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  • DECISION 2014: Primary Election Results

    DECISION 2014: Primary Election Results

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 12:12 AM EDT2014-08-06 04:12:34 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash.- KHQ is your Decision 2014 Headquarters and has the latest numbers on all of the races. INSIDE>>>|2014 Washington Primary Election results|>>
    SPOKANE, Wash.- KHQ is your Decision 2014 Headquarters and has the latest numbers on all of the races. After a Primary election, the top two candidates in each race advance to the November General Election. INSIDE>>>|2014 Washington Primary Election results| >>
  • DECISION 2014: Only about 40 percent turnout expected

    DECISION 2014: Only about 40 percent turnout expected

    Monday, August 4 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-08-04 18:07:21 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - The race for one open U.S. House seat and dozens of legislative contests highlight a less-than-scintillating primary election ballot in Washington state on Tuesday. >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - The race for one open U.S. House seat and dozens of legislative contests highlight a less-than-scintillating primary election ballot in Washington state on Tuesday. Only about 40 percent of Washington's registered voters are expected to cast ballots in the primary.>>
  • SPECIAL ELECTIONS RESULTS

    SPECIAL ELECTIONS RESULTS

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:02 AM EDT2014-04-23 05:02:05 GMT
    KHQ.COM- A special election was held on Tuesday with various items on the ballot, including library funding in Spokane Valley.>>
    KHQ.COM- A special election was held on Tuesday with various items on the ballot, including library funding in Spokane Valley. Voters approved a measure to create a library capital facilities district, but rejected a bond to pay for two libraries and renovate an existing library. The bond requires a 60% super majority to pass.>>
  • JUST IN: New Election Numbers Still Leave Two Spokane Valley City Council Races Undecided

    JUST IN: New Election Numbers Still Leave Two Spokane Valley City Council Races Undecided

    Wednesday, November 6 2013 8:57 PM EST2013-11-07 01:57:47 GMT
    New election results just released from the Spokane County Election's Office have left two very tight Spokane Valley city council races still hanging in the balance.>>
    New election results just released from the Spokane County Election's Office have left two very tight Spokane Valley city council races still hanging in the balance. Ed Pace and incumbent Deputy Mayor Gary Schimmels had been separated by just three votes; however new numbers show Pace with 50% (7,120 votes) and Schimmels with 49% (6,938 votes) for position 4.>>
  • 2 Dead Candidates Get Majority Of Votes In Wash.

    2 Dead Candidates Get Majority Of Votes In Wash.

    Wednesday, November 6 2013 2:09 PM EST2013-11-06 19:09:08 GMT
    SEATTLE (AP) - Two candidates in separate races in Washington state are winning in Tuesday's election despite being dead.>>
    SEATTLE (AP) - Two candidates in separate races in Washington state are winning in Tuesday's election despite being dead.>>
  • $15 Wage Initiative Winning In Early Vote Count

    $15 Wage Initiative Winning In Early Vote Count

    Wednesday, November 6 2013 10:51 AM EST2013-11-06 15:51:16 GMT
    SEATTLE (AP) - An initiative to create a $15 minimum wage for many workers in SeaTac is winning. An early vote count Tuesday showed the measure carrying 54 percent of the vote. Because Washington state votes entirely by mail, more ballots are left to count. The proposal would require a $15 minimum wage for many workers in and around Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.>>
    SEATTLE (AP) - An initiative to create a $15 minimum wage for many workers in SeaTac is winning. An early vote count Tuesday showed the measure carrying 54 percent of the vote. Because Washington state votes entirely by mail, more ballots are left to count. The proposal would require a $15 minimum wage for many workers in and around Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
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  • Wash. State Measure On Labeling GMO Foods Failing

    Wash. State Measure On Labeling GMO Foods Failing

    Wednesday, November 6 2013 10:44 AM EST2013-11-06 15:44:13 GMT
    SEATTLE (AP) - A Washington state ballot measure requiring mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods is failing in early returns. The campaign over Initiative 522 has been one of the costliest initiative fights in state history, drawing millions of dollars from out of state. Early polling showed voters favored the measure.>>
    SEATTLE (AP) - A Washington state ballot measure requiring mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods is failing in early returns. The campaign over Initiative 522 has been one of the costliest initiative fights in state history, drawing millions of dollars from out of state. Early polling showed voters favored the measure.
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  • Election 2013: City Council Races In Spokane, Spokane Valley

