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Moscow considers additional polling stations

Following the highest voter turnout for midterm elections since 1994, Latah County officials – and some community members – are seeking additional polling stations in Moscow.

Former Justice Jones: Move Idaho judicial elections from primary to general

Retired Idaho Supreme Court Justice Jim Jones says the state should move its judicial elections from the May primary to the November general election, which typically sees two to three times the turnout. “Why not select judges in elections where a majority of registered voters...

Idaho officials defend election system, chafe at Trump voter info request

Idaho is now one of 44 states, including Washington, refusing to fully comply with a request to turn over extensive voter information to the Trump Administration’s election integrity commission, according to the latest tally by CNN, and Idaho officials aren’t enthusiastic about the request – in part because they say Idaho’s always safeguarded...

Idaho chafes at Trump request for voter information

Idaho is now one of 44 states, including Washington, refusing to fully comply with a request to turn over extensive voter information to the Trump Administration’s election integrity commission.

Idaho reviewing request for voter data from Trump commission

The Idaho Secretary of State office is reviewing a request for key points of voter data from President Donald Trump's commission investigating alleged voter fraud in the 2016 election. State Election Director Betsie Kimbrough said Friday that Secretary of State Lawerence Denney received the request from the Presidential...

N. Idaho ballot included Canadian as a candidate

Northern Idaho election workers were forced to cross out the name of a hospital trustee candidate on roughly 13,000 ballots after discovering the woman was Canadian. During Tuesday’s election, Bonner County voters received ballots with Michelle Anderson’s name blacked out. She had been one of the six candidates vying...

Idaho bill to clamp down on special House elections advances

House-passed legislation to change Idaho’s procedure for special elections when an Idaho member of Congress leaves office mid-term – no such election has ever been held in Idaho history – cleared a Senate panel on Monday, and headed to the full Senate.

Two bills to tweak rules for running for office introduced

Two bills to clarify some legal requirements for running for office were introduced Monday morning. The first would change the law to specify that a candidate for Legislature must be a registered voter in the legislative district for a year before running. While the Secretary of State' office has...