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Oregon Secretary Of State Wants Earlier Presidential Primary

OPB | Sept. 13, 2017 4:46 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon would hold its 2020 presidential primary earlier in the year if Secretary of State Dennis Richardson gets his way.

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GOP Presidential Primary Cost Idaho $1.9 Million

AP | June 23, 2016 9:13 a.m. | Boise

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.

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Trump Support In Southern Oregon | GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Face Off

OPB | May 10, 2016 12:06 p.m.

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.

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Oregon Primary Shows Signs Of Life

Northwest News Network | April 1, 2016 4:44 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

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.

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Record Number Of Oregon Voters Face Exclusion From Primaries

OPB | March 16, 2016 2:21 p.m. | Portland

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.

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How 1 Candidate Could Get All Of Idaho's Republican Delegates

Boise State Public Radio | March 8, 2016 9:13 a.m. | Boise

There are 13 candidates on Idaho's Republican ballot, and that could complicate who gets the 32 delegates.

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Rubio Asks Idahoans To 'Restart' His Campaign Ahead Of Tuesday's Primary

Northwest News Network | March 7, 2016 8:30 a.m.

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio appealed to Idahoans to revive his presidential hopes during a one-day campaign swing through Idaho Falls and Boise Sunday.

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News Roundtable: Aug. 7, 2015

OPB | Aug. 7, 2015 12:06 p.m.

It’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.

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Independent Party Opens Its Primary

OPB | April 20, 2015 12:06 p.m.

The Independent Party of Oregon, which has recently gone from minor to major party status, announced it will open its primary to unaffiliated voters.

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Voters Reject Measure 90's 'Top Two' Primaries

OPB | Nov. 4, 2014 8:45 p.m. | Portland

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.

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New Report Tracks Big Money Coming Into Northwest For Midterm

OPB | Oct. 23, 2014 1:38 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

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.

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Checking In On The Washington Top-Two Primary

OPB | Aug. 6, 2014 12:10 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll check in with OPB reporter Austin Jenkins on the Washington primary races.

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Republicans Hold All The Cards In Washington's District 4 Race

OPB | Aug. 5, 2014 1:15 p.m. | Portland

In an historic first for Washington, two Republicans are likely to advance to the November election in central Washington’s Fourth Congressional District.

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Top Stories: Mother Arrested On Aggravated Murder Charge, Marijuana Campaign Raises $1 Million

OPB | 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.

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News Roundtable: May 23, 2014

OPB | May 23, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

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Analyzing Election Results

OPB | May 21, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll get reaction to the May Primary Election with Sarah Mirk and Jim Pasero.

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Top Stories: Primary Election Ballots Due Today, Salem Police Officer Justified In Shooting

OPB | 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.

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Republican Primary 5th Congressional District Candidates

OPB | May 9, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: Republicans Tootie Smith and Ben Pollock are vying for the chance to face off against Democrat Kurt Schrader in November.

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News Roundtable: May 9, 2014

OPB | May 9, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

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Republican Primary Candidate For Senate: Monica Wehby

OPB | May 6, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: Pediatric neurosurgeon Monica Wehby is vying for the chance to face off against incumbent U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley in November.