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Biden wins statewide vote in Washington state

March 16, 2020, 8:03pm Election

Former Vice President Joe Biden won the statewide vote in Washington’s vote-by-mail Democratic presidential primary, maintaining the narrow lead he’s held over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders since last week as… Read story

Biden to press contrast with Trump in coronavirus address

March 12, 2020, 9:40am Election

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Thursday called for a sweeping national response to the coronavirus outbreak, chiding President Donald Trump for a response he said was woefully insufficient and… 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

Fire District 6 to put levy lid lift on August primary ballot

March 26, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

Clark County Fire District 6’s Board of Fire Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution asking voters to consider a fire levy lid lift as part of the Aug. 4 primary election. Read story

Today’s canvassing board meeting postponed

March 20, 2020, 11:07am Clark County News

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey said this morning that today’s Canvassing Board meeting will be postponed by two hours. The board will now meet at 5 p.m. at the auditor’s office, 1408 Franklin St. The board is expected to review and certify the results of the presidential primary election today. Read story

Wyman asks Inslee to cancel April special elections

March 18, 2020, 4:48pm Election

OLYMPIA — Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman has asked Gov. Jay Inslee to use his emergency authority to cancel the April 28 special elections in response to the coronavirus. Read story

With 3 more victories, Biden pulls further away from Sanders

March 18, 2020, 9:51am Election

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden swept to victory in Florida, Illinois and Arizona on Tuesday, increasingly pulling away with a Democratic presidential primary upended by the coronavirus and building pressure on Bernie Sanders to abandon his campaign. Read story

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Joe Biden takes lead over Bernie Sanders in Washington

March 11, 2020, 5:28pm Clark County Politics

OLYMPIA — Former Vice President Joe Biden took the lead over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in Washington after additional results in the vote-by-mail state posted Wednesday afternoon. Read story

Bernie Sanders says he’s moving ahead with his Dem campaign

March 11, 2020, 10:35am Election

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Bernie Sanders is vowing to press ahead with his presidential campaign at least long enough to debate Joe Biden this weekend, even while acknowledging his deficit in the Democratic race may be insurmountable. Read story

Presidential primary in Washington too close to call

March 10, 2020, 8:55pm Election

SEATTLE — Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders were in a dead heat on election night in Washington’s presidential primary, while Biden’s resurgent campaign looked poised to capture most of the six primaries held across the country Tuesday. Read story

Biden wins hard-fought Michigan, deals major blow to Sanders

March 10, 2020, 7:53pm Election

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden decisively won Michigan’s Democratic primary on Tuesday, seizing a key battleground state that helped propel Bernie Sanders’ insurgent candidacy four years ago. The former vice president’s victory there, as well as in Missouri and Mississippi, dealt a serious blow to Sanders and substantially widened Biden’s path to the nomination. Read story