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Preferred Party: Republican
Residence: Vancouver
Online: electharris.com

Election(s)

2022 General Election

November 7, 2022

17th District House Position 2

Paul Harris

Clark County
54.1% 34,244 votes
Overall
54.56% 37,860 votes

Joe Kear

Clark County
45.73% 28,944 votes
Overall
45.26% 31,407 votes

2022 Primary Election

August 1, 2022

17th District House Position 2

Earl Bowerman

Clark County
12.81% 5,395 votes
Overall
12.90% 6,012 votes

Justin Forsman

Clark County
11.71% 4,932 votes
Overall
12.23% 5,699 votes

Paul Harris

Clark County
30.70% 8,613 votes
Overall
30.29% 12,760 votes

Joe Kear

Clark County
45.04% 18,971 votes
Overall
44.50% 20,737 votes

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