Stories tagged: ballot
Thu., Jan. 16, 2020
The fate of a proposed anti-abortion amendment to the Kansas Constitution could depend more on when it would appear on the ballot than the language being considered by the Republican-controlled …
Thu., May 23, 2019
Multiple tax proposals on the ballot Tuesday in Kootenai County won wide support, but not enough to surpass the super-majority requirement needed for approval.
Tue., March 26, 2019
A House committee has passed legislation that would dramatically toughen the requirements to get an initiative or referendum on the Idaho ballot. The House State Affairs Committee voted 10-5 Tuesday …
Wed., Dec. 19, 2018
North Carolina officials sought criminal charges after the 2016 election against the man now at the center of absentee ballot fraud allegations, but prosecutors didn’t indict him before the now …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018
The first Monday after ballots were sent out for the November election brought thousands of returns, including one with a bite out of it.
Mon., Oct. 8, 2018
The Steinkes’ commitment to their cause is impressive and reaches heights unparalleled by the average person. They treat environmental activism like a small business, one that requires weekend shifts, odd …
UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018
A public hearing on planned November bond measures will be held Wednesday beginning at 7 p.m. at the Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Elected officials are expected …
Tue., July 17, 2018
An initiative to expand Medicaid in Idaho has officially qualified for the November ballot, Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney announced on Tuesday morning.
Wed., July 11, 2018
The world’s oldest person is 141 years of age and lives in Zimbabwe. Not far behind is a 134-year-old, also in Zimbabwe. At least that’s according to the country’s voters’ …
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018
Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney announced Tuesday that the proposed initiative to authorize “historical horse racing” machines in Idaho has qualified for the November ballot.
Tue., July 3, 2018
The Alliance for Gun Responsibility plans to turn in about 360,000 signatures this week to get its proposed firearms-safety initiative on Washington’s November election ballot, a spokesman said Monday.
Wed., May 9, 2018
Les Bois Park operators spent $1.34M on effort to get ‘instant racing’ initiative on Idaho’s Nov. ballot
Treasure Valley Racing LLC, the firm that operates the now-shuttered Les Bois Park horse racing track and casino in Garden City, poured a whopping $1.34 million into its recently concluded …
Tue., May 8, 2018
Two former Idaho lawmakers previously kicked off the May 15 ballot over residency concerns have been given second chances to run for legislative seats.
Tue., May 8, 2018
The Metropolitan King County Council on Monday passed a measure to fund prepaid postage on mail-in ballots for this year’s elections.
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018
Secretary of State Kim Wyman asks Gov. Jay Inslee to use emergency funds to pay the postage for ballots that are mailed back in the primary and general elections.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017
The Montana Supreme Court ordered the state attorney general to rewrite ballot language for an initiative that would require people to use public restrooms and locker rooms designated for their …
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017
A last-ditch effort to revive the beleaguered initiative for this November’s ballot failed Friday, all but ending the possibility voters will weigh in on a policy some contend makes Spokane …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017
Proposition 1, an initiative that supporters say would strip Spokane of a disputed “sanctuary city” status, will get a hearing before an appellate court commissioner Thursday as the deadline looms …
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017
Spokane lawmakers are looking for 12 people to serve on committees that will draft statements supporting and opposing the two ballot questions scheduled to be decided on this year’s ballot. …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017
Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich repeated his promise Thursday to seek a legal injunction if the measure on the November ballot passes, and said he’s in talks with railroads about joining him. …
Tue., June 13, 2017
Saying there’s a huge opportunity to move forward on climate change, The Nature Conservancy is weighing a potential carbon-tax ballot measure to put before voters as early as next year.
UPDATED: Mon., May 22, 2017
Six Spokane organizations have filed a lawsuit to keep an initiative targeting the city’s policy restricting police from questioning someone’s citizenship status off the November ballot.
Wed., March 29, 2017
The levy has allowed Spokane libraries to adapt to the information needs of a modern society and forestall painful cuts in services and hours.
Tue., Sept. 27, 2016
Idaho election workers say it’s no longer enough to encourage people to get out to the polls. Instead, they say, it’s time to bring the polls to the people.
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016
Donald Trump on Wednesday handed over a one-page summary of his recent physical on a doctor’s television show – but the campaign won’t reveal what was disclosed.
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016
John Ahern wants churches with child care facilities and hospitals added to the list of locations that require a 1,000 foot buffer zone from marijuana businesses. The City Council has …
Sat., May 7, 2016
A citizens’ initiative seeking to expand the rights of Montana crime victims and their families qualified Friday for the November ballot.
Tue., March 15, 2016
The notion of strategic voting – in a way, playing amateur political scientist – is now front and center in Ohio and Florida, which award winner-take-all delegates in the Republican …
Fri., March 4, 2016
WASHINGTON – A Florida judge is dismissing a suit demanding that Republican presidential candidates Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz be taken off the March 15 ballot in Florida’s GOP primary …
Tue., March 1, 2016
A judge has dismissed a claim that Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz isn’t eligible for the Illinois ballot because he was born in Canada.