WASHINGTON – Since Mike Crapo was first elected to represent Idaho in the U.S. Senate in 1998, he has never faced a serious challenge. While he appears likely to coast to a fifth term in office in the Nov. 8 election, four challengers hope an unusual set of circumstances give them an opening for an upset.
The Reardan-Edwall School District is asking voters to approve a new capital levy to improve facilities so tennis players and track athletes don’t have to be bused to outside facilities every day to practice.
WASHINGTON – In his nearly eight years representing central Washington in the House, Dan Newhouse has fended off challengers from across the political spectrum and carved out a niche as a pragmatic lawmaker more interested in policy than bluster.
Another Herschel Walker headline rocked the Republican’s embattled campaign when The Daily Beast reported late Wednesday that the woman who said the Senate hopeful paid for her 2009 abortion is also the mother of one of his four children.
Only two votes separated the two candidates running for Stevens County coroner in the August primary election. The closeness of the contest may only be matched by the contentiousness between the two former co-workers now competing to run the office.
Top Georgia Republicans are distancing themselves from Herschel Walker in the aftermath of a report that the U.S. Senate nominee paid his girlfriend to have an abortion in 2009 and explosive accusations from his adult son calling his father a liar and charlatan.
Even one of the state’s worst natural disasters couldn’t keep politics at bay for long in Florida. Less than a week after Hurricane Ian devastated parts of the state’s southwest coast and flooded its central region, many Florida campaigns are roaring back to life this week, eager to resume politicking just days after many candidates were more focused on helping affected residents survive and ...
Proposition 1 on the Airway Heights ballot will ask voters to approve a 10-year, three-tenths of one percent sales tax on goods and services sold within city limits dedicated specifically for road construction. Airway Heights, which nearly doubled in size from 6,100 residents in the 2010 census to 10,757 in 2020, is one of 55 cities statewide that funds what's known as a transportation benefit district through a portion of the sales tax, according to the Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington.
There’s no doubt that Republicans are underdogs when trying to capture statewide office in Washington. They haven’t won an election for governor since 1980. They haven’t won a race for U.S. Senate since 1994. They hold no statewide offices.
Former President Donald Trump is scheduled to return to Michigan Saturday with Republicans in the state hoping he can motivate his base of supporters and help secure Macomb County, a key area the GOP needs to win in November.
Across the country, election clerks have spent the last two years waging an information and public relations battle to restore faith in elections. They're doing more TV interviews, giving more office tours and retooling their social media presences. They're keeping up with legislation to overhaul elections and conspiracy theories spreading online. And they're redoubling their efforts to explain the exhaustive steps they take to prevent fraud and run secure elections.
The calendar may still say September, but voting in the 2022 midterm elections is already underway in several states. That includes Illinois and Michigan, where in-person early voting gets started this week. In Minnesota, South Dakota, Virginia and Wyoming, the early voting period actually started last week.