Stories tagged: election
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 18, 2020
The criminal trial for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will begin March 17, court officials announced Tuesday, shaking up the final stretch of a contentious election campaign and hurting the longtime …
Fri., Feb. 7, 2020
Ireland’s elections are usually two-horse races. But this time there’s a third contender, as a party with historic links to the Irish Republican Army soars in the polls.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 21, 2019
The financial sector, blamed by progressives for spawning the 2008 financial crisis, is lining up behind Pete Buttigieg’s presidential campaign.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019
An exit poll in Britain’s election projects that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party likely will win a majority of seats in Parliament, an outcome that would allow Johnson to …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 27, 2019
There’s not a lot that Republicans and Democrats in this political battlefield agree on, but the impeachment probe into President Donald Trump may have surfaced one: The public hearings aren’t …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 23, 2019
Voters are turning out in droves for a hotly contested election in Hong Kong that has become a referendum on support for anti-government protests.
Fri., Nov. 15, 2019
British police are unveiling new tactics to protect politicians amid the country’s fraught, even hostile political atmosphere, issuing safety recommendations for candidates running in the country’s Dec. 12 general election.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019
Updated results Wednesday confirmed what most people already suspected on Election Night: Nikki Lockwood has been elected to the Spokane Public Schools board and the West Valley School District budget …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 30, 2019
Despite the unprecedented spending in this year’s municipal races, and a ballot filled with ideological opposites, the election of 2019 is on course to have the same voter turnout as …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 24, 2019
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday that the only way to break Britain’s Brexit impasse is a general election, and he will ask Parliament to approve a national poll for …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 22, 2019
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term in a stronger-than-expected showing in Canada’s national elections, claiming a “clear mandate” Tuesday despite a Parliament and nation increasingly fractured along regional …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019
Elizabeth Warren repeatedly came under attack during the Democratic presidential debate as rivals accused the Massachusetts senator of ducking questions about the cost of Medicare for All and her signature …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019
As the election filing deadline approached last spring, it would have been easy for Erin Georgen and Kevin Morrison to take a pass on running for a spot on the …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019
For Nikki Lockwood and Katey Treloar, a passion for education began long before either of them decided to run for the Spokane Public Schools board.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 7, 2019
The needs of Spokane’s communities of color took center stage Saturday at the East Central Community Center, where candidates for Spokane City Council and City Council president gathered for a …
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019
President Donald Trump sought to reassure his supporters about the state of the U.S. economy despite the stock market volatility and told rallygoers in New Hampshire, a state that he …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019
Already penciled in on Tuesday, the general election field for the Spokane Public Schools board was etched in stone Wednesday night after additional votes were tabulated.
UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019
Control of Spokane Valley City Council a top issue for two of Councilman Arne Woodard’s primary challengers
Two candidates hoping to unseat conservative Spokane Valley City Councilman Arne Woodard say their goal is to shift the balance of power on the council. Former government contract negotiator Al …
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee spoke six times during Wednesday’s Democratic debate, largely sticking on topic on his top issue: climate change.
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019
Ten Democrats compare and contrast on health care, climate change and Afghanistan in first presidential candidate debate.
Mon., June 3, 2019
After narrowly failing to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections, the long-time Israeli leader’s opponents now have a rare chance for a “do-over” in a snap vote in …
UPDATED: Mon., May 27, 2019
British euroskeptic Nigel Farage said Monday that his new Brexit Party’s victory in the European election should spur Britain to leave the European Union even without a divorce deal – …
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party is headed to a landslide election victory
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019
Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country’s capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by supporters of his losing rival in …
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019
Facebook says it has banned an Israeli company that ran an influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts engaged in spreading disinformation.
UPDATED: Sat., April 27, 2019
Democratic presidential candidates are pledging to strengthen workers’ rights to strike and organize and to work for a $15 federal minimum wage
Thu., April 11, 2019
At least four people were killed in clashes Thursday on the first day of polling in India’s general elections, a six-week process that’s seen as a referendum on Prime Minister …
UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019
Israeli voters decided Tuesday whether to give Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu another term in office in a tight election that has become a referendum on his decade in power.
Wed., April 3, 2019
The popular Spokane newsman parlayed a 13-year stint at the local ABC affiliate into a successful bid for Spokane mayor, where he oversaw city operations moving into the old Montgomery …
Thu., March 14, 2019
A former FBI agent who helped lead the investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia says “there was no conspiracy” at the agency to prevent Donald Trump from …