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Clark County residents can submit questions for 3rd District debate

September 16, 2020, 5:58am Clark County News

What do you want to know from your congressional candidates? Read story

Everything you need to know for election

September 13, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Politics

Whether you’re new to Washington or just making sure you are fully prepared to vote in the Nov. 3 general election, here’s what you need to know about voting (plus… Read story

2020 Election

Election Day is Nov. 3. Initial voting tallies for Clark County will be available about 8:30 p.m.

Military/overseas ballots mailed: Sept. 18

Deadline to update existing registration online: Oct. 26

Deadline to update existing registration in person: Nov. 3

Ballots mailed: Oct. 16

Election Day: Nov. 3

Deadline to return a ballot through the mail: Postmarked by Nov. 3

Deadline to return a ballot through a dropbox: 8 p.m. Nov. 3

Election Certification: Nov. 24

More information: Clark County Elections Office

2020 primary results, Aug. 6 View

Inslee and Culp agree to televised gubernatorial debate Oct. 7

September 16, 2020, 10:13am Election

SEATTLE — After some disagreement over terms, Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee and his Republican challenger Loren Culp have agreed to a televised debate on Oct. 7. Read story

Joel Mattila, a delegate from Clark County, poses in front of the White House on the closing night of the Republican National Convention in Washington, D.C.

Clark County Republican has unconventional convention experience

Joel Mattila, a delegate from Clark County, poses in front of the White House on the closing night of the Republican National Convention in Washington, D.C.

September 13, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

A Clark County resident was one of the few people who attended the Republican National Convention last month, a usually arena-sized event that was scaled down to just a couple of hundred delegates this year due to COVID-19. Read story

Carolyn Long has detailed plan for recovery

September 4, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Congressional candidate Carolyn Long published a plan this week to steer the country through COVID-19 recovery, hoping to convince voters in Washington’s 3rd Congressional District that she’s the better choice to lead the region out of the pandemic. Read story

Park Llafet (The Columbian files)

Republican Llafet looks to shake up Vancouver’s 49th District

Park Llafet (The Columbian files)

August 31, 2020, 5:46pm Clark County News

Park Llafet is running for the state House of Representatives as a Republican in the only liberal district in Clark County. Read story

49th District, Position 2, Editorial Board meeting Video
Clark County Council, Position 3, Editorial Board meeting Video
18th Legislative District, Senate race, Editorial Board meeting Video
3rd District congressional candidates meet with The Columbian's Editorial Board Video
A voter drops off a ballot at the box on West 14th Street in downtown Vancouver.

Security and ballot drop boxes: How it works in Washington

A voter drops off a ballot at the box on West 14th Street in downtown Vancouver.

August 30, 2020, 6:01am Election

Washington’s sturdy, tank-like ballot drop boxes are a source of pride for state and local election officials. So when President Donald Trump suggested Monday that those ballot boxes were less than secure, the response was sharp. Read story

Vancouver resident Erik Hess swings by the ballot drop-off box on West 14th Street on Nov. 5, 2019.

8 more ballot boxes installed in Clark County

Vancouver resident Erik Hess swings by the ballot drop-off box on West 14th Street on Nov. 5, 2019.

August 28, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Eight more ballot boxes have been installed around Clark County ahead of the Nov. 3 election, bringing the county’s total ballot drop sites up to 20. Read story

Election workers use protective gloves to handle ballots at the Clark County Elections Office while processing the Aug. 4 primary election.

Washington secretary of state issues new postage rule for ballots

Election workers use protective gloves to handle ballots at the Clark County Elections Office while processing the Aug. 4 primary election.

August 26, 2020, 1:24pm Election

OLYMPIA -- Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman has issued an emergency rule change that requires county officials to use first-class mail at least 15 days before Election Day when sending ballots to voters in October. Read story

Attendees gather at a meet-and-greet event for Republican candidates at the former Clark County Square Dance Center in Brush Prairie Tuesday, Aug. 25. Around 100 people attended.

Republican candidates converge at Vancouver meet-and-greet

Attendees gather at a meet-and-greet event for Republican candidates at the former Clark County Square Dance Center in Brush Prairie Tuesday, Aug. 25. Around 100 people attended.

August 26, 2020, 10:43am Clark County News

Around 100 people gathered Tuesday evening at the former Clark County Square Dance Center in Brush Prairie for an event that included meet-and-greets with Republican candidates and a hot dog dinner. Read story