    Election 2013: City Council Races In Spokane, Spokane Valley

    Wednesday, November 6 2013 2:51 AM EST2013-11-06 07:51:15 GMT
    As Tuesday's election night drew to a close the well-publicized city council races in Spokane were decided, but some in Spokane Valley were too close to call.>>
    As Tuesday's election night drew to a close the well-publicized city council races in Spokane were decided, but some in Spokane Valley were too close to call. The fight for Spokane city council seats may go down as one of the most expensive in city history, with well over a quarter million dollars raised in two contested races. In the end, Jon Snyder won re-election with 64% of the vote to John Ahern's 36%.>>
  • Close Race In Prop 1

    Close Race In Prop 1

    Wednesday, November 6 2013 12:50 AM EST2013-11-06 05:50:57 GMT
    Another close local race in Spokane County is Prop #1. As of Tuesday night, voters are saying they do not want the levy to pass, by a margin of 51% No to 49% Yes.>>
    Another close local race in Spokane County is Prop #1. As of Tuesday night, voters are saying they do not want the levy to pass, by a margin of 51% No to 49% Yes. Prop 1 is a levy in Spokane County that would raise no more than approximately $18 million dollars so the county can purchase land in the  "accident potential zone" at the end of the runway at Fairchild Air Force Base.>>
  • Close Race On I-522

    Close Race On I-522

    Wednesday, November 6 2013 12:41 AM EST2013-11-06 05:41:59 GMT
    The highly contested I-522 race is not passing as of Tuesday night.>>
    The highly contested I-522 race is not passing as of Tuesday night. By a close margin, "No" is coming in at 55% and Yes at 45%. The promoters of Initiative 522 say it is a simple proposal to require the labeling of genetically engineered foods, or GMOs.>>
  • I-517 Not Passing

    I-517 Not Passing

    Wednesday, November 6 2013 12:38 AM EST2013-11-06 05:38:01 GMT
    At this hour, it appears Initiative-517 will not pass.>>
    At this hour, it appears Initiative-517 will not pass. I-517 is the initiative that sets penalties for anyone who interferes with or retaliates against signature-gatherers or petition-signers. It is not passing by a margin of 60% No, and 40% Yes.>>
  • Washington State Local Elections Have National Implications

    Washington State Local Elections Have National Implications

    Monday, November 4 2013 11:32 AM EST2013-11-04 16:32:39 GMT
    SEATTLE (AP) - In the airport city of SeaTac, a campaign backed by labor unions seeks to raise the minimum wage to $15 for many workers.>>
    SEATTLE (AP) - In the airport city of SeaTac, a campaign backed by labor unions seeks to raise the minimum wage to $15 for many workers.>>
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  • Clinton says frayed trust led to Ferguson violence

    Clinton says frayed trust led to Ferguson violence

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:32 AM EDT2014-08-29 07:32:55 GMT
    Hillary Rodham Clinton says the fatal shooting of an unarmed Missouri teenager and the violent protests that followed resulted from frayed bonds of trust in his racially divided community.>>
    Hillary Rodham Clinton broke nearly three weeks of silence Thursday on the fatal police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, saying his death and the violent protests that followed resulted from frayed bonds of...>>
  • Pakistan army to mediate between PM, protesters

    Pakistan army to mediate between PM, protesters

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:33:45 GMT
    A fiery Pakistani cleric who has been leading a mass rally outside parliament demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation says he has "shut the door" on further talks with the government.>>
    Pakistan's powerful military returned to the political arena on Thursday, agreeing to mediate between the government and protesters who have camped out in the capital for two weeks demanding the resignation of Prime...>>
  • No. 2 House Republican faces unlikely challenge

    No. 2 House Republican faces unlikely challenge

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:50 PM EDT2014-08-28 19:50:43 GMT
    Raul Garcia has a question for Kevin McCarthy, the House's No. 2 Republican: "While we are waiting for you on immigration reform, who should be harvesting America's food?">>
    Raul Garcia has a question for Kevin McCarthy, the House's No. 2 Republican: "While we are waiting for you on immigration reform, who should be harvesting America's food?">>