Idaho residents will decide in November 2018 whether to expand Medicaid in this state. A ballot initiative to make more Idahoans eligible for Medicaid has qualified, the Secretary of State’s Office confirmed.
An Idaho initiative to legalize historic horse-racing machines - gambling terminals that replay old races - got enough petition signatures and will be up for a vote in November 2018, the Secretary of State’s Office confirmed July 10.
David DeHaas, an Idaho Republican running for State Senate in District 17, was arrested July 3, 2018 after allegedly obstructing police from serving a warrant at his home. His son was arrested for stolen firearms and drug possession.
Idaho Medicaid expansion supporters submit signatures to qualify their measure for the November 2018 ballot. Secretary of state now verifying if that, horse race gambling machines meet requirements for statewide vote.
Anthony Shallat is the campaign manager for Idaho Democratic attorney general hopeful Bruce Bistline. Earlier, he advised fringe Republican gubernatorial contender Harley Brown on how to respond to report that Brown threatened a radio host.
Idaho supporters of "historical horse racing," or "instant racing," close to getting measure to legalize machines on November 2018 ballot. Boxes of signatures dropped at the Secretary of State's Office in Boise June 28, 2018.
Idaho Republican Party 2018 Convention starts Thursday, June 28 in Pocatello. Idaho Democratic Party Convention starts Friday, June 29 in Caldwell. Watch for party policies to be set, for cues from Paulette Jordan, Brad Little.
Longtime Boise school trustee A J Balukoff will not seek re-election in summer 2018. Businessman and accountant was most recently elected to the school board in 2012, ran twice as Democrat for governor, lost this year to Paulette Jordan.
Idaho's 2018 governor primary election: 10 Republicans and Democrats spent nearly $11 million during 2017, 2018 election cycle. Top spender was Boise businessman Tommy Ahlquist. Of top candidates, Paulette Jordan spent the least.
Conventional wisdom says it costs hundreds of thousands, even millions of dollars to win a congressional primary election. But a handful of wanna-be House members are advancing to the November ballot having spent less than $5,000.
Russ Fulcher, the 2018 GOP nominee for Idaho's 1st Congressional District, gives an acceptance speech on primary night, May 15. "Every time I say a word, every time I cast a vote, I want you to know I take that very, very seriously."
Russ Fulcher, Idaho Republican nominee for Congress, former state senator suffered minor injuries in a motorcycle crash on May 18, 2018. Fulcher in race to replace U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador. Was wearing helmet, not drinking.
Idahoans turned out Tuesday for hope, not fear. Republican governor candidate Brad Little optimistic for creating opportunities for children. Democrat Paulette Jordan sees better future for health care, economy.