Election 2022

Idaho voters approve amendment allowing Legislature to call itself back for special sessions

BY: - November 9, 2022

With nearly 98% of precincts reporting on Wednesday afternoon, Idahoans approved a constitutional amendment that will allow the Idaho Legislature to call itself back into session without the approval of the governor, with 52% voting yes, a total of 286,845 votes. The Idaho Legislature passed Senate Joint Resolution 102 in the 2021 legislative session with […]

Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock, left, and Republican challenger Herschel Walker

Georgia fight for U.S. Senate seat will go to a December runoff

BY: and - November 9, 2022

WASHINGTON — Control of the U.S. Senate once again might hinge on Georgia, as voters in the Peach State will head back to the polls next month in a runoff election.  Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock and former professional football player and GOP nominee Herschel Walker are in a dead heat in Georgia, sending that […]

Terri Pickens Manweiler

Unsuccessful Idaho lt. gov. candidate begins work on abortion rights initiative

BY: - November 9, 2022

On the day after she finished second in the lieutenant governor’s election, Democrat Terri Pickens Manweiler announced she is beginning work to qualify an abortion rights ballot initiative in Idaho. Pickens Manweiler told the Idaho Capital Sun on Wednesday the real work on the initiative won’t begin until January, but she is partnering with the […]

Idaho Election Day

Republicans increase supermajority in Idaho Legislature

BY: - November 9, 2022

UPDATED: This story was updated to reflect a reporting error in Jerome County that reversed one apparent win for a Democrat. Idaho Republicans increased their legislative supermajority by one seat in 2023 after winning 87 of the state’s 105 legislative races in this year’s general election, according to unofficial results released by the Idaho Secretary of State’s […]

Republicans sweep statewide, federal offices in Idaho’s general election

BY: - November 9, 2022

Idaho Republicans made a clean sweep of races for statewide office in the 2022 midterm election, including federal congressional races, with 72% of counties reporting results as of early Wednesday morning.  In one of the most closely watched Election Day races in Idaho, former Republican U.S. Rep. Raúl Labrador emerged victorious and will be the […]

U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho,

U.S. Senate control too close to call as multiple states grapple with tight vote counts

BY: , and - November 9, 2022

WASHINGTON —  Control of the U.S. Senate remained unclear early Wednesday as races in a handful of swing states in the midterm elections were still too close to call, and it appeared it might be days — or even weeks — before a final result was known. But Democrats flipped the open Pennsylvania Senate seat, […]

U.S. Rep. Russ Fulcher, R-Idaho,

No GOP ‘wave,’ but Republicans could still gain control of U.S. House

BY: , and - November 9, 2022

WASHINGTON — Republicans fell short of their greatest ambitions for major gains in the U.S. House, with control of the chamber still in doubt early Wednesday.  Republicans are still likely to narrowly win control of the U.S. House, based on expert projections. But of 20 races rated by elections forecaster Inside Elections as true toss-ups, […]

Idaho Capitol Building in Boise

2022 general election results in the races for Idaho Legislature

BY: - November 8, 2022

Election results updated: Nov. 14, with 100% of counties reporting. The Idaho Capital Sun is reporting the results from the Idaho 2022 general election, based on data from the Idaho Secretary of State’s Office. The results are a combined total of votes reported by precincts, in each county across the state. Some precincts take longer […]

Idaho Election Day 2022

Idaho 2022 election results: Governor, attorney general, Congress and more

BY: - November 8, 2022

Election results updated: Nov. 14, with 100% of counties reporting The Idaho Capital Sun is reporting results from the Idaho 2022 election, based on data from the Idaho Secretary of State’s Office. The results are a combined total of votes reported by precincts, in each county across the state. Some precincts take longer to count […]

Idaho Brad Little Election Day Nov. 2022

Idaho Republican Gov. Brad Little wins re-election to second term

BY: - November 8, 2022

Idaho Republican Gov. Brad Little will be re-elected to a second term as governor, with the Associated Press calling the race for Little at 9:05 p.m. Mountain time on Tuesday, moments after polls closed in North Idaho.  The AP called the race before statewide results were available.  Shortly after 12:30 a.m., Wednesday, partial, unofficial election […]

voters cast ballots in the Idaho 2022 primary election

Idaho polls open today at 8 a.m. for a 12-hour voting marathon

BY: - November 8, 2022

The choices Idahoans make in today’s election will help shape government and politics across Idaho and across the country for years.  All statewide offices in Idaho, including governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, state treasurer, controller, secretary of state and superintendent of public instruction are up for election.  All 115 seats in the Idaho Legislature are […]

Idaho Legislature 2022 special session

Idaho ballot features nonbinding advisory question about tax cuts, education 

BY: - November 8, 2022

On this year’s general election ballot, Idaho voters will be asked whether they approve or disapprove of action Gov. Brad Little and the Idaho Legislature took on taxes and education funding during the Sept. 1 special session.  The nonbinding question will appear on the ballot as the Idaho Advisory Question. Voters will be asked whether […]