BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The head of Idaho's Democratic Party is criticizing the purchase of 22 state-funded billboards that advertise the state's upcoming presidential primary, but fail to include information that the March 8 election is solely for the Republican and Constitution parties.
This Saturday, across the state, Democrats will caucus. Every two years, the party holds a caucus, and every four is a presidential caucus. A presidential caucus might seem irrelevant as President Barack Obama will be the party nominee, but the state party says the caucus is still important.
Idaho's Republican Party is celebrating after its first-ever presidential caucus, and what many participants called a very successful event in terms of participation and political relevancy. Despite the event's initial success, party organizers say they'll likely make a number of changes to the caucus in preparation for the 2016 presidential race. Idaho GOP Executive Director Jonathan Parker says
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has won Idaho's Super Tuesday Republican caucus. Romney is likely to get all of Idaho's 32 delegates after besting rivals Ron Paul, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich. Romney coasted to victories in the southern and eastern counties...
Idaho's first Republican presidential caucus is tomorrow as GOP stalwarts choose a challenger for Democratic President Barack Obama come November.
Historically, Idaho held a May GOP presidential primary. But the state Republican Party this year opted to move up its selection process two full months by joining nine other states holding "Super Tuesday" nominating contests.
Presidential candidate Mitt Romney was in eastern Idaho yesterday and was greeted by what is reportedly one of the largest rallies yet on his campaign trail. Several thousand people showed up at the Skyline High School.
(AP) Idaho Republican senators chose Russ Fulcher in a closed session as majority caucus chairman to replace former Sen. John McGee, who quit last week amid sexual harassment allegations from a young female staffer.
Jonathan Parker, the Executive Director of the Idaho GOP, says Idaho has more delegates than Iowa, New Hampshire, and Nevada So, Idaho really could be a key prize in the upcoming Idaho Caucuses on March 6th. Parker says all the candidates -- Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, Rick Santorum, and Newt Gingrich -- have said they will "do their best" to make stops in Idaho, to either campaign or fundra
House Speaker Lawerence Denney faced detractors in his Republican caucus over his handling of an fight over redistricting last week, where he and GOP Chairman Norm Semanko tried unsuccessfully to fire two of their own party's commissioners...
(AP) Idaho Senate officials say Republican Sen. John McGee will keep his position as caucus chairman, the fourth highest ranking post in the GOP controlled chamber. Republican senators met behind closed doors in the Idaho Capitol Wednesday to determine if McGee should retain his leadership post.