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@BarackObama We’re all in this together. That’s how we compaigned, and that’s who we are. Thank you. -bo

 Making history:

Colorado and Washington voted yes to legalize recreational use marijuana.

Maryland, Maine and Washington are the seventh, eighth and ninth states to vote yes to legalize same-sex marriage

Tammy Baldwin, the Democratic candidate in Wisconsin, won becoming the first openly gay or lesbian person elected to the United States Senate.


Obama: electoral vote 303 to 206

popular vote 50% to 48%

Idaho results:

Mitt Romney (R) took the state with 420, 390 votes, or 65%

Barack Obama (D) received 212,699 votes, or 33%

Jill Stein (I) received 4,401 votes or 1 percent

Gary Johnson (L) received 9,454 votes or 1 percent

Virgil H. Goode (C)received 2,220 votes or 0 percent

Ross C. ‘Rocky’ Anderson (I) received 2,497 votes or 0 percent


Ada County Comm, District 1

Jim Tibbs (R) 64 percent vote

Ada County Comm, District 3

Dave Case (R) 54 percent vote

Ada Prosecutor

Greg H. Bower (R) 60 percent vote

Ada Sheriff

Gary Raney (R) 74 percent vote

ACHD Commissioner, District 1

Jim Hansen 54 percent vote

ACHD Commissioner, District 2

Rebecca Arnold 59 percent vote


Prop 1

overturned with a 57 percent vote no

Prop 2

overturned with a 58 percent vote no

Prop 3

overturned with a 67 percent  vote no

Idaho Constitutioanl ammendments:

HRJ 2aa; makes hunting, fishing and trapping a constitutional right

passed with a 73 percent vote yes

SJR 102; gives the state control of felony probation and parole

passed with a 74 percent vote yes

House District 1:Raul R. Labrador (R)

House District 2: Mike Simpson (R)


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About Amy Merrill (0 Articles)
Amy is a senior at Boise State and the current news editor for The Arbiter. She crammed everything she possibly could into a single degree; a dual major in communication and English, a journalism emphasis and a political science minor. She is eager to earn what she calls, "that expensive piece of paper" on May 18, but in the meantime is focused on bringing campus as much news as humanly possible.