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.

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With all ballots counted, Idaho voters officially passed an amendment to Idaho’s constitution that would lock the number of state legislative districts at 35.

Tuesday’s election in the Treasure Valley saw strong turnout at the polls without too long of wait times that would typically accompany it. That’s because so many people voted early or by absentee ballot in the 2020 general election, whether to avoid coronavirus exposure or because it was ea…

Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson was leading Tuesday night in his bid to keep his congressional seat.

The Associated press declared President Donald Trump the winner in Idaho when polls closed in the state, even though election officials there had yet to release any results from the election concluding Tuesday.

Check back here throughout the night after polls close at 8pm for live results from the Ada County Election Office. 

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The number of voting locations across Idaho for Tuesday’s election is down about 15% from usual due to the coronavirus, but a huge surge in early voting has more than compensated, state election officials said Monday.

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BOISE — Democratic challengers Rudy Soto and Paulette Jordan outraised the Republican incumbents in the most recent quarter, but both incumbent 1st District Rep. Russ Fulcher and Sen. Jim Risch still have plenty of campaign money in the bank.

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As first-term GOP Rep. Russ Fulcher seeks a second two-year term representing Idaho in the U.S. House, he’s facing challenges from an energetic Democrat who’s been touring the 1st Congressional District in an RV and a Libertarian combat veteran who wants to bring U.S. troops home.

Idaho Legislative District 14 House and Senate candidates debated education, its funding and how it relates to taxation and growth at a Oct. 6 forum hosted by the Meridian Chamber of Commerce.

The Idaho Press partnered with the League of Women Voters of Idaho this year to publish candidate surveys. To search by address for races on your ballot, visit You can also find local candidate surveys at

As Nov. 3 draws closer, voters can expect multiple opportunities to hear from candidates in upcoming forums and debates. Check back often at for a list of local candidate forums.Idaho Press media partner KTVB is hosting a debate Oct. 14 with U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, an…

The Idaho Press partnered with the League of Women Voters of Idaho to publish these candidate surveys. To search by address for races and issues on your ballot, visit

The Idaho Press partnered with the League of Women Voters of Idaho to publish these candidate surveys. To search by address for races and issues on your ballot, visit State Senate District 14

Question on ballot: Shall Section 2, Article Ill, of the Constitution of the State of Idaho be amended to require that the Senate shall consist of 35 members; and shall Section 4, Article Ill, of the Constitution of the State of Idaho be amended to require that the Legislature shall be appor…

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BOISE — After a federal court extended the ballot-request deadline for the May primary election due to problems with the Idaho Secretary of State’s website that kept some voters from getting their requests in on time, another 14,000 came in, for a total of roughly 429,000.