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In Our View: Carolyn Long best choice for 3rd Congressional Districtvideo icon

September 20, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Although each will try to portray the other as an extremist, congressional candidates Carolyn Long and Jaime Herrera Beutler are relatively moderate representatives of their parties. Each is capable of being an effective voice for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District, and each has demonstrated a strong understanding of the issues that impact our region. Read story

In Our View: Jesse James for Clark County Council Position 3video icon

September 18, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Although he is facing a difficult battle in his quest for election, The Columbian Editorial Board recommends Jesse James for Clark County councilor from District 3. Read story

In Our View: Wylie an easy choice in 49th Legislative District

September 17, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

For voters in the 49th Legislative District, supporting Democrat Sharon Wylie might be the easiest decision on their ballot. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends Wylie for reelection to the House of Representatives. Read story

In Our View: Stonier best choice for 49th District, Position 2video icon

September 16, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

During her time in the Legislature, Democrat Monica Stonier has developed into a strong leader for progressive causes while maintaining an ability to work with Republicans. Because of these and other traits, The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends that she be reelected as representative from the 49th Legislative District, Position 2. Read story

In Our View: Rivers recommended for 18th Legislative District

September 15, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

With next year’s Legislature facing daunting tasks caused by the coronavirus pandemic, experienced, reasonable leadership is a strong selling point for lawmakers seeking reelection. Ann Rivers, R-La Center, falls into that category; The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends that she remain in Olympia as senator from the 18th Legislative District. Read story

In Our View: Rivers, Bell best of the choices in 18th Districtvideo icon

July 17, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

As the Legislature ponders unprecedented budget woes created by the coronavirus pandemic along with other pressing issues, experience and the relationships that come along with it will be essential. Because of that, The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends incumbent Ann Rivers in the race for state senator from the 18th District. Read story

In Our View: Blom, James best for county council District 3video icon

July 16, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Like all governmental bodies, the Clark County Council is facing pressing questions about budgeting, fostering racial equality and guiding their communities through a period of turmoil. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends John Blom and Jesse James as the best candidates from District 3 to shepherd the region into the future. Read story

In Our View: Stonier, Llafet best in 49th District Position 2 race

July 15, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Voters in the 49th Legislative District can choose between a Democrat, a Republican and an independent in the race for state representative, Position 2. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends Democrat Monica Stonier and Republican Park Llafet from a field that also includes Independent Troy Potter. Read story

In Our View: Wylie, Fiskum best in 49th District Position 1 race

July 14, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Unlike in recent elections, voters in the 49th Legislative District are presented with a range of choices this year. In the contest for representative, Position 1, The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends incumbent Sharon Wylie and newcomer Kelli Fiskum in the primary election. Read story

In Our View: Herrera Beutler, Long best in 3rd District race

July 12, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Although five people appear on the ballot, there are two clear choices in the primary election for U.S. representative from Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends Jaime Herrera Beutler and Carolyn Long for the position. Read story