Stories tagged: candidates
Sun., May 19, 2019
Spin Control reprises its eight rules for running for office for the 2019 crop of candidates.
Mon., March 4, 2019
The newest pressure point in the Democratic presidential primary isn’t health care or climate change – though it could make or break future progress on those issues. It’s an overhaul …
Fri., March 1, 2019
As the White House gears up for the 2020 campaign, it’s pressing the case that Democrats are rallying behind what it’s calling the policies of “socialism.”
Tue., Dec. 11, 2018
President Donald Trump is scrambling to find a new chief after his first choice to replace John Kelly bailed at the last minute and several other potential successors signaled they …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018
In their own way, each of the major party candidates running for governor in Idaho this year is a living embodiment of the state they seek to lead.
Wed., Oct. 3, 2018
Idaho’s major-party candidates for governor got together Tuesday evening to talk tax and fiscal policy.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
Paulette Jordan blasted the “Otter-Little Administration” for the problems with state Division of Motor Vehicles services that forced shutdowns this week and have frustrated county sheriffs and motorists for two …
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018
A survey released recently shows that Medicaid expansion is likely blazing a trail for gubernatorial hopeful Paulette Jordan.
Wed., June 27, 2018
As Donald Trump’s party came together, a 28-year-old liberal activist ousted top House Democrat Joe Crowley in the president’s hometown Tuesday night, a stunning defeat that suddenly forced Democrats to …
Sun., May 20, 2018
Spin Control offers its annual advice to candidates entering the campaign.
UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018
Anything can happen in a crowded race to secure Idaho’s 1st Congressional District.
Mon., March 12, 2018
Lt. Gov. Brad Little, a Republican candidate running to be Idaho’s next governor, has gone on the defensive after spending months campaigning on a plan that has since been deemed …
UPDATED: Sat., March 10, 2018
Idaho’s May primary ballot will be a crowded one, with an array of contested races from governor and Congress to North Idaho legislative seats.
Thu., March 8, 2018
The window for candidates to register for Oregon’s primary elections has closed – a step toward the first general elections in the state since President Donald Trump took office and …
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018
The Seattle Times reports that the National Rifle Association has been spending more money on state elections in Washington than any other state in recent years.
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018
Texas is the latest place where Democrats are finding optimism for 2018 after kicking off the nation’s primary election season with their biggest midterm turnout in more than a quarter-century.
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018
Idaho’s official two-week candidate filing period for the 2018 elections is here.
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018
This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Spokane Lilac Festival, and 17 young women are vying for a chance to represent Spokane in the annual Royalty Scholarship program.
Thu., Jan. 11, 2018
Thursday was the first day Montana political candidates could begin filing for the June primary.
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017
Russia’s highest court on Saturday upheld a decision barring opposition leader Alexei Navalny from running for president in March.
Mon., Dec. 4, 2017
Three top gubernatorial candidates with widely different backgrounds share similar views on managing Idaho’s wildlife conservation and access to public lands.
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017
Ten years ago, left-leaning Moscow city councilors perceived as having anti-growth views were swept away by three Greater Moscow Alliance-backed members. Linda Pall was one of the left-leaning incumbent members …
Fri., Nov. 3, 2017
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Wed., Nov. 1, 2017
After 91 years, Seattle is poised to elect its second female mayor next week. Voters will choose between urban planner Cary Moon or former U.S. attorney Jenny Durkan to lead …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017
Idaho is one of just two states to not require elected officeholders to disclose their income, employer, property holdings and board memberships. Yet the three top Republican candidates running for …
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017
Candidates for Moscow City Council and mayor answered questions ranging from the role of city government to their thoughts on the city granting a conditional use permit to New Saint …
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017
Republicans in eastern Idaho have selected three candidates to replace former Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis.
Tue., July 25, 2017
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Cold war clash, July 27, 1959
Fri., June 2, 2017
Only two candidates remain in consideration to lead the Spokane County Library District. Cindy Moore, a former library director from Wyoming, is vying with Patrick Roewe, Spokane County’s deputy director, …
Sat., July 30, 2016
Endorsements for 2106 Washington state primary election