic state Reps. Timm Ormsby and Marcus Riccelli have won new terms representing Washington’s 3rd Legislative District, which covers the city of Spokane.

Matt Shea, Bob McCaslin sweep Democratic hopefuls in Spokane Valley’s 4th Legislative District

Republican state Reps. Matt Shea and Bob McCaslin have fended off Democratic challengers in Eastern Washington’s 4th Legislative District.

2018 Midterm Election Blog: Voters give thumbs up to schools, thumbs down to downtown stadium

After a long election season it all came down to Election Day Tuesday, where the Republicans maintained control of the Senate, Democrats seized control of the House of Representatives, and Spokane voters gave schools and Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers a thumbs up and a downtown stadium a thumbs down.

Watch Now: KHQ coverage of 2018 Mid-Term Election

KHQ has you covered throughout Election Day 2018 with live video updates on local, state and federal races.

2018 Election Day 4 p.m. Update

Here’s a preview of what to be on the lookout for as polls close in Washington and Idaho in the next few hours. KHQ’s Claire Graham, Joe McHale, Stephanie Stevenson and The Spokesman-Review’s Kip Hill and Jim Camden report.

2018 Election Day 5 p.m. Update

KHQ’s Joe McHale reports on Election Day vandalism at Lisa Brown’s campaign headquarters, Stephanie Stevenson reports on last-minute ballot pickups around Spokane, Kevin Kim is down at the Elections Office, which is seeing one of the busiest elections in recent history, Claire Graham looks at some of the bond measures and advisory votes on the ballot, Adam Mayer reports from Boise and Spokesman-Review reporter Kip Hill looks at Brown’s year-long campaign against Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers while Jim Camden looks at statewide ballot initiatives.

Lisa Brown concedes in 5th District

Democrat Lisa Brown concedes the race for Washington’s 5th District on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers thanks supporters in victory speech

Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers thanks her supporters moments after challenger Lisa Brown conceded the race for the 5th District seat on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

FOX 28 First at 10: 2018 Midterm Election Returns

KHQ’s Dan Kleckner and Stephanie Vigil host this 10 p.m. roundup of race and initiative results from the 2018 Midterm Elections.

Cathy McMorris Rodgers wins new term

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers appears headed to her eighth term in Congress. With most counties reported, McMorris Rodgers held a lead of nearly 10 percentage points. McMorris Rodgers also won the count in Spokane County, which Democrat Lisa Brown would need to win in order to take the seat.

Half of Spokane County ballots already in

With a day left to cast ballots in the 2018 election, more than half of Spokane County voters had returned theirs to the elections office, almost assuring a record turnout for a mid-term.