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Election(s)

2022 Primary Election

August 2, 2022

3rd Congressional District

Oliver Black

Clark County
0.20% 280 votes
Overall
0.21% 456 votes

Chris Byrd

Clark County
1.50% 2,101 votes
Overall
1.74% 3,817 votes

Leslie French

Clark County
0.40% 527 votes
Overall
0.50% 1,100 votes

Jaime Herrera Beutler

Clark County
21.50% 30,082 votes
Overall
22.22% 49,001 votes

Joe Kent

Clark County
20.43% 28,584 votes
Overall
22.78% 50,097 votes

Vicki Kraft

Clark County
3.69% 5,167 votes
Overall
3.20% 7,033 votes

Marie Gluesenkamp Perez

Clark County
35.94% 50,297 votes
Overall
31.01% 68,190 votes

Davy Ray

Clark County
2.04% 580 votes
Overall
2.21% 4,870 votes

Heidi St. John

Clark County
14.28% 19,989 votes
Overall
16.01% 35,219 votes

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