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  • 26 percent of primary ballots returned so far

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman says just over 26 percent of primary ballots had been returned as of midday.    Wyman reminded voters that voters have until 8 p.m. Tuesday to turn in ballots.    The contest getting the most attention is an open U.S. House seat Democrats hope to capture for the first time since the district east of Seattle was created in 1980.

  • ELECTION DAY! Ballots drop-off locations

    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's Primary Election Day!  If you're in Spokane County, your ballot must be mailed or in a ballot drop box by 8:00 pm tonight!  Results for the primary are expected to begin rolling in at around 8:15 pm. Check khq.com for updates and watch live coverage on Facebook and on the KHQ Local News app on your connected TV.  Ballot drop-off locations in Spokane County are available at the following locations...

  • Washington voters to weigh in on dozens of primary races

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington voters will decide which candidates advance to the November ballot in 10 congressional races, a U.S. Senate seat and dozens of legislative contests in the state's primary election. 

  • Idaho Special Election results

    KHQ.COM - Results for the March 13, 2018 special election in Idaho are expected to come in just after 8:00 p.m. Tuesday night. Check back for updates.

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  • Microsoft uncovers more Russian attacks ahead of midterms

    Microsoft uncovers more Russian attacks ahead of midterms

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-08-21 04:25:32 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 5:28 AM EDT2018-08-21 09:28:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri, File). FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, a man is silhouetted as he walks in front of Microsoft logo at an event in New Delhi, India. Microsoft says it’s uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political grou...(AP Photo/Altaf Qadri, File). FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, a man is silhouetted as he walks in front of Microsoft logo at an event in New Delhi, India. Microsoft says it’s uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political grou...
    Microsoft says it's uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections.>>
    Microsoft says it's uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections.>>
  • A look at the leading candidates for Brazil's presidency

    A look at the leading candidates for Brazil's presidency

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 12:17 AM EDT2018-08-21 04:17:04 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 5:28 AM EDT2018-08-21 09:28:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File). FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2018 file photo, debate mediator Ricardo Boechat, center, stands with Brazil's presidential candidates before the start of a debate in Sao Paulo, Brazil, ahead of October elections. From left are Al...(AP Photo/Andre Penner, File). FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2018 file photo, debate mediator Ricardo Boechat, center, stands with Brazil's presidential candidates before the start of a debate in Sao Paulo, Brazil, ahead of October elections. From left are Al...
    With former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in jail and likely to be barred from running, Brazil's presidential election is wide open.>>
    With former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in jail and likely to be barred from running, Brazil's presidential election is wide open.>>
  • MTV launches drive to get young people to vote

    MTV launches drive to get young people to vote

    Monday, August 20 2018 11:03 AM EDT2018-08-20 15:03:11 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 5:26 AM EDT2018-08-21 09:26:09 GMT
    (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this April 17, 2018, file photo, Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment commissioner Julie Menin, center, Darren Pfeffer, executive vice president of MSG live, left, and Bruce Gillmer, global hea...(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this April 17, 2018, file photo, Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment commissioner Julie Menin, center, Darren Pfeffer, executive vice president of MSG live, left, and Bruce Gillmer, global hea...
    MTV is launching a drive to get young people registered and voting this fall, the first time the youth-centric network is doing so in a non-presidential election year.>>
    MTV is launching a drive to get young people registered and voting this fall, the first time the youth-centric network is doing so in a non-presidential election year.>>
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  • Former Md. Gov. O'Malley jumps into 2016 Democratic race

    Former Md. Gov. O'Malley jumps into 2016 Democratic race

    Saturday, May 30 2015 2:31 PM EDT2015-05-30 18:31:03 GMT
    Saturday, May 30 2015 2:31 PM EDT2015-05-30 18:31:03 GMT
    BALTIMORE (AP) - Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has jumped into the race for the Democratic nomination for president. It'll be a longshot challenge to front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton. But O'Malley is calling for new leadership.>>
    BALTIMORE (AP) - Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has jumped into the race for the Democratic nomination for president. It'll be a longshot challenge to front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton. But O'Malley is calling for new leadership.>>
  • Democratic lawmakers say Idaho should ditch private prisons

    Democratic lawmakers say Idaho should ditch private prisons

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 1:39 PM EDT2015-05-27 17:39:42 GMT
    Wednesday, May 27 2015 1:39 PM EDT2015-05-27 17:39:42 GMT
    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Two Democratic state lawmakers want Idaho to sever all ties with private prison companies, and say they'll vigorously pursue legislation on the issue next year. Reps. John Gannon and Mat Erpelding made the request in a letter sent to the Idaho Board of Correction on Wednesday, contending the move is needed in light of Idaho's history with private prison contractor Corrections Corporation of America.>>
    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Two Democratic state lawmakers want Idaho to sever all ties with private prison companies, and say they'll vigorously pursue legislation on the issue next year. Reps. John Gannon and Mat Erpelding made the request in a letter sent to the Idaho Board of Correction on Wednesday, contending the move is needed in light of Idaho's history with private prison contractor Corrections Corporation of America.>>
  • Senate Democrats demand more money for Amtrak repair backlog

    Senate Democrats demand more money for Amtrak repair backlog

    Thursday, May 21 2015 1:11 PM EDT2015-05-21 17:11:04 GMT
    Thursday, May 21 2015 1:11 PM EDT2015-05-21 17:11:04 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats are demanding more money for Amtrak so the railroad can tackle a $21 billion backlog in repair and replacement projects. They say that backlog compromises safety and service. Democrats say congressional Republicans have starved federal programs that help repair and rebuild passenger rail bridges, tunnels and track.>>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats are demanding more money for Amtrak so the railroad can tackle a $21 billion backlog in repair and replacement projects. They say that backlog compromises safety and service. Democrats say congressional Republicans have starved federal programs that help repair and rebuild passenger rail bridges, tunnels and track.>>
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  • Republicans gather in Las Vegas, with national security a key issue

    Republicans gather in Las Vegas, with national security a key issue

    Tuesday, December 15 2015 5:45 PM EST2015-12-15 22:45:12 GMT
    Tuesday, December 15 2015 5:45 PM EST2015-12-15 22:45:12 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Donald Trump will once again be standing at center stage when nine Republican presidential candidates debate tonight in Las Vegas. The debate will be the first for Republicans since the attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, California, that increased concerns about terrorism in the United States.>>

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Donald Trump will once again be standing at center stage when nine Republican presidential candidates debate tonight in Las Vegas. The debate will be the first for Republicans since the attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, California, that increased concerns about terrorism in the United States.

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  • GOP hopeful Carson threatens to leave Republican Party

    GOP hopeful Carson threatens to leave Republican Party

    Friday, December 11 2015 12:22 PM EST2015-12-11 17:22:09 GMT
    Friday, December 11 2015 1:11 PM EST2015-12-11 18:11:58 GMT

    WASHINGTON - In what would be a nightmare scenario for the GOP, presidential hopeful Ben Carson threatened Friday to leave the Republican Party amid reports of deepening concerns from GOP officials about the splintered 2016 electorate.

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    WASHINGTON - In what would be a nightmare scenario for the GOP, presidential hopeful Ben Carson threatened Friday to leave the Republican Party amid reports of deepening concerns from GOP officials about the splintered 2016 electorate. The retired neurosurgeon lashed out at Republican leaders who discussed the possibility of a "brokered convention" during a recent private dinner meeting in Washington. 

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  • Republican senator says he'll run for Washington auditor

    Republican senator says he'll run for Washington auditor

    Thursday, October 8 2015 3:18 PM EDT2015-10-08 19:18:48 GMT
    Thursday, October 8 2015 3:18 PM EDT2015-10-08 19:18:47 GMT
    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A state senator says he's running to replace indicted state Auditor Troy Kelley.    Republican Sen. Mark Miloscia of Federal Way said Thursday that Kelley, who has been on unpaid leave while fighting federal charges that he stole millions from clients of his former business, has "brought shame and embarrassment to our once well-respected State Auditor's office."  >>
    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A state senator says he's running to replace indicted state Auditor Troy Kelley.    Republican Sen. Mark Miloscia of Federal Way said Thursday that Kelley, who has been on unpaid leave while fighting federal charges that he stole millions from clients of his former business, has "brought shame and embarrassment to our once well-respected State Auditor's office."  >>
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