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Don Benton

48.41% 22,004 votes

Sue Marshall

51.22% 23,280 votes

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Don Benton

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Preferred Party: Nonpartisan
Age: 65
Residence: Vancouver
Education: Bachelor of Science in Management and Communication, Concordia University Certificate, Dan Evans School of Management Program, University of Washington
Occupation: Semi-retired; Senior VP McKeon Group
Experience: State senators, Washington State Senate 1996-2016 — Deputy Majority Leader, State Senate; Chairman, Senate Operations Committee; State representative, Washington House of Representatives 1995-1996; Washington State Republican Party, former chair
Online: bentonforcouncil.com
Candidate information last updated July 20, 2022

Sue Marshall

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Preferred Party: Nonpartisan
Age: 72
Residence: Ridgefield
Education: Bachelor of Science, Environmental Health with a minor in biology from Western Washington University. Extended studies in nonprofit management, and trained consensus model facilitator by the Kettering Foundation National Issues Forum
Occupation: Co-owner/manager of our 4th generation family farm, Baurs Corner Farm LLC
Experience: Over 40 years experience in public service addressing issues of child nutrition, hunger, natural resource conservation and land use. Now in my second term elected to the Clark Conservation District Board of Supervisors
Online: sueforclarkcounty.com
Candidate information last updated July 20, 2022

Most Recent Clark County Council District 5 Stories

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.

Perez lead over Kent narrows in 3rd Congressional District race

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

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