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Jaime Herrera Beutler is ousted from Congress for her Jan. 6 impeachment vote. Her would-be replacement embraces Trump’s election lies

August 14, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Politics

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler has cast thousands of votes on hundreds of topics over the course of her 12-year congressional career, almost always siding loyally with fellow Republicans. Read story

Perez, Kent sharpen positions in 3rd District race

August 11, 2022, 6:03am Clark County News

The top two candidates for the 3rd Congressional District are sharpening their attacks and honing their strategies for reaching voters who would have otherwise supported Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler —… Read story

Seize control of your government: Vote

American voters are a strange lot. For almost two years, we’ve argued incessantly about the 2022 midterms, in which alleged political misdeeds from 2020 will…

Herrera Beutler, Perez best for 3rd District

The race for representative from Washington’s 3rd Congressional District has been marked by much sound and fury. In a crowded field, incumbent Republican Jaime Herrera…

Waters, Niles best for 17th District, Position 1

Among a field of four candidates for representative for Position 1 from the 17th Legislative District, Republican Kevin Waters and Democrat Terri Niles stand out.…

Sheriff candidates Shook, Horch both worthy

Voters who believe in the rule of law are fortunate to have two worthy candidates on the ballot for Clark County sheriff. The Columbian’s Editorial…

Clark County Canvassing Board to examine ballots from Aug. 2 election

August 10, 2022, 6:01am Clark County News

The Clark County Canvassing Board will meet at 2 p.m. Friday to examine ballot returns from the Aug. 2 primary and special election. The board will examine ballots, determine the status of voter intent issues and challenged ballots, and perform other canvassing duties. Read story

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler has fallen behind challenger Joe Kent, also a Republican, in primary results for the 3rd District race.

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler concedes; Perez will face Kent for the 3rd District

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler has fallen behind challenger Joe Kent, also a Republican, in primary results for the 3rd District race.

August 9, 2022, 5:09pm Clark County News

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler conceded her reelection race Tuesday, making her the first incumbent to be defeated in the 3rd Congressional District since 1994. Read story

Washington Secretary of State Steve Hobbs talks to The Columbian Editorial Board on Tuesday. Hobbs is up for re-election this year. He took office in 2021 after former Secretary of State Kim Wyman resigned to take a position with the Biden administration.

Rivals in primary still battling for second spot in Washington’s secretary of state race

Washington Secretary of State Steve Hobbs talks to The Columbian Editorial Board on Tuesday. Hobbs is up for re-election this year. He took office in 2021 after former Secretary of State Kim Wyman resigned to take a position with the Biden administration.

August 9, 2022, 8:38am Election

The primary election for Washington secretary of state remained partly undecided after additional votes were counted Monday, with a shutout for Republicans looking very possible. Read story

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey views the first primary election result printout for the 2020 elections in the ballot tabulation room of the Clark County Election Office in August.

Clark County election returns slow to come in

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey views the first primary election result printout for the 2020 elections in the ballot tabulation room of the Clark County Election Office in August.

August 9, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

If you think the results from the 2022 primary election seem to be posting slower than in previous years, you’d be correct. County Auditor Greg Kimsey said there’s a good reason why. Read story

Republican 3rd District congressional candidate Joe Kent and incumbent Rep.

Kent pulls ahead of Herrera Beutler in latest batch of 3rd District results

Republican 3rd District congressional candidate Joe Kent and incumbent Rep.

August 8, 2022, 5:47pm Clark County News

Republican Joe Kent pulled ahead of incumbent Republican Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler in Monday's vote tally for the 3rd District. Read story

Republican 3rd District congressional candidate Joe Kent and incumbent Rep.

Herrera Beutler’s lead over Kent halved in latest ballot returns

Republican 3rd District congressional candidate Joe Kent and incumbent Rep.

August 4, 2022, 7:06pm Clark County News

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler’s lead over fellow Republican Joe Kent was cut in half Thursday in the latest round of ballots counted in the 3rd Congressional District race. Read story

FILE - Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., speaks at a Memorial Day observance event on May 30, 2022, in Vancouver, Wash. Primary elections are behind held in six states on Tuesday.

Washington’s ‘jungle’ primary may have saved Herrera Beutler

FILE - Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., speaks at a Memorial Day observance event on May 30, 2022, in Vancouver, Wash. Primary elections are behind held in six states on Tuesday.

August 4, 2022, 8:29am Clark County News

Three-quarters of voters, in early tallies, do not want Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler returning to Congress. Read story

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Perez secures general election spot in 3rd District; Herrera Beutler maintains lead over Kent

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August 3, 2022, 6:42pm Clark County News

As more ballots trickle in, it looks like candidates’ positions in the race to represent Washington’s 3rd Congressional District are remaining steady. Read story