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Clark County Elections

2022 General Election

Initial results will be announced about 8:30pm.

Military and overseas ballots mailed: September 23
Deadline to register or update existing registration:
Online: October 31
In person: November 8

Ballots mailed: October 21
Election Day: November 8
Mail-in deadline: Postmarked by November 8
Ballot box deadline: November 8, 8pm
Election certification: November 29

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Perez clear choice for 3rd Congressional District

Because of her thoughtfulness, transparency, demeanor and long history in Southwest Washington, Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez is the best candidate to represent the region in…

Hobbs stronger choice for secretary of state

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Patty Murray best choice for U.S. Senate

During three decades in the U.S. Senate, Democrat Patty Murray has effectively represented the values and interests of Washingtonians. Without the bombast of some of…

Most Recent Election Coverage

Don Benton

Benton requests partial recount in Clark County Council District 5 race

Don Benton

December 2, 2022, 4:57pm Clark County News

Former state Sen. Don Benton isn’t ready give up on his bid for the Clark County Council just yet. Earlier this week, Benton formally requested a partial recount in the District 5 race. Read story

Republican candidate for Washington's 3rd Congressional District Joe Kent drops off his ballot at the Clark County Elections Office on Tuesday. Kent did not provide access for The Columbian to attend his watch party in Brush Prairie and declined to provide a comment on initial election results.

Joe Kent to request machine recount in 3rd District race

Republican candidate for Washington's 3rd Congressional District Joe Kent drops off his ballot at the Clark County Elections Office on Tuesday. Kent did not provide access for The Columbian to attend his watch party in Brush Prairie and declined to provide a comment on initial election results.

December 2, 2022, 4:05pm Clark County Politics

Republican Joe Kent’s campaign announced Friday it intends to request a machine recount of all counties within Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. Read story

County Auditor Greg Kimsey, left, swears in new District 5 Councilor Sue Marshall at the Clark County Elections Office on Wednesday.

Marshall sworn into Clark County Council weeks earlier than expected

County Auditor Greg Kimsey, left, swears in new District 5 Councilor Sue Marshall at the Clark County Elections Office on Wednesday.

November 30, 2022, 5:17pm Clark County News

Newly elected Clark County Councilor Sue Marshall is ready to get work. But Marshall began her term as the District 5 representative a little sooner than she and others expected. Read story

Republican candidate for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District Joe Kent, left, answers a question on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, during a debate at the Vancouver Community Library.

Joe Kent plans to pay for recount in 3rd Congressional District race

Republican candidate for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District Joe Kent, left, answers a question on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, during a debate at the Vancouver Community Library.

November 30, 2022, 9:16am Clark County News

It’s official: Joe Kent will file for an official recount for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District race, which he lost to fellow political newcomer Marie Gluesenkamp Perez. Read story

Rep.-elect Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Wash., joins new members of the House of Representatives on the steps of the Capitol for a group photo, in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/J.

Final results show Perez beat Kent by 2,629 votes in 3rd Congressional District race

Rep.-elect Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Wash., joins new members of the House of Representatives on the steps of the Capitol for a group photo, in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/J.

November 29, 2022, 6:07pm Clark County News

Counties’ final election results are in and maintain that Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez will represent Washington’s 3rd Congressional District, despite Republican Joe Kent’s efforts to remedy his loss through ballot curing. Read story

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