Stories tagged: primary
Sun., Aug. 25, 2019
Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman and tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, has announced a challenge to President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020.
Sun., Sept. 23, 2018
Recount of key precincts showed no changes. Now candidates may challenge the process.
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018
Primary candidates seek hand recount of ballots in what they believe are suspicious precincts.
Wed., Aug. 29, 2018
Racism immediately became an issue in the Florida governor’s race Wednesday as both nominees made predictions: The Democrat said voters aren’t looking for a misogynist, racist or bigot, while the …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018
A contractor hired to set up voting machines in the Phoenix area failed to send enough technicians, leaving several polling places out of operation during Arizona’s primary election Tuesday, two …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018
Florida voters are choosing nominees to replace Republican Gov. Rick Scott in an election that’s caught the attention of President Donald Trump and could see the daughter of a former …
Sun., Aug. 19, 2018
Does better voter turnout depend on postage-paid ballots, or competitive races?
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he will endorse Republican nominee for governor Kris Kobach after conceding in the state’s GOP primary in a surprise announcement a week after their neck-and-neck …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018
Analysis: Late ballots swing to Cathy McMorris Rodgers throughout district, Spokane County in race against Lisa Brown
A lead of 600 votes on election night has blossomed to nearly 7,000 district-wide for the congresswoman, who has once again proved the adage correct that Republicans vote later than …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018
Despite a challenging first term marked by both natural and man-made disasters, Hawaii Gov. David Ige won the Democratic primary in his bid for a second term in office Saturday, …
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 …
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018
Mitt Romney has won the Republican primary for a Utah Senate seat, setting him on the path to restart his political career with a Senate seat left open by retiring …
UPDATED: Mon., June 25, 2018
Mitt Romney has a second chance during a Tuesday primary election to dispatch a Utah state lawmaker who defeated him at the state Republican Party convention in the race for …
UPDATED: Tue., June 19, 2018
An unprecedented amount of money from independent allies helped boost contenders in Idaho’s primary election.
Mon., June 4, 2018
More than 30 percent of Idaho’s registered voters participated in this year’s primary election, marking the highest turnout in 16 years in a state that generally sees lower turnout in …
UPDATED: Wed., May 16, 2018
Two former state legislators making comeback bids were halted by voters in Tuesday’s Republican primary
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018
With polling stations open across the state, Idaho voters began casting ballots in several competitive and crowded races Tuesday morning.
Wed., May 9, 2018
Big bucks are driving Idaho’s upcoming big election.
UPDATED: Sun., March 18, 2018
With the Illinois primary just days away, state election officials are beefing up cyber defenses and scanning for possible intrusions into voting systems and voter registration rolls.
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.
UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018
George P. Bush’s campaign flyers in Texas declare that he’s “standing beside our president” – the one who called his dad, Jeb, an embarrassment to his family and a pathetic …
Thu., Jan. 11, 2018
Thursday was the first day Montana political candidates could begin filing for the June primary.
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017
Incumbent Judge Tracy Staab has been a solid judge on a court known for innovation and alternatives to jail time.
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017
Getting getting people to actually vote remains a tough nut to crack. This should give pause to any plans to alter election logistics to encourage participation.
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017
Some primary races remain in doubt in Wednesday’s ballot count.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017
All three Superior Court candidates were impressive, but Tony Hazel did receive higher evaluations and has shown leadership on criminal justice reforms.
Sun., July 16, 2017
Mumm has unmatched civic experience and accomplishments, but we’re also impressed with Burrow’s pragmatism and economic development focus.
Sat., July 15, 2017
Pamela Haley has business sense, stability and experience. She is the obvious choice in this race.
Wed., July 12, 2017
Wiser demonstrated greater knowledge about the many education challenges ahead. He has invested a lot ot time volunteering at schools and has an impressive resume and work background.
Tue., June 6, 2017
The candidates running to replace New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie fanned out across the state Tuesday as voters made their selections in the first statewide primary races since Republican President …