Election 2020

James Dawson / Boise State Public Radio

Tuesday’s primary results saw the right-wing faction of the Republican gain ground in the Idaho House, but it also potentially netted an even bigger prize.


Jens Alfke / Flickr

It looks like at least one far-right candidate in Eastern Idaho won’t be returning to the statehouse in January.

IIP Photo Archive / Flickr

The Ada County Republican Central Committee may have made an illegal payment to its chairman without a permanent treasurer to sign off on the party’s campaign finance records.

Ryan Davidson

Ryan Davidson, chairman of the Ada County Republican Central Committee, used his own party’s money to pay for advice related to his private lobbying business in 2018.


Nicholas Jones campaign

Congressional hopeful Nicholas Jones has asked a federal court to give Idaho voters more time to get their ballots after the state’s online portal was overloaded with a last-minute flood of requests Tuesday.

Jones’ campaign said Secretary of State Lawerence Denney (R) failed to fulfill his duty as Idaho’s elections chief.


Never Trump / via Robert Saldin

 

A soon to be released book titled “Never Trump," is based on extensive interviews with conservative opponents of the current president. 

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders
Courtesy Bernie 2020

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders (I) ended his presidential campaign Wednesday, leaving former vice president Joe Biden the presumptive Democratic nominee.

Our station will increase engagement journalism efforts this year by partnering with other public radio stations and collaborating networks in a regional reporting initiative called America Amplified: Election 2020.

Ten years ago, when Colorado College first conducted the Conservation in the West Poll, 48 percent of respondents said yes, climate change is a problem requiring action. This year, that number is up to 59 percent.

Courtesy Bloomberg 2020

With less than one month until the March 10 Idaho primary, Michael Bloomberg's presidential campaign is opening offices in three Gem State cities.

Several Democratic hopefuls for 2020 say they support legalizing marijuana at the federal level. But the potential nominee from our region who oversaw the legalization of the drug is his state, has reservations.