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Ridgefield, other Clark County communities to vote on school funding Feb. 8

January 21, 2022, 6:47pm Clark County News

Parents and community members lined street corners and roundabouts in Ridgefield on Friday to raise awareness for a bond measure on February’s special election ballot. Read story

Reconvened committee picks Clark County Council district map for public hearing

January 21, 2022, 10:31am Clark County News

Clark County residents could have a new voting district map within the next few weeks. After months of wrangling by the county redistricting committee and Clark County Council, a public… Read story

2022 Special Election

Election Day is Feb. 8

Deadline to register or update existing registration online: Jan. 31

Deadline to register or update existing registration in person: Feb. 8

Ballots mailed: Jan. 21

Election Day: Feb. 8

Deadline to return a ballot through the mail: Postmarked by Feb. 8

Deadline to return a ballot at a drop box: Deposited by 8 p.m. Feb. 8

Preliminary results released: By 8:30 p.m. Feb. 8

Election certification: Feb. 18


More information: Clark County Elections

Sample Ballot, Feb. 8 special election View

Sample Ballot, Feb. 8 special election PDF thumbnail
Fire crews return to Vancouver Fire Station 2 after responding to a call.

Ballots on way for special election to benefit Vancouver Fire Department

Fire crews return to Vancouver Fire Station 2 after responding to a call.

January 21, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

Registered voters living in Vancouver city limits will consider a property tax increase on the Feb. 8 Special Election ballot that would contribute about $15 million a year to the Vancouver Fire Department. Read story

The Clark County Council met Tuesday morning to discuss redistricting maps.

Clark County redistricting process sent back to committee in 3-2 vote by council

The Clark County Council met Tuesday morning to discuss redistricting maps.

January 18, 2022, 1:59pm Clark County News

The Clark County Council voted Tuesday to send the contentious process of determining council district boundaries back to the committee that previously failed to reach a decision on the issue. Read story

Ballots out next week in Feb. 8 special election

January 15, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

The Clark County Elections office will begin mailing ballots for the Feb. 8 Special Election on Jan. 21. Ballots will be mailed to all registered voters living in Vancouver city limits or within Evergreen, Green Mountain, Hockinson, La Center, Mount Pleasant or Ridgefield school district boundaries. Read story

Eileen Quiring O'Brien (The Columbian files)

Eileen Quiring O’Brien hangs on to Clark County Council chair role

Eileen Quiring O'Brien (The Columbian files)

January 4, 2022, 12:23pm Clark County News

The votes are in and Clark County Councilor Eileen Quiring O’Brien will serve another year as chair, with fellow Councilor Karen Bowerman serving as vice chair. Quiring O’Brien held on to her role as council chair with a 3-2 vote. Read story

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Don Steinke, a prominent local climate activist, is running for the Clark Public Utilities board.

Don Steinke, noted Clark County environmentalist, runs for utility commissioner

Don Steinke, a prominent local climate activist, is running for the Clark Public Utilities board.

December 31, 2021, 3:22pm Clark County News

Don Steinke, a local environmental activist, announced his candidacy this week for the second commissioner position at Clark Public Utilities. Read story

Ridgefield Administrative and Civic Center is home to the Ridgefield School District central office.

Ridgefield replacement bond on February ballot

Ridgefield Administrative and Civic Center is home to the Ridgefield School District central office.

December 11, 2021, 5:55am Clark County News

The Ridgefield school board on Thursday unanimously approved a replacement bond to be placed on the February 2022 special election ballot. Read story

The Clark County Public Service Center.

Additional changes to Clark County charter up to voters

The Clark County Public Service Center.

December 11, 2021, 5:50am Clark County News

Last month, voters approved six of the seven charter amendments placed on the general election ballot by the county’s Charter Review Commission. Riding high on that success, the commission now will send another six amendments to voters on the November 2022 ballot. Read story

‘Against’ statements sought for Clark County voters’ guide

December 11, 2021, 5:50am Clark County News

Each election, the Clark County Auditor’s Office provides an online and printed voters’ guide with information about candidates and ballot measures. Read story