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Election

Mike Bloomberg opens Vancouver campaign office

February 24, 2020, 3:59pm Clark County News

If timing is everything in politics, Michael Bloomberg’s campaign could not have picked a worse date to open its Vancouver office. Read story

Will Washington be a player in the presidential nominating process?

February 20, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Washington Democrats historically have used caucuses for the presidential nominating process. Read story

2020 Presidential Primary

Election Day is March 10

Deadline to register or update existing registration online: March 2

Deadline to register or update existing registration in person: March 10

Ballots mailed: Feb. 21

Deadline to return a ballot through the mail: Postmarked by March 10

Deadline to return a ballot through a drop box: 8 p.m. March 10

Primary results released: About 8:30 p.m. March 10

Election certification: March 20

More information: Clark County Elections 

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Ridgefield bond still behind in returns

February 12, 2020, 6:16pm Clark County News

A bond measure that would generate $107 million for school construction in the Ridgefield School District continued to trail in updated special election returns released Wednesday. Read story

Vancouver, Washougal school levies passing

February 11, 2020, 10:15pm Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools declared a confident victory in its school levy campaign Tuesday night, though districts elsewhere in the region saw mixed results. Read story

Ridgefield bond failing in first returns

February 11, 2020, 9:30pm Clark County News

It could be strike two for the Ridgefield School District, as the north Clark County school district’s second run at a facilities bond was failing by a narrow margin Tuesday night. Read story

Battle Ground, Fire District 3 annexation on track

February 11, 2020, 9:17pm Clark County News

Resolutions to annex Battle Ground into Clark County Fire District 3 were passing easily Tuesday night. Read story

Editorial Board meeting with Vancouver City Council candidates Video
The Columbian's Editorial Board meets with County Council candidate Video
Candidate Gary Medvigy meets with The Columbian's Editorial Board Video
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler editorial board meeting Video

Battle Ground, FD 3 annexation winning; school measures mixed

February 11, 2020, 8:15pm Election

A proposal to annex the city of Battle Ground to Clark County Fire District 3 was leading by an overwhelming amount in Tuesday's special election. School levies were passing in Vancouver Public Schools and in the Washougal School District, but a levy was failing in Woodland. A bond measure in the Ridgefield School District was falling short of a required supermajority. Read story

Voter turnout low in Clark County heading into Election Day Feb. 11

February 9, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

Clark County voter turnout is predictably low heading into the weekend, with 23.8 percent of eligible voters thus far casting ballots. Read story

Khalil drops out of 3rd District congressional race

February 3, 2020, 11:38am Clark County News

Peter Khalil, a Vancouver resident who sought the Democratic nomination for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District, has dropped out of the 2020 election. Read story

3rd District candidates report fourth-quarter fundraising

February 2, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Two candidates who will likely face off in the general election for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District in November raised nearly identical sums in the fourth quarter of 2019. Read story