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Eric LaBrant reelected to Port of Vancouver seat

November 2, 2021, 9:31pm Clark County News

Eric LaBrant appeared to have won the Port of Vancouver commission race on Tuesday with 63.19 percent of the votes, a large margin over Greg Seifert, who drew 36.81 percent of the votes. Read story

Ballot inspection board member Dennis Olson wears a sticker on his badge in honor of the current election while working at the Clark County Elections Office on Tuesday morning.

McEnerny-Ogle wins Vancouver mayor’s race as voters reject body cameras, back Battle Ground levy

Ballot inspection board member Dennis Olson wears a sticker on his badge in honor of the current election while working at the Clark County Elections Office on Tuesday morning.

November 2, 2021, 8:31pm Clark County News

Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle fended off a challenge from former Republican Party chair Earl Bowerman in Tuesday's election as voters rejected a sales tax hike that would ultimately fund body cameras for sheriff's deputies and approved a replacement levy for Battle Ground schools. Read story

Six Clark County races have only one candidate who wins by default

November 2, 2021, 8:30pm Clark County News

The following races have only one candidate. Read story

Ballot inspection board members Samuel Munoz, left, and Teresa Zometa lend a hand at the Clark County Elections Office on Tuesday morning.

Clark County Elections staff tally the vote

Ballot inspection board members Samuel Munoz, left, and Teresa Zometa lend a hand at the Clark County Elections Office on Tuesday morning.

November 2, 2021, 7:23pm Clark County News

Clark County Elections Office staff have been working diligently to get incoming ballots for the Nov. 2 general election processed and counted. Read story

Drivers line up to drop off ballots at a Clark County ballot drop box in the Vancouver Mall parking lot in 2020. Voter turnout is shaping up to be low in this off-year election.

Early election turnout low as Clark County voters so far show little interest

Drivers line up to drop off ballots at a Clark County ballot drop box in the Vancouver Mall parking lot in 2020. Voter turnout is shaping up to be low in this off-year election.

November 2, 2021, 6:08am Clark County News

It’s Election Day, at last. But it seems many Clark County residents aren’t that interested in this year’s races. According to Elections Supervisor Cathie Garber, the county had received 54,309 ballots as of Monday afternoon. That’s only 16.74 percent of the more than 324,000 eligible voters. Read story

Voters to pick Washougal mayor, councilors

October 31, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

Molly Coston, the city of Washougal’s mayor, and Chris de la Rocha, a defense instructor and former professional mixed martial arts fighter, are competing for the city council’s Position 5. Read story

Traffic backs up on West 14th Street as voters drop off ballots in downtown Vancouver on Election Day.

Councils, districts and measures: This off-year election is big

Traffic backs up on West 14th Street as voters drop off ballots in downtown Vancouver on Election Day.

October 31, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

There are just a few days left to cast your ballot in the Nov. 2 general election. With 35 city council and school, fire, cemetery, port and wastewater districts with open seats, along with 10 ballot measures, this year’s ballot was especially long for an off-year election. Read story

The Washougal School District Administrative Offices are pictured Tuesday morning, April 14, 2020.

Four running for two positions on Washougal School Board

The Washougal School District Administrative Offices are pictured Tuesday morning, April 14, 2020.

October 29, 2021, 5:23pm Clark County News

Four candidates are vying for election to the District 3 and District 5 positions on the Washougal School District Board of Directors. Read story

Candidates for Clark Regional Wastewater District seek to keep rates low

October 29, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

Norman Harker, the incumbent District 2 commissioner at the Clark Regional Waste Water District, is facing political newcomer Bruce Campbell in Tuesday’s general election. Read story

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey views the first primary election result printout in the Ballot Tabulation Room of the Clark County Election Office on Tuesday night, Aug. 6, 2019.

Short list of ideas to replace Wyman as Washington secretary of state

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey views the first primary election result printout in the Ballot Tabulation Room of the Clark County Election Office on Tuesday night, Aug. 6, 2019.

October 28, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

Republicans and Democrats seem to agree that Kim Wyman, Washington state’s top elections official, won’t be easy to replace, now that she’s taking a new job working in Washington, D.C. Read story