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Idaho primary election audit finds tiny number of miscues

UPDATED: Wed., June 1, 2022

A review of about 20,000 ballots in a post-election audit of randomly selected precincts in eight randomly selected counties found only six variations from initial results, state officials said Wednesday.

‘Trump is in the past’: Mounting losses show limits of power

UPDATED: Wed., May 25, 2022

Donald Trump opened May by lifting a trailing Senate candidate in Ohio to the Republican nomination, seemingly cementing the former president's kingmaker status before another possible White House run. He's ending the month, however, stinging from a string of defeats that suggests a diminishing stature.

U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene wins GOP primary in Georgia

UPDATED: Tue., May 24, 2022

With millions raised to defend her seat in Congress and five fellow Republicans running to take it, GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene faced her first reelection vote Tuesday in a GOP primary race that tests how her conservative Georgia constituents judge her turbulent freshman term.

Kemp, Perdue duel could end with Georgia’s GOP primary

UPDATED: Tue., May 24, 2022

Georgia's Republican gubernatorial primary Tuesday could spell an end to the faceoff between Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and former U.S. Sen. David Perdue, while Stacey Abrams will be crowned the Democratic Party's nominee after running unopposed.

Oz, McCormick still neck and neck in Pa. GOP Senate primary

UPDATED: Wed., May 18, 2022

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Heart surgeon-turned-TV celebrity Dr. Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick went into Wednesday essentially tied in Pennsylvania’s hotly contested Republican nomination for an open U.S. Senate seat, expected to be among the nation’s most competitive races in the fall.

Edwards ousts North Carolina Rep. Cawthorn in GOP primary

UPDATED: Wed., May 18, 2022

 First-term U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn lost his Republican primary race Tuesday to state Sen. Chuck Edwards, after the pro-Donald Trump firebrand's personal and political blunders translated into voter unhappiness.

Idaho governor faces Trump-backed candidate in GOP primary

UPDATED: Tue., May 17, 2022

 Republican Gov. Brad Little is fighting back a primary challenge on Tuesday from his lieutenant governor, Janice McGeachin, a Donald Trump-backed candidate who twice attempted a power grab last year when Little was out of state on business.

Five-term Idaho attorney general in tough GOP primary battle

UPDATED: Wed., May 18, 2022

 Idaho’s five-term Republican attorney general has handled his duties in the deeply conservative state for 20 years with a strategy he describes as calling legal “balls and strikes.” He's facing two challengers who see a more activist role for the office.

Conservative groups go against Trump, Oz in Pa. Senate race

UPDATED: Wed., May 11, 2022

Several prominent conservative groups are getting involved in Pennsylvania's race for U.S. Senate and backing candidate Kathy Barnette as an alternative to Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon endorsed by former President Donald Trump.

Trump-backed U.S. Rep. Alex Mooney wins W.Va. GOP primary

UPDATED: Tue., May 10, 2022

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In an early victory for a Donald Trump-endorsed candidate at the start of midterm season, Rep. Alex Mooney on Tuesday beat fellow incumbent Rep. David McKinley in West Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District Republican primary.

Future of Idaho Republican Party on the line in May 17 primary

UPDATED: Sun., May 8, 2022

Set for May 17, the primary is a chance for voters to choose which candidates in their party they wish to see move on to the general election. All statewide offices, including governor and lieutenant governor, and all state legislative positions are on the ballot.