Election Coverage

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Polls closed at 8 p.m. tonight. We'll update the results as they become available from the Ada County Elections Office. Results are unofficial.

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Bob Henry has allowed serious conflicts of interest to occur in some matters under consideration by the Nampa City Council. For example, a City Council member is allowed to make presentations before the Council from which he would receive remuneration. We have witnessed this in recent meetin…

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Why don't more people vote in local elections? That's what Heather Otto, a senior at Idaho Arts Charter School, asked me over coffee last week.

  • Douglas Ness, Nampa
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The city of Nampa is a wonderful city yet I am very concerned about our future and the direction we are heading. What is the vision for our children and grandchildren? Will they be able to find good paying jobs and be able to live here and raise families? This is what vision is all about. Na…

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In preparation for the Nov. 7 City Council elections, the Meridian Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council will host a candidate forum from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 20 in the Meridian High School Auditorium, 1900 W. Pine Ave. KTVB’s Mark Johnson will moderate.

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Editor’s note: This story was updated to show that Rick Valenzuela had withdrawn from seat 2 and filed for seat 4. However, on Oct. 6, Valenzuela announced that he was also withdrawing from seat 4.

  • Meridian Press staff news@mymeridianpress.com
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Early voting for the March 14 election began Monday in Ada County and continues through March 10. Voters from any part of the county may vote at any of the county's early voting locations.

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After 14 years of serving Ada County as commissioner, Rick Yzaguirre, R-District 2, is retiring Friday. Voters elected Boise Republican Rick Visser in November to take his place.

  • By LIS STEWART lstewart@idahopress.com
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One of Idaho’s four Republican electors is denouncing the harassing phone calls and social media messages he’s been getting that urge him to renege on a pledge to vote for Donald Trump when the Electoral College convenes next month.

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There was a close battle between Republican Rick Visser and Democrat TJ Thomson for Ada County Commission in District 2. Visser won with 98,777 votes, or 53.7 percent, over Thomson's 85,070 votes, or 46.3 percent. Both men are from Boise, and Thomson is a Boise City Councilman.