About 1,000 election workers will be deployed by Ada County on Tuesday, with nearly 800 manning polling places throughout the county and the rest working at election headquarters. The county's new scanning equipment should ensure results earlier than normal on Tuesday night.
Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter in 2015 signed into law Senate Bill 1066, which moved the Idaho Republican presidential primary to the second Tuesday in March, thus putting the Gem State in the thick of things when deciding who should be the Republican standard bearer.
Several pieces of the plaza are still being prepped for full operation, however, including the Main Street Station multi-modal transit center, which is set to begin bus service the morning of Monday, Oct. 24.
The motive was unclear and a description of the suspect had not been released as of sunrise on Friday. However, police said if anyone had information regarding the shooting incident, they're urged to call Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS.