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Recount confirms Pocatello voters approved non-discrimination ordinance

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Pocatello
POCATELLO, Idaho — A recount has confirmed a May vote by Pocatello residents retaining an ordinance banning discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The recount on Friday was done at the request of a group opposed to the city ordinance approved by the Pocatello City Council in June 2013 and backed by voters on May 20.

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Idaho town faces recount on LGBT non-discrimination ordinance

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Pocatello
POCATELLO, Idaho -- A recount has been ordered of last month's vote by Pocatello residents retaining an ordinance banning discrimination against a person because of sexual orientation or gender identity. The recount is set for June 27 and comes at the request of a group opposed to the city ordinance approved by the Pocatello City Council in June 2013 and backed by voters on May 20.

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Group that lost ballot effort to repeal Pocatello gay rights law wants recount

Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Pocatello
POCATELLO, Idaho -- A group opposed to Pocatello's LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance retained by voters last month is seeking a recount. The group Vote Yes Pocatello made the request Monday, seeking a recount in 20 of Pocatello's 39 precincts from the May 20 election, as well as a recount of early and absentee votes.

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Voters in Pocatello, Id., reject effort to overturn ban on LGBT discrimination

Saturday, May 24, 2014
Pocatello
POCATELLO, Idaho -- Voters in Pocatello, Idaho, handed gay rights advocates a narrow victory this week when they rejected a ballot referendum to overturn the city's LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance.

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Idaho town’s LGBT non-discrimination law to face ballot referendum

Monday, October 28, 2013
Pocatello
POCATELLO, Idaho -- Opponents of a recently passed LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance have gathered the required signatures to force a May 2014 referendum in hopes voters in Pocatello, Idaho, will repeal the measure.

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Pocatello becomes sixth Idaho city to pass LGBT protections ordinance

Friday, June 7, 2013
Pocatello
POCATELLO, Idaho — The city of Pocatello has passed an ordinance banning discrimination against a person because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Mormon church arranged meeting ahead of vote against LGBT discrimination

Friday, May 17, 2013
Mormon Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah.
POCATELLO, Idaho — Pocatello city officials met with an attorney for a Washington, D.C.-based conservative group brought in by the Mormon church a few weeks before councilors rejected an ordinance intended to protect LGBT people from discrimination.

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Idaho town rejects anti-discrimination ordinance, says it will rework proposal

Friday, April 19, 2013
Pocatello, IdahoSource
POCATELLO, Idaho — The Pocatello City Council in southeast Idaho has rejected an ordinance that would have prohibited discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in housing, employment and public accommodations.

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