Election

Voters' Guide 2014
The Aug. 5 primary election is now over. Here, you'll find more information about the candidates and issues, including news articles about several of the races, our editorial board's endorsements and videos of editorial board interviews with many of the candidates. Also, you can click on the links below to see how they answered questions we recently sent them to get their views on key issues.

Herrera Beutler, Dingethal advance in 3rd Congressional District

Incumbent Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, proved establishment Republicans still have sway in Southwest Washington as she garnered more votes than her two opponents, one with Tea Party leanings, in Tuesday's primary for the 3rd Congressional District.

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Stonier decries 'smear Facebook page'

Election cycles are often marked by distinct phases: Candidates announce, fundraising events are scheduled, and mailers are sent out. If you live in the 17th Legislative District, welcome to the mud-slinging phase.

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Law enforcement part of debate over gun measures

OLYMPIA — Whether or not Washington should expand background checks on gun sales and transfers has divided support within the law enforcement community, with some organizations choosing to not weigh in at all on two competing measures on the November ballot.

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Clark County races offer little suspense

Tuesday’s primary Races for elective offices in Clark County provided few surprises.

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Hanke, Van Dyke advance in Clark Public Utilities commissioner race

The candidates for Clark Public Utilities commissioner were whittled to two after Tuesday's primary election: incumbent Byron Hanke and former commissioner Jane Van Dyke. The two will face off in the Nov. 4 election to represent District 3, an area that encompasses southwest Clark County, on the utility's three-member Board of Commissioners.

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Townsend says prosecutor's office needs repair

Private attorney Josephine Townsend says mismanagement and chronic dysfunction in the Clark County Prosecuting Attorney's Office have driven her to challenge Prosecutor Tony Golik in the upcoming election.

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Campaign trail: Sheriff Race

Sheriff race: Chuck Atkins, a candidate for sheriff, will hold a general election kickoff and fundraiser from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Grant House, 1101 Officers Row, Vancouver.

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North county voters face decision on EMS levy

This summer, north county residents will decide the fate of a major funding tool that keeps North Country Emergency Medical Service running.

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