Election update 2012: Local elections

Election update 2012: Local elections

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Follow the election live as Arbiter staff track results:

11:55 p.m.

Garden City Greenbelt initiatives: As of 11:30 p.m., both are failing.

11:35 p.m.

News Channel 7 announced results won’t be firm until 4 a.m. or later.

11:18 p.m.

The Idaho Statesman is showing District 18 Democratic candidates lead in all three races with 6 of 145 precincts reporting.

11:15 p.m.

Results are slow coming in. More results are expected shortly. Prop 1 currently sits at a 50/50 vote. Prop 2 and 3 are failing. Numbers are holding steady suggesting a pattern.

10:21 p.m.

Ada County Sheriff Gary Raney holds big lead over Ted Dunlap.

10:14 p.m.

Props 1 and 3 are still solid no’s, Prop 2, however, shows a vote of yes at 54 percent and no at 46 percent. This includes only 9 percent of total votes.

10:07 p.m.

Constitutional amendments are both currently passing by a wide margin with 8 percent reporting.

9:36 p.m.

Early House results show LeFavour trailing Simpson.

US House District 1

65% Raul Labrador – R – (incumbent) – (25038 votes)
30% Jimmy Farris – D – (11593 votes)
4% Rob Oates – L – (1375 votes)
2% Pro-Life – I – (717 votes)

9 percent reporting

US House District 2

71% Mike Simpson – R – (incumbent) – (11237 votes)
29% Nicole LeFavour – D – (4485 votes)

4 percent reporting

9:32 p.m.

The Idaho Statesman is reporting, Ada County absentee and early voting results show District 15 Senate Rep. Martin leads with at 52 percent

9:29 p.m.

Early counts for Canyon County Sheriff show: (R) Donahue 71 percent. (I) Muse 28 percentaccording to the Idaho Press-Tribune.

9:25 p.m.

Early and absentee votes show Props 1, 2 and 3 trending toward repeal according to the Idaho Statesman.

9:19 p.m.

According to KTVB, 2 percent of votes have been counted concerning the Props. Results show a widening margin.

Prop 1 – Collective Bargaining

51% No – - (14733 votes)
49% Yes – - (14016 votes)

2 percent reporting

Prop 2 – Merit Pay

52% No – - (14998 votes)
48% Yes – - (13791 votes)

2 percent reporting

Prop 3 – Technology

60% No – - (17218 votes)
40% Yes – - (11534 votes)

2 percent reporting

9:12 p.m.

According to KTVB.com very preliminary results on Props 1, 2 and 3 show:

Prop 1 – Collective Bargaining

55% No – - (77 votes)
45% Yes – - (62 votes)

1 percent reporting

Prop 2 – Merit Pay

52% Yes – - (72 votes)
48% No – - (66 votes)

1 percent reporting

Prop 3 – Technology

54% No – - (75 votes)
46% Yes – - (64 votes)

1 percent reporting

9:00 p.m.

Idaho polls are officially closed.

8:47 p.m.

According to KTVB, “State Superintendent Tom Luna told Dee Sarton that it will be “very disruptive” if his ed reform laws are overturned by the voters.”

Only ten minutes remain before polls close in Northern Idaho.

8:20 p.m.

Voters in Northern Idaho have until 9:00 p.m. to cast their vote, then results will start rolling in.

8:01 p.m.

Polls have officially closed for the Mountain time zone areas in Idaho

7:46 p.m.

In about 15 minutes polls will close in Idaho. At least the parts in the Mountain time zone.