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Clark County Elections

2022 Primary Election

The Primary is August 2.
Initial results will be announced about 8:30pm.

Military and overseas ballots mailed: June 17
Deadline to register or update existing registration:
Online: July 25
In person: August 2

Ballots mailed: July 15
Election Day: August 2
Mail-in deadline: Postmarked by August 2
Ballot box deadline: August 2, 8pm
Election certification: August 16

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Most Recent Election Coverage

Republican 3rd District congressional candidate Joe Kent and incumbent Rep.

Herrera Beutler’s lead over Kent halved in latest ballot returns

Republican 3rd District congressional candidate Joe Kent and incumbent Rep.

August 4, 2022, 7:06pm Clark County News

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler’s lead over fellow Republican Joe Kent was cut in half Thursday in the latest round of ballots counted in the 3rd Congressional District race. Read story

FILE - Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., speaks at a Memorial Day observance event on May 30, 2022, in Vancouver, Wash. Primary elections are behind held in six states on Tuesday.

Washington’s ‘jungle’ primary may have saved Herrera Beutler

FILE - Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., speaks at a Memorial Day observance event on May 30, 2022, in Vancouver, Wash. Primary elections are behind held in six states on Tuesday.

August 4, 2022, 8:29am Clark County News

Three-quarters of voters, in early tallies, do not want Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler returning to Congress. Read story

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Perez secures general election spot in 3rd District; Herrera Beutler maintains lead over Kent

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August 3, 2022, 6:42pm Clark County News

As more ballots trickle in, it looks like candidates’ positions in the race to represent Washington’s 3rd Congressional District are remaining steady. Read story

Washington Secretary of State Steve Hobbs talks to The Columbian editorial board Tuesday.

Washington Secretary of State primary election results: Democratic incumbent Hobbs trounces field

Washington Secretary of State Steve Hobbs talks to The Columbian editorial board Tuesday.

August 3, 2022, 6:18pm Election

Democratic incumbent Secretary of State Steve Hobbs won in overwhelming fashion over a primary field of seven challengers Tuesday, grabbing 41 percent of the vote as he seeks voter approval to serve out the remainder of the term he was appointed to last year. Read story

As of Tuesday night, Republican Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler and Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez are leading in the primary for the 3rd District.

Herrera Beutler, Perez lead in 3rd congressional race

As of Tuesday night, Republican Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler and Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez are leading in the primary for the 3rd District.

August 2, 2022, 11:04pm Clark County News

Initial primary results from Southwest Washington’s congressional race released Tuesday are showing that Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, and Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez of Skamania will likely advance to the general election. Read story

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