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Despite voting reform bills, Republicans in charge of Idaho, Washington elections say overhaul not needed

April 5, 2021, 6:02am Election

Amid a wave of restrictive voting proposals that GOP state lawmakers say are aimed at combating voter fraud, Idaho and Washington’s top election officials, both Republicans, say their states’ voting… Read story

Group launches fireworks petition drive in Clark County

March 20, 2021, 2:36pm Clark County News

The grappling over fireworks restrictions in Clark County may not have reached its grand finale. A group of activists has started a petition drive. Read story

February 2021 Special Election

Results as of 8 p.m. Feb. 9

Battle Ground school District

Educational Programs and Operations replacement levy
Yes: 46.7%
No: 53.3%

Camas School District

Educational Programs and Operations levy
Yes: 53.3%
No: 46.6%
Technology, Health and Safety Capital levy
Yes: 55.9%
No: 44.0%

2021 Special Election results View

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David Gellatly is running for Vancouver City Council.

Former Clark County GOP chair Gellatly running for Vancouver council

David Gellatly is running for Vancouver City Council.

March 19, 2021, 3:49pm Clark County News

The former leader of the Clark County Republican Party is running for Vancouver City Council. Read story

Former Clark County Councilor announced he is running for the Vancouver City Council seat currently held by Laurie Lebowsky. Lebowsky has said she will not run for reelection and has endorsed Blom.

Lebowsky won’t run for Vancouver City Council, supports Blom

Former Clark County Councilor announced he is running for the Vancouver City Council seat currently held by Laurie Lebowsky. Lebowsky has said she will not run for reelection and has endorsed Blom.

March 16, 2021, 6:09pm Clark County News

Vancouver City Councilor Laurie Lebowsky will not seek re-election in November and will instead back the candidacy of a former Clark County councilor. Read story

Glen Yung, left, listens to a panel discussion with his sons at the seventh annual Juneteenth celebration hosted by the Vancouver NAACP at Clark College on June 22. Yung was one of seven people appointed to a new Task Force on Council Representation last month.

Vancouver business owner to seek city council seat

Glen Yung, left, listens to a panel discussion with his sons at the seventh annual Juneteenth celebration hosted by the Vancouver NAACP at Clark College on June 22. Yung was one of seven people appointed to a new Task Force on Council Representation last month.

March 5, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

A Vancouver business owner and neighborhood association chair is running for a Vancouver City Council seat, challenging current Mayor Pro Tem Linda Glover. Read story

State House passes bill to exempt certain election security information from public records disclosure

February 25, 2021, 1:53pm Election

OLYMPIA — A bill that would exempt certain election security information from public records disclosures passed the state House of Representatives Wednesday. Read story

Gov. Jay Inslee meets with The Columbian's Editorial Board Video
Washington 17th District Senate candidates meet with The Columbian's Editorial Board Video
Washington Insurance Commissioner meets with The Columbian's Editorial Board Video
Washington 49th District Senate candidates meet with The Columbian's Editorial Board Video
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Heidi St. John among Republicans challenging Herrera Beutler for 3rd District seat

Heidi St.

February 22, 2021, 12:42pm Clark County News

The next election is 21 months away, but three southwest Washington Republicans have already announced congressional campaigns to challenge embattled GOP incumbent Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler for the 3rd District seat. Read story

Battle Ground Mayor Adrian Cortes plans to run for re-election to council

February 10, 2021, 5:57am Clark County News

Battle Ground Mayor Adrian Cortes plans to run for re-election to his city council seat later this year. Read story

Students, staff and visitors at Liberty Middle School in Camas are asked to wear a mask, as seen on Wednesday afternoon.

Camas levies passing in election returns; Battle Ground levy failing

Students, staff and visitors at Liberty Middle School in Camas are asked to wear a mask, as seen on Wednesday afternoon.

February 9, 2021, 8:46pm Clark County News

Returns from Tuesday’s special election show both of the Camas School District’s levies are passing, while Battle Ground Public Schools’ levy is falling short of the simple majority needed for approval. Read story

Kindergartner Knightley Wells does a math assignment while educational assistant Tiffany Shimmin observes last month at Captain Strong Primary School in Battle Ground.

Battle Ground, Camas school districts seek voter approval on replacement levies

Kindergartner Knightley Wells does a math assignment while educational assistant Tiffany Shimmin observes last month at Captain Strong Primary School in Battle Ground.

February 8, 2021, 7:30pm Clark County News

Tuesday is Election Day for two Clark County school districts — Battle Ground and Camas — seeking voter approval for replacement levies that expire at the end of 2021. Read story