CALDWELL — After 24 years, and a month of uncertainty leading up to a runoff election, Caldwell will have a new mayor. Jarom Wagoner routed John McGee in Tuesday’s runoff.

GARDEN CITY — The Boise River divides Garden City in more ways than one. This month's mayoral and city council elections, which drew a high turnout and a significant amount of money, highlighted a political split between residents north and south of the river. 

CALDWELL — Caldwell City Councilman John McGee wants to withdraw from an upcoming mayoral runoff election, but the law won’t allow it. Taxpayers may be on the hook to fund an unnecessary election, unless a court intervenes.

On Election Day, thousands of Meridian residents voted for a candidate who did not appear to put up signs, participate in council candidate forums or do interviews with the press. Hunter Wolf spent so little money he didn’t even file a campaign finance report in his run for Meridian City Cou…

NAMPA — Nampa residents voted for three city council positions on Tuesday. Unofficial results from the Canyon County Elections office indicate that the incumbents, Victor Rodriguez and Randy Haverfield, won reelection for seat 1 and seat 5 respectively, while Natalie Jangula appeared to win …

BOISE — Boise City Council incumbents Lisa Sánchez and Holli Woodings and newcomer Luci Willits had sizable leads after all votes had been counted and unofficial results released in Boise's municipal election.

NAMPA — Treasure Valley residents can vote this Tuesday, Nov. 2, in a wide range of races, though what will appear on their ballots varies greatly this year depending on where they live. We tackled some common election questions so you can prepare yourself to vote on Tuesday.

CALDWELL — After 24 years, Caldwell voters will elect a new mayor next month. Garret Nancolas will not seek a seventh term as Caldwell’s top city official, leaving the door open for one of five candidates running to replace the longtime mayor.

Meridian City Council members talked growth and business in a Meridian Chamber of Commerce forum that often times appeared to be a matter of incumbents versus newcomers, as City Council President Treg Bernt and non-council candidate Mike Hon each urged voters to select a slate of current cou…

BOISE — On Nov. 30, the Ada County Clerk’s office will conduct a recount of an election decided by the slimmest of margins.

BOISE — Riding record turnout and a presidential election that mobilized Republican voters statewide, Representative-elect Codi Galloway’s decidedly conservative campaign returned House Seat B to GOP control last week after defeating incumbent Rep. Jake Ellis (D) in West Boise’s District 15 …

WASHINGTON (AP) — Saturday’s election verdict isn’t the last step in selecting an American president. Under a system that’s been tweaked over two centuries, there is still a weekslong timeline during which the 538-member Electoral College picks the president.

Idaho’s two Republican U.S. senators released carefully worded statements late last week saying all legal votes cast in last week’s election should be counted, while one of Idaho’s congressmen expressed more explicit concerns about possible election irregularity and said he is urging Preside…

WILMINGTON, Del. — President Donald Trump is facing pressure to cooperate with President-elect Joe Biden’s team to ensure a smooth transfer of power when the new administration takes office in January.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil.

Idaho Republicans retained dominant majorities in House of Representatives and Senate races this week, taking control of local Legislative District 15 House Seat B and East Idaho District 29 House Seat A.

BOISE — The race for Idaho’s 1st District congressional seat was hotly contested this year, with a first-term GOP incumbent facing off against an energetic Democratic challenger and an outspoken Libertarian combat veteran.

BOISE — Idaho GOP Sen. Jim Risch held off a challenge from Democrat Paulette Jordan in his bid for a third six-year term in the U.S. Senate, as results were tallied on election night.

BOISE — Ryan Davidson, former chairman of the Ada County Republican Party, edged out Democrat Diana Lachiondo by about 6,100 votes Tuesday for a seat on the Ada County Commission.