Christina A. Cassidy, Associated Press | PostedAug 21st - 7:04am
Racing to shore up their election systems before November, states are using millions of dollars from the federal government to tighten cybersecurity, safeguard their voter registration rolls and improve communication between county and state election officers.
Utah’s four congressional representatives conduct public town halls in a variety of ways — from virtual telephone meetings to hikes up Mount Timpanogos. But how often does your congressional representative hold these meetings?
Michael R. Blood and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press | PostedAug 20th - 5:40pm
The FBI launched investigations after two Southern California Democratic U.S. House candidates were targeted by computer hackers, though it's unclear whether politics had anything to do with the attacks.
John Hanna, Associated Press | PostedAug 20th - 5:31pm
Kansas Democrats launched a legal challenge Monday in hopes of removing Kansas City-area businessman Greg Orman from the November ballot as an independent candidate for Kansas governor after Orman stoked fears that his bid would imperil Democrats' chances of winning.
Rep. Rob Bishop is bringing top U.S. Department of Interior official to Ogden next week for a tour and discussion on the reorganization of the agency. His full committee will conduct a field hearing in Roosevelt and will meet to discuss forest fires.
Voters in Alaska on Tuesday will select a Republican to move on to what's expected to be a closely watched governor's race this fall and choose the latest contender to try to unseat the longest-serving member of the U.S. House.
David Eggert, Associated Press | PostedAug 20th - 10:37am
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer announced the selection of Garlin Gilchrist II as her running mate Monday, calling the University of Michigan social media expert and former liberal organizer a "tech guru" who would fix problems in state government.
Recent data shows more Idaho voters are turning out for statewide elections than ever before, but many Idaho counties lag behind the U.S. average, which the Pew Research Center puts at about 56 percent.