Election 2018

Scott Graf / Boise State Public Radio

Republican congressional candidate Russ Fulcher suffered broken ribs and minor scrapes after losing control of his motorcycle Friday afternoon.

Darin Oswald / Idaho Statesman

Idaho Republican leaders on Thursday rallied behind a message of unity just days after many of them faced off in heated and contentious primary contests.

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While many focused on the races for governor and Congress in yesterday’s primary, a big shakeup happened in eastern Idaho.

Boise State Public Radio

Idaho's most consequential primary in years came to a close early Wednesday morning with establishment Republicans and a grassroots Democrat taking their respective top spots.

Amanda Peacher / Boise State Public Radio

Former State Representative Paulette Jordan has won the Democratic primary in Idaho’s gubernatorial race. If Jordan wins in November, she’d become the first woman governor of Idaho and the first Native American governor in the country.

Darin Oswald / Idaho Statesman

Two of the most bruising Republican primaries last night were the gubernatorial race and the battle for Idaho’s First Congressional District.

Matt Guilhem / Boise State Public Radio

Voters across Idaho are casting ballots today in federal, state and local races.

Samantha Wright / Boise State Public Radio

Idaho’s closed Republican primary is having an effect when it comes to voter turnout among state employees. It turns out fewer public workers are voting after the GOP closed their primary in 2012.

 

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In the final lead up to the May 15 Idaho primary, a couple GOP candidates for governor took the infamous “Taxpayer Protection Pledge.”

Matt Guilhem / Boise State Public Radio

Information about the financial backing of a contentious publication purporting to be a newspaper is coming to light. Reports show “The Idahoan” was at least partially funded by donations from leaders at the Meridian-based software company T-Sheets.


Nate Poppino / Idaho Statesman

Democratic candidate for governor Paulette Jordan has announced she and a progressive candidate for lieutenant governor are partnering for a joint ticket.

Scott Graf / Boise State Public Radio

Russ Fulcher, a Republican hopeful for Idaho's first congressional seat, is getting significant financial support from a nationally-known group.

Otto Kitsinger / AP

This week, we’re sitting down with the candidates vying to become Idaho’s next Governor. Today, we hear from GOP hopeful Tommy Ahlquist.

Matt Guilhem / Boise State Public Radio

Longtime education advocate and Boise businessman A.J. Balukoff is running for Idaho governor as a Democrat. Balukoff is a co-owner of downtown Boise’s Grove Hotel and CenturyLink Arena. He’s been on the Boise School Board for decades and previously ran for governor in 2014.


Matt Guilhem / Boise State Public Radio

After two candidates were kicked off the ballot by the Secretary of State’s office in recent weeks, the move has been reversed. The pair running for legislative seats in northern Idaho will participate in the upcoming primary.

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