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From left: Kim Wyman, Washington's Republican incumbent secretary of state; state Rep. Gael Tarleton, D-Seattle, who is challenging Wyman; state Treasurer Duane Davidson, a Republican; and state Rep. Mike Pellicciotti, D-Federal Way, who is challenging Davidson. (Photos provided by the candidates' campaigns.

Washington Republicans fight to keep last two statewide offices

From left: Kim Wyman, Washington's Republican incumbent secretary of state; state Rep. Gael Tarleton, D-Seattle, who is challenging Wyman; state Treasurer Duane Davidson, a Republican; and state Rep. Mike Pellicciotti, D-Federal Way, who is challenging Davidson. (Photos provided by the candidates' campaigns.

November 2, 2020, 6:00am Editor's Choice

Among West Coast states, Washington is tied with Alaska for having the most Republicans in statewide office. Read story

Peter Abbarno, left, and Timothy Zahn

Zahn, Abbarno vie for 20th District state House seat

Peter Abbarno, left, and Timothy Zahn

November 1, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

LONGVIEW — The two candidates for the 20th District state House of Representatives seat are taking different approaches to campaigning during the COVID-19 pandemic and how to balance the budget. Read story

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, left, and Democratic challenger Carolyn Long face off for the second time for the 3rd District congressional seat.

Herrera Beutler, Long weigh in on key issues in the 3rd District

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, left, and Democratic challenger Carolyn Long face off for the second time for the 3rd District congressional seat.

November 1, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Two days before Election Day, five-term Republican U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler and Democratic challenger Carolyn Long are on the offensive. More than $1 million in outside spending poured into the race in October, manifesting as attack ads and mailers. Read story

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Money pours in for Southwest Washington legislative races

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November 1, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

As Election Day looms, candidates in the running to represent Clark County’s legislative districts in Olympia are nearing the finish line in a robust cycle for campaign fundraising. Read story

Vancouver resident Larry Hellstrom displays his ballot before dropping it off Thursday afternoon in downtown Vancouver.

Clark County ballot returns top 60 percent

Vancouver resident Larry Hellstrom displays his ballot before dropping it off Thursday afternoon in downtown Vancouver.

October 30, 2020, 10:47am Clark County News

Clark County’s ballot returns continue to climb as voters head into the final weekend before the Nov. 3 election, hitting 61.61 percent as of Friday morning. Read story

Alzheimer’s Association to host virtual town hall for 3rd District

October 30, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

The Alzheimer’s Association will host a virtual town hall for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District from 3 to 4 p.m. Nov. 12. Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler will attend the virtual town hall. Read story

Ridgefield resident Anthony Bilic wears a protective mask as he gets his vote in early at a downtown Vancouver ballot drop box Thursday afternoon. Bilic was among a steady stream of voters who came out on Thursday in advance of next week's election.

Clark County, Washington elections officials: Voting process secure

Ridgefield resident Anthony Bilic wears a protective mask as he gets his vote in early at a downtown Vancouver ballot drop box Thursday afternoon. Bilic was among a steady stream of voters who came out on Thursday in advance of next week's election.

October 30, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

For those concerned about the vote-by-mail process ahead of the Nov. 3 general election, Clark County and Washington state elections officials have a response: We’ve been here several times before. Read story

The Clark County Law Enforcement Center in Vancouver is seen in September 2019.

Ballot box installed at Clark County Jail

The Clark County Law Enforcement Center in Vancouver is seen in September 2019.

October 29, 2020, 6:59pm Clark County News

A ballot box has been installed at the Clark County Jail to allow eligible inmates to vote in the upcoming election, but advocates say more needs to be done to ensure the jail’s inmate population is aware of its rights. Read story

Ed Orcutt, left, and Will Rollet

Orcutt faces challenger Rollet for 20th House seat

Ed Orcutt, left, and Will Rollet

October 29, 2020, 4:03pm Clark County News

LONGVIEW — Incumbent Ed Orcutt is facing Will Rollet in the race for the 20th Legislative District House seat that Orcutt has held for nearly two decades. Orcutt points to his history of running constituent-inspired bills, while Rollet’s website bills him as a voice for the working class. Read story

Elections workers John Waterbury, left, and Les Stark set up a safety cone before collecting ballots from an official drop box near the Clark County Elections Office on Saturday morning, October 17, 2020.

Voter turnout continues to surge in Clark County

Elections workers John Waterbury, left, and Les Stark set up a safety cone before collecting ballots from an official drop box near the Clark County Elections Office on Saturday morning, October 17, 2020.

October 29, 2020, 11:31am Clark County News

Voter turnout has reached nearly 58 percent in Clark County, continuing a steady climb ahead of the Nov. 3 general election. Read story