Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party is headed to a landslide election victory
Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country’s capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by supporters of his losing rival in last month’s presidential election.
Spin Control reprises its eight rules for running for office for the 2019 crop of candidates.
Newcomers ready to campaign for Spokane school board as three incumbents decline to seek re-election
Three incumbents declined to file for re-election to the Spokane Public Schools board of directors this week, setting the stage for newcomers to help tackle public education policy and budgeting.
All of the races for political positions in the city of Spokane will have competitive primaries, with four races attracting 25 candidates at the filing deadline Friday afternoon. Incumbents in Spokane Valley have also drawn challengers.
Facebook says it has banned an Israeli company that ran an influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts engaged in spreading disinformation.
Five candidates with varied ties to public education want to take them even further by seeking election to the Spokane Public Schools board of directors.
One incumbent and several new candidates have filed to run for office on the second day of filing week.
School board races are off to a fast start in Spokane County – especially in Mead, where at least one challenger has promised to make an issue of the district’s recent decision to close two popular programs.
Seven candidates have filed for the City of Spokane’s two top positions on the first day of filing.
The candidates are in the starting blocks, waiting for the gun to sound.
Democratic presidential candidates are pledging to strengthen workers’ rights to strike and organize and to work for a $15 federal minimum wage
Legislature may vote on affirmative action initiative in the final days of the session.
Spokane Valley’s Mary May might have lost her bid to be a state representative last November, but she didn’t throw her signs away.
Andy Rathbun drops out of mayor’s race to run for Spokane City Council, but there are still 8 people running for mayor
One of the most vocal critics of his opponents, Andy Rathbun, has withdrawn from the mayor’s race to run for City Council, saying he may not have the name recognition to win the city’s top position.
Spokane firefighter and mayor candidate reprimanded for engaging in campaign activities while on duty
Spokane firefighter and mayoral candidate Shawn Poole was reprimanded by the city last fall for using images of city property in campaign materials, posting information he learned through his work as a firefighter online and campaigning while on duty.
The Spokane County Library District will soon ask voters to approve an almost $2 million property tax increase to pay for maintenance, security and increasing the library’s digital resources.
Shawn Vestal: The ‘Not Nadines’ have a point about lack of coverage of their Spokane mayoral campaigns
When Nadine Woodward announced she was running for mayor, local media covered it as a capital-B capital-D Big Deal. When most other candidates announced, not so much.
At least four people were killed in clashes Thursday on the first day of polling in India’s general elections, a six-week process that’s seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, officials said Thursday.
Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan is running for the council’s highest position.