Boise attorney and Democrat Bruce Bistline filed to run against GOP Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden four years ago just in case Wasden lost the primary, then didn’t actively campaign once Wasden had defeated primary rival Christ Troupis.

Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has endorsed a longtime lawmaker who lost the May primary but has launched a write-in bid to keep his seat.

The two major-party candidates to be Idaho’s next governor met Monday night for a sometimes contentious debate.

U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, has a big fundraising lead over his Democratic opponent Aaron Swisher, according to the latest campaign finance numbers.

The candidates to represent Idaho's Second Congressional District sparred over energy policy, immigration and much else at an Idaho Public Television debate Sunday.

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The government students at Compass Academy, who have been organizing debates for the past few election seasons, have arranged two more this election cycle.

The Republican candidate for the District 33 Senate seat raised $11,900 since the primaries, spent a little more than $7,000 and had $5,918.96 in the bank as of Sept. 30.

Wednesday was the filing deadline for campaign finance reports in which all Idaho candidates and political committees need to record their fundraising and spending activity from May 26 through Sept. 30.

REXBURG — The two Senate candidates running in District 34 discussed a wide range of issues Monday night, differing on much of the big picture but also finding common ground.

Most Idahoans favor keeping the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project facility open by taking and processing transuranic waste from Washington state, according to a recent poll.

Janice McGeachin, the GOP nominee for lieutenant governor, is an outspoken opponent of Medicaid expansion, and introduced the successful resolution at June’s state Republican Party Convention to oppose it.

Representative Tom Loertscher, R-Bone, announced in a news release Monday morning that he has filed the necessary declaration with the Secretary of State to run as a write-in candidate for Representative in District 32.

Brad Little and Paulette Jordan, the Republican and Democratic candidates for governor of Idaho, will have their first appearance together of the campaign next week, when the two will participate in a candidate forum on fiscal policy at the College of Idaho in Caldwell.

The past week saw some staff changes on Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan’s campaign, as well as news that she was advising a new federal Political Action Committee. Here’s a condensed timeline:

Idaho officials are still negotiating with the federal government to allow the sale of cheaper health insurance plans in the state that don’t meet all of the Affordable Care Act’s requirements.

Next year’s federal Energy and Water budget, which includes hundreds of millions for Idaho National Laboratory programs, has passed both houses of Congress and is heading to the president’s desk.

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Property taxes paid by Bonneville County farmers are set to spike this year after the Idaho Tax Commission determined that tax valuations were systematically lower than those in surrounding counties.

The city of Idaho Falls’ 2018-2019 budget is on track to pass without any changes from the tentative proposal the City Council already adopted.

Most of the people who spoke at Thursday night’s public hearing on next year’s proposed Idaho Falls city budget praised the City Council’s inclusion of funding for a new splash park.

Citing more than a dozen open positions that are stretching resources, Idaho Falls Police Department officers will no longer teach the anti-drug DARE curriculum in Idaho Falls District 91 schools.