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Preferred Party: Nonpartisan
Age: 73
Residence: Battle Ground
Education: Bachelor of Science, Marketing and Finance Masters of Business Administration
Occupation: Retired
Experience: Appointed to Clark County Council, District 5 in May 2022
Online: rylanderforcouncil.com

Election(s)

2022 Primary Election

August 1, 2022

Clark County Council District 5

Don Benton

29.36% 9,546 votes

Sue Marshall

30.79% 10,012 votes

Richard Rylander

15.07% 4,900 votes

Rick Torres

24.78% 8,059 votes

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Don Benton joins District 5 County Councilor Sue Marshall at the Clark County Elections Office on Friday to look over results from the manual recount of 12 precincts requested by Benton.

Clark County Council recount confirms Sue Marshall’s victory

Don Benton joins District 5 County Councilor Sue Marshall at the Clark County Elections Office on Friday to look over results from the manual recount of 12 precincts requested by Benton.

December 9, 2022, 6:31pm Clark County News

Defeated Clark County Council candidate Don Benton, victor Sue Marshall, Auditor Greg Kimsey, and dozens of election workers and observers crowded into the county elections office meeting room Friday as a partial recount requested by Benton wrapped up. Read story

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

Democratic nominee for Washington’s Third Congressional District Marie Gluesenkamp Perez speaks to supporters Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, at the Clark County Democrats election night watch party at the Downtown Vancouver Hilton.

Democrat Perez tops Kent to flip the 3rd Congressional District

Democratic nominee for Washington’s Third Congressional District Marie Gluesenkamp Perez speaks to supporters Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, at the Clark County Democrats election night watch party at the Downtown Vancouver Hilton.

November 12, 2022, 6:30pm Clark County News

Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez appears to have flipped Washington’s 3rd Congressional District after new vote tallies from Clark and Thurston counties Saturday show her fending off a late comeback attempt from Republican Joe Kent. Read story

Third Congressional District candidates Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, left, and Joe Kent (Taylor Balkom/The Columbian)

Kent gains on Perez in 3rd Congressional District race

Third Congressional District candidates Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, left, and Joe Kent (Taylor Balkom/The Columbian)

November 11, 2022, 8:36pm Clark County News

Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez remained in the lead Friday as Republican Joe Kent trimmed that lead to 4,959 votes in the race to succeed Jaime Herrera Beutler in representing Southwest Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. Read story

Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez will face Republican Joe Kent in the general election for the 3rd District congressional seat currently held by Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler.

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Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez will face Republican Joe Kent in the general election for the 3rd District congressional seat currently held by Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler.

November 10, 2022, 7:30pm Clark County News

Washington’s 3rd Congressional District race does not have any clear winners, but the latest results show Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez losing ground against challenger Republican Joe Kent, as she now leads with less than 6,000 votes. Read story