"If all goes as planned, we could have all of the early votes and absentee ballot votes counted and ready to be shared about an hour after the polls closed. You could start seeing results as early at 9 p.m. on Tuesday."
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.
In its request to the Idaho Public Utilities Commission to gain support of the move, Idaho Power said joining the EIM could reduce net power supply expense to customers by as much as $4 million to $5 million annually.
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