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Races for Spokane council, council president narrow

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019

The gap between candidates for Spokane City Council president was cut by more than half after additional ballots were counted on Thursday, indicating the race will go down to the wire.

Bloomberg opens door to 2020 Democratic run for president

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019

Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 Democratic presidential campaign, warning that the current field of candidates is ill equipped to defeat President Donald Trump.

Steyer aide offered money for endorsements

A top aide to Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer in Iowa has privately offered campaign contributions to local politicians in exchange for endorsing his White House bid, according to multiple people with direct knowledge of the conversations.

Astronaut casts Pennsylvania absentee ballot from space

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019

An election official in Pennsylvania didn’t think anything of the absentee ballot application until he saw the out-of-this-world voting location. The New Castle News reports that the application to Lawrence County’s voter services department listed the location as “International Space Station, low Earth orbit.”