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Filing week ends in Clark County with 523 candidates vying for 383 offices

May 20, 2022, 6:33pm Clark County News

Friday’s final day of filing week saw a handful of candidates joining the 2022 election season and one candidate withdraw. Read story

Democrat Hennrich withdraws from 3rd Congressional District race

May 20, 2022, 5:01pm Clark County News

Brent Hennrich of Vancouver, a Democrat competing to replace U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler in Congress, announced Friday that he will withdraw from the race and endorse fellow Democrat Marie… Read story

August 2022 Primary & Special Election

Election Day is Aug. 2 Initial results will be available about 8:30 p.m.  

Military & overseas ballots mailed: June 17

Ballots mailed: July 15

Deadline to register or update existing registration online: July 25

Deadline to register or update registration in person: Aug. 2

Election Day: Aug. 2

Deadline to return a ballot through the mail: Postmarked by Aug. 2

Deadline to return a ballot through a drop box: 8 p.m. Aug. 2

Preliminary results: 8:30 p.m. Aug. 2

Election certification: Aug. 16


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Salinas, Erickson, win primaries in new Oregon 6th District

May 20, 2022, 1:50pm Election

State Rep. Andrea Salinas has won the Democratic primary in Oregon's new 6th U.S. House district. Read story

An election worker at the Clackamas County Elections office shows barcodes on ballots that is bad, top, and good on Thursday, May 19, 2022, Oregon City, Ore. Ballots with blurry barcodes that can't be read by vote-counting machines will delay election results by weeks in a key U.S. House race in Oregon's primary.

Lawmaker calls for investigation of Oregon ballot fiasco

An election worker at the Clackamas County Elections office shows barcodes on ballots that is bad, top, and good on Thursday, May 19, 2022, Oregon City, Ore. Ballots with blurry barcodes that can't be read by vote-counting machines will delay election results by weeks in a key U.S. House race in Oregon's primary.

May 20, 2022, 11:55am Election

A Democratic state lawmaker in Oregon is calling for a formal investigation into a ballot-printing fiasco that will delay results from Tuesday’s primary by weeks in the state’s third-largest county, with a key U.S. House race hanging in the balance. Read story

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Nearly dozen more candidates file for offices including Clark County Sheriff, 3rd District

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May 19, 2022, 6:45pm Clark County News

Nearly a dozen more candidates made their campaigns official Thursday by filing for office, bringing the total to 393 candidates filing for 310 offices as of 5 p.m. Read story

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Filing week in Clark County sees 294 candidates vying for 242 slots, so far

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May 18, 2022, 8:08pm Clark County News

As day three of filing week came to a close, several more candidates filed for state and county offices on the August primary and November general election ballots. Read story

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Editorial Board meeting with Vancouver City Council, Position 3, candidates Video
A voter drops off a ballot at a box in Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, May, 17, 2022. The state is holding its primary elections.

Ballot counting issues delay results in OR House primary

A voter drops off a ballot at a box in Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, May, 17, 2022. The state is holding its primary elections.

May 18, 2022, 7:20am Election

Issues with counting ballots in Oregon’s third-largest county could delay for days a definitive result in a key U.S. House primary where Democratic Rep. Kurt Schrader was facing a strong challenge from a progressive candidate. Read story

Clark County Fire District 10 to seek tax levy lift in August

May 18, 2022, 5:42am Clark County News

Clark County Fire District 10 will ask voters to increase its levy in the Aug. 2 primary election to boost staffing at the department. Read story

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More candidates file for 3rd District, Clark County sheriff, legislative races

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May 17, 2022, 5:34pm Clark County News

Day 2 of filing week for the August primary and November general election saw several more candidates entering races. Read story

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Joe Kent, Don Benton among candidates kicking off filing week in Clark County

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May 16, 2022, 11:09am Clark County News

Filing week for the August primary and November general election began Monday, as candidates stepped forward to seek county and state offices. Read story