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Voting for Evergreen school board vacancies now open

October 16, 2021, 3:51pm Clark County News

Voting for two spots on the Evergreen Public Schools Board of Directors opened Friday. Read story

Vancouver Public Schools board incumbents face challengers

October 16, 2021, 2:28pm Clark County News

Two incumbents on the Vancouver Public Schools’ Board of Directors are facing reelection this fall. General election ballots were mailed Friday. Read story

In Our View: Reelect Gronwoldt to Evergreen school board

Because of her experience and the success of Evergreen Public Schools, Ginny Gronwoldt warrants reelection to Position 5 on the district’s school board. The Columbian’s…

In Our View: Wendy Smith for Vancouver school board

During a tumultuous time for Vancouver Public Schools, Wendy Smith has helped provide stability. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends Smith for reelection to Position 3…

In Our View: Reelect Eric LaBrant as port commissioner

Because of his experience, his broad vision for the Port of Vancouver and the port’s unprecedented success, Eric LaBrant has earned another term as port…

In Our View: Taking stand on proposed changes to charter

The Clark County charter, passed by voters in 2014, has helped create a system of government that better fits our needs. But it is imperfect.

2021 General Election

Election Day is Nov. 2

Key dates: 

Military and overseas ballots mailed: Sept. 17

Deadline to register or update registration online: Oct. 25

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

Ballots mailed: Oct. 15

Election Day: Nov. 2

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

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

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

Election certification: Nov. 23


More information: Clark County Elections page

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La Center City Hall (The Columbian files)

3 incumbents, 3 challengers vie for La Center City Council

La Center City Hall (The Columbian files)

October 16, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

In La Center, voters will choose between three incumbents and three challengers for seats on the city council. Whether the city should continue to operate its own police force or contract with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office for services is a top issue. Read story

Eric LaBrant and Greg Seifert are running for Port of Vancouver commissioner.

Vancouver port candidates differ on oil terminal proposalvideo icon

Eric LaBrant and Greg Seifert are running for Port of Vancouver commissioner.

October 15, 2021, 6:05am Business

Greg Seifert and incumbent Eric LaBrant are both running for the Port of Vancouver Commission District 2’s six-year term at a time when the port is seeing record revenue and Terminal 1 is under development, but also when climate change and Vancouver Lake’s degradation have become more pressing issues. Read story

An aerial photo shows the Steigerwald Commerce Center, an industrial park owned by the Port of Camas-Washougal, east of downtown Washougal. The area has been designated as an Opportunity Zone, creating a new investment tool for developers interested in moving into the area’s remaining vacant lots.

Camas businessman takes on incumbent in Port of Camas-Washougal race

An aerial photo shows the Steigerwald Commerce Center, an industrial park owned by the Port of Camas-Washougal, east of downtown Washougal. The area has been designated as an Opportunity Zone, creating a new investment tool for developers interested in moving into the area’s remaining vacant lots.

October 13, 2021, 5:05pm Business

CAMAS — A former Port of Camas-Washougal employee is challenging the incumbent port commission president for the No. 3 position on the Port of Camas-Washougal’s Board of Commissioners. Read story

Clark County Fire District 6 joined fire agencies across the country Oct. 1 in lighting up the sky with red strobe lights to honor fallen firefighters, as part of the annual "Light the Night" campaign.

Four Clark County fire districts see contested races for commissioners

Clark County Fire District 6 joined fire agencies across the country Oct. 1 in lighting up the sky with red strobe lights to honor fallen firefighters, as part of the annual "Light the Night" campaign.

October 13, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

The direction of county fire agencies is on the Nov. 2 General Election ballot with contested races for commissioner seats for Clark County Fire Districts 3, 5 and 6 and Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue. Read story

Vancouver mayoral candidates meet with The Columbian's Editorial Board Video
Editorial Board meeting with Vancouver City Council Position 1 candidates Video
Editorial Board meeting with Vancouver City Council Position 2 candidates Video
Editorial Board meeting with Vancouver City Council, Position 3, candidates Video
Yacolt Town Hall is the seat of government for Clark County's smallest incorporated community.

Two seek election to Position 3 council seat in Yacolt

Yacolt Town Hall is the seat of government for Clark County's smallest incorporated community.

October 13, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

Yacolt voters will choose between incumbent Joshua Beck and Ronald Homola for Position 3 on the town council. Michelle Dawson is unopposed for another seat. Read story

Camas City Council candidates Martin Elzingre, left, and Tim Hein.

Camas to pick Hein or Elzingre for council seat

Camas City Council candidates Martin Elzingre, left, and Tim Hein.

October 13, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

CAMAS — The decision by Steve Hogan to run for Camas mayor has provided an opportunity for Tim Hein and Martin Elzingre to run for his Ward 2, Position 2 seat on the Camas City Council. Read story

Leslie Lewallen, left, and Jennifer McDaniel are running for Camas City Council.

Two vie for Camas City Council seat

Leslie Lewallen, left, and Jennifer McDaniel are running for Camas City Council.

October 12, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

CAMAS — Leslie Lewallen and Jennifer McDaniel are running for Ellen Burton’s Ward 3, Position 2 seat on the Camas City Council after Burton, the city’s temporary mayor, announced she would not be running for reelection. Read story

Hockinson MIddle School (Courtesy of Hockinson School District)

Hockinson School Board sees contested race for Dist. 1 seat

Hockinson MIddle School (Courtesy of Hockinson School District)

October 11, 2021, 6:18pm Clark County News

Two longtime Hockinson residents who take pride in the local schools are running for the only contested seat on the school board this year. Incumbent Patrick Carter is running unopposed for the seat to which he was appointed in November 2020. Read story