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Trump threatens to move RNC without assurances from governor

May 25, 2020, 8:10am Election

President Donald Trump threatened Monday to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina if the state's Democratic governor doesn't immediately sign off on allowing a full-capacity gathering in… Read story

Blom, no longer in GOP, files to run for re-election to Clark County Council

May 15, 2020, 6:26pm Clark County News

An incumbent Clark County councilor filed to run for re-election on Friday, with one major change — he’s dropped his Republican affiliation, instead deciding to run without a party preference. Read story

Washington Presidential Primary

Clark County ballot totals as of 5:08 p.m. March 11. Voter turnout is at 41.27%. 


Michael Bennett: 0.16%
Joseph R. Biden: 37.78%
Michael Bloomberg: 10.21%
Cory Booker: 0.08%
Pete Buttigieg: 5.35%
John Delaney: 0.04%
Tulsi Gabbard: 1.00%
Amy Klobuchar: 2.21%
Deval Patrick: 0.04%
Bernie Sanders: 33.65%
Tom Steyer : 0.31%
Elizabeth Warren: 8.21%
Andrew Yang: 0.43%
Uncommitted delegates: 0.39%
Write-in: 0.13%


Donald J. Trump: 98.46%
Write-in: 1.54%

2020 Presidential primary Clark County results View

Election 2020: Error sends Clark County filing numbers on roller-coaster ride

May 13, 2020, 6:30pm Clark County News

Day three of filing week at the Clark County Elections Office included an oddity: The number of candidates listed as having filed for public office, a figure that would usually grow throughout the week, dropped by half. Read story

Martin Hash files to run as independent for 3rd Congressional District

May 12, 2020, 6:05pm Clark County News

A third-party candidate is running for Congress in Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. Read story

Candidates urged to navigate filing week safely online

May 10, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Campaign signs may have started cropping up months ago, and fundraising events even earlier than that. But the 2020 election will formally kick off in earnest Monday, when candidates can start filing to appear on the Aug. 6 primary election ballot. Read story

Coronavirus complicates candidates’ campaign efforts in Clark County

April 16, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

When Carolyn Long launched a bid for Congress in 2018, her message revolved largely around showing up. 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

Sanders endorses former rival Biden for president

April 13, 2020, 12:30pm Election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders endorsed his former rival Joe Biden for president on Monday in a joint online appearance. Read story

Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

April 8, 2020, 8:59am Election

WASHINGTON  — Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party’s establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, an acknowledgment that the former vice president is too far ahead for him to have any reasonable hope of catching up. Read story

Cleveland seeking reelection to state Senate

April 3, 2020, 4:23pm Clark County News

Sen. Annette Cleveland, the Democrat from Vancouver, is again running to represent Washington’s 49th Legislative District in Olympia. Read story

How will we vote? Outbreak revives debate on mail-in ballots

March 31, 2020, 4:32pm Election

OLYMPIA — As the coronavirus pandemic knocks primary election after primary election off schedule, Democrats argue the outbreak shows the country needs to move toward one of their longtime goals — widespread voting by mail — to protect the November election. Read story