Election 2011: Candidate filing week wraps up

Several local seats draw several candidates

By Heather Acheson, Columbian staff writer



Filing week for the November General Election began Monday and ran through Friday at 5 p.m.

The following candidates filed for local seats through the Clark County Elections Office:

City of Camas

Mayor: Scott Higgins, Ken Kakuk; City Council Ward 1: Tim Hazen; City Council Ward 2: Linda Dietzman; City Council Ward 3: Greg K. Anderson, Andrea Roth Meisgeier; City Council At-Large: Don Chaney, Margaret Tweet

Washougal City Council

Position 2: Rodney Morris, Mike Moreau, George Kolin, Caryn Plinski; Position 4: Michael Delavar, Joyce Lindsay; Position 5: Jennifer McDaniel, Mark Rohr, Niki Anderson; Position 7: Molly Coston, Connie Jo Freeman, Hugh Roberts

East County Fire and Rescue

Position 1: Gary Larson, Kenny Cochran; Position 4: John E. Clancy, Brooks Cooper; Position 5: George “Jack” Hoober, Thomas Gianatasio

Camas School District

District 3: Connie Hennessey; District 4: Doug Quinn; District 5: Mary Tipton

Washougal School District

District 1: Terrie Hutchins; District 2: Elaine Pfeifer; District 4: Karen Rubino

Mount Pleasant School District

District 3: Kark Kanthak; District 4: Phillip James Caldwell

Port of Camas-Washougal

District 2: Neil Cahoon, Bill Ward, David Luse

The primary election will be held Tuesday, Aug. 16. The top two candidates in each race will move on to the Tuesday, Nov. 8 General Election.

Camas City Council members earn $6,000 per year, while the Camas mayor earns $15,600; Washougal City Council members earn $6,000 annually, and Port of C-W commissioners earn $4,200 per year. All school board and fire district positions are volunteer, and earn no compensation.

For more information about positions up for re-election and candidate filing requirements, visit www.clark.wa.gov/election.

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