The 2021 Bonneville County election had a predictably low voter turnout Tuesday compared to previous elections in which there were no statewide or national races on the ballot; however, the county also saw more residents voting in a local election than usual.

Idaho municipal elections are nonpartisan affairs but this year’s election in Idaho Falls has featured overt displays of party politics from some of the new candidates.

The Bonneville County Elections Office is investigating Idaho Falls City Council election material distributed to neighborhoods that support the three city council challengers.

We have heard the statement “We are living in unprecedented times” so often in the past couple of months, it has become a bit cliché. But the reality of the situation is anything but cliché for many businesses, including the Post Register.

Three candidates will compete on the November ballot to fill an open city council seat in Ammon.Debra Clapp, Don Ray Ellis and Josh Wheeler will attend a public forum on Wednesday to answer questions from potential voters. The Bonneville County Democrats are hosting the event at 7 p.m. in Bu…

Nine school districts in the Post Register’s coverage area, including Salmon School District 291, Idaho Falls School District 91 and Fremont County Joint School District 215, are looking to pass bond and/or levy measures Tuesday.

Teton School District Superintendent Monte Woolstenhulme announced at tonight's school board meeting that ICRIMP will cover the remaining $300,000 of the missing school bond funds lost through an email scam in December.

Signs at the polls in Rexburg warning students in the college town, home of BYU-Idaho, against voting there “simply because you failed to register and vote at your true domicile” were taken down Tuesday afternoon, after the American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho charged that they violated t…

Not too often will you hear a newspaper publisher tell you to put the paper down, but today is an important day — it is Election Day. It has all come down to today. We’ve endured months of campaign ads, debates, special interest groups and election rhetoric.

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GOP gubernatorial candidate Brad Little has launched a new campaign commercial, which began airing statewide this week, focusing on education.

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Welcome to “Campaign Notebook.” This column will run every Sunday until Nov. 11 — the Sunday after the election — and detail the politicking, advertisements, endorsements, campaign spending and other developments in local and statewide races. We’ll take a brief hiatus after that, and then re…

Although the percentage by which Idaho Falls School District 91's high school bond proposal failed Tuesday was identical to the percentage by which a similar proposal failed in November, this percentage represents about 3,000 fewer voters.