Oregon would hold its 2020 presidential primary earlier in the year if Secretary of State Dennis Richardson gets his way.
Idaho lawmakers agreed to move the GOP presidential primary from May to March in 2015. The conservative-dominated Statehouse argued that doing so would allow the Gem State to play a bigger role in deciding the presidential nominee.
We talk with LA Times reporter Nigel Duara who visited Donald Trump supporters in Cave Junction. Allen Alley and Bud Pierce join us to put their best argument forward as to why they should get the Republican nomination.
The Oregon primary is still more than a month away, but ballots are already going out in the mail to some voters. And ODOT issued its regular warning about political yard signs.
Oregon's presidential primary may matter this year. But a record-high percentage of voters are registered as non-affiliated or with third parties that can't vote in primaries.
There are 13 candidates on Idaho's Republican ballot, and that could complicate who gets the 32 delegates.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio appealed to Idahoans to revive his presidential hopes during a one-day campaign swing through Idaho Falls and Boise Sunday.
Oregon voters have rejected Measure 90, which would have created a nonpartisan primary for all candidates. The top two would have advanced to the general election, regardless of party.
The Center for Public Integrity is out with a report that shows Oregon’s (and to a lesser degree Washington’s) ballot initiatives are attracting big outside money.
In an historic first for Washington, two Republicans are likely to advance to the November election in central Washington’s Fourth Congressional District.
local | Politics | News | OPB News BlogOPB | Aug. 4, 2014 7:07 a.m. | Portland
Headlines for Monday, Aug. 4: The mother of a murdered toddler was arrested late Sunday night for aggravated murder and attempted aggravated murder, the campaign to legalize marijuana in Oregon has already raised more than $1 million, Congress has yet to decide whether to provide $615 million for firefighting efforts and more.
local | Politics | News | OPB News BlogOPB | May 20, 2014 7:14 a.m. | Portland
Headlines for Tuesday, May 20: Primary election ballots are due today, a grand jury finds a Salem Police officer was justified in shooting a man last month, OSU announces a new men's basketball coach and more.
FRIDAY: Republicans Tootie Smith and Ben Pollock are vying for the chance to face off against Democrat Kurt Schrader in November.
TUESDAY: Pediatric neurosurgeon Monica Wehby is vying for the chance to face off against incumbent U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley in November.