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Rep.-elect Marie Glusenkamp Perez, D-Wash., joins new members of the House of Representatives on the steps of the Capitol for a group photo Nov. 15, in Washington. (J.

Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, not Dems, credited with 3rd District victory

Rep.-elect Marie Glusenkamp Perez, D-Wash., joins new members of the House of Representatives on the steps of the Capitol for a group photo Nov. 15, in Washington. (J.

November 22, 2022, 4:57pm Clark County News

Turnout gaps. Extremist positions. Mass appeals to moderate voters. Read story

Washington State Capitol complex in Olympia.

Republicans hit blue wall in Washington: Meet your new state Legislature

Washington State Capitol complex in Olympia.

November 21, 2022, 10:25am Clark County Politics

Republicans hit a blue wall in the Washington state Legislature election this month, repulsed by Democrats who continue to build power in Olympia. Read story

Rep.-elect Marie Glusenkamp Perez, D-Skamania, joins new members of the House of Representatives on the steps of the Capitol for a group photo Nov. 15 in Washington. (J.

How did Perez pull off upset of year in S.W. Washington?

Rep.-elect Marie Glusenkamp Perez, D-Skamania, joins new members of the House of Representatives on the steps of the Capitol for a group photo Nov. 15 in Washington. (J.

November 21, 2022, 6:59am Clark County Politics

There is an old adage in Washington politics: Add up the votes that Democrats get in the primary election, add up the votes that Republicans get in the primary, and you’ve got a pretty good sense of what will happen in the general election. Read story

An American flag and the words "I voted" are pictured on ballot stubs on Election Day at the Pierce County Election Center in Tacoma, Wash. on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.

Washington sees higher voter turnout but a drop east of the Cascades

An American flag and the words "I voted" are pictured on ballot stubs on Election Day at the Pierce County Election Center in Tacoma, Wash. on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.

November 21, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Politics

A lot of factors go into election victories – from a candidate’s story to the money spent to promote a vision. But in the end, election results come down to the math of turnout: who voted and who didn’t. Read story

FILE - Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., speaks during the House Committee on Appropriations subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies hearing. Murray faces Republican Tiffany Smiley in the November election.

Sen. Patty Murray to be first woman to serve as Senate president pro tempore, third in line to presidency

FILE - Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., speaks during the House Committee on Appropriations subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies hearing. Murray faces Republican Tiffany Smiley in the November election.

November 18, 2022, 7:34am Clark County News

After winning a sixth term in office, Sen. Patty Murray is set to become the first woman to serve as Senate president pro tempore, a role that would put her third in line to the presidency, her office announced Wednesday. Read story

Rep.