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State Democrats Ok with Outcome
 BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Democrats were happy with the 2012 election, a night when they suffered no numeric losses in the Legislature and when voters defeated public schools chief Tom Luna's Republican-backed education overhaul. Minority party chairman Larry Grant said Wednesday that preserving th…
No Record on Absentee Ballots
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho state officials say 159,000 absentee ballots have been issued so far this year, a drop compared to the record absentee returns in the last presidential election.  Deputy Secretary of State Tim Hurst says the state won't know how many absentee ballots were ac…