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In Our View: Sproul for Vancouver school board Position 1

October 9, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

Judging from results of the primary election in August, the race for Position 1 on the Vancouver school board is likely to be close in the November general election. And it should be — challenger Kyle Sproul and incumbent Dale Rice both are strong candidates and well-qualified to shepherd the… Read story

In Our View: Medvigy for Clark County Council District 4

October 8, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

Be it an election for county council or city council or any other office, voters should look for candidates who are thoughtful, insightful and able to articulate a clear vision without clinging to ideological rigidity. With those traits in mind, The Columbian Editorial Board recommends that Republican Gary Medvigy retain… Read story

In Our View: Return Stober to Vancouver City Council

October 7, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

When considering the election for Position 5 on the Vancouver City Council, voters will find two qualified candidates who are capable of helping to shepherd the city into the future. The Columbian Editorial Board recommends a vote for incumbent Ty Stober in his race against challenger David Regan. Read story

In Our View: Fox for Vancouver City Council Position 6

October 6, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

The election for Position 6 on the Vancouver City Council is largely a choice between what the city has been and what it can be in the future. Sarah Fox has a thoughtful, robust vision of the city’s potential and has earned a recommendation from The Columbian Editorial Board. Read story

In Our View: Barrows for Vancouver school board Position 5

October 4, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

The candidates for Position 5 on the board of Vancouver Public Schools give voters two strong options. The Columbian Editorial Board recommends Tracie Barrows in a race against Chris Lewis. Read story

In Our View: Burkman for Port of Vancouver commissioner

October 3, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

For three decades, Jack Burkman has been an active and influential member of the community. Throughout that time, he has been a thoughtful, well-informed leader who not only understands the issues but is willing and able to explain them in an easily understood fashion. Read story

In Our View: Perkins for Evergreen school board Position 2

October 2, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

Position 2 on the Evergreen Public Schools board is certain to be in good hands following the November election. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends a vote for incumbent Rob Perkins in a race against impressive challenger Bethany Rivard. Read story

In Our View: Paulsen clear choice to remain on Vancouver City Council

October 1, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

When Clark County voters receive their ballots for the general election in a couple weeks, there will be no easier decision than to mark Erik Paulsen for Vancouver City Council, Position 2. Read story

In Our View: Election security should be nonpartisan issue

August 6, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

Today is Election Day in Washington, meaning ballots for the primary must be postmarked or dropped off by 8 p.m. For many local voters, this is a needed reminder; the 2017 primary had 19.9 percent turnout in Clark County, one of the lowest rates in the state. Read story

In Our View: Time to examine candidates, issues for primary

July 19, 2019, 6:03am Editorials

Ballots for the Aug. 6 primary election are scheduled to be mailed out today. Judging from experience, that means a vast majority of voters in Clark County will leave the envelope sitting on the counter for a couple weeks before tossing it in the recycling bin. Read story