GOP Primary Upset: Rep. Cantor Ousted

WASHINGTON (CNN) — A major upset in Virginia’s Republican Primary is the talk of Washington, D.C. Wednesday. Congressman Eric Cantor, the No. 2 Republican in the U.S. House, lost his seat in Congress Tuesday evening to economics professor and Tea Party member, Dave Brat. Cantor announced Wednesday he will step down as House majority leader effective … Continue reading »

Idaho Governor Wins Republican Primary

BOISE, Idaho — Idaho’s biker candidate for governor may have stolen the show during the primary campaign, but he didn’t win the race. Two-term governor Butch Otter came out on top in the Republican primary. He narrowly beat out tea party challenger State Senator Russ Fulcher for the victory. During a debate last week, another … Continue reading »

Primary Election Voter Turnout Low

EUGENE, Ore. — Tuesday is election day and voter turnout is relatively low this year. Lane County typically sees 37 to 42 percent turnout for a primary election. But at 21 percent this year, it’s one of the lowest turnouts so far. The elections office says two things really compel people to vote. One is that … Continue reading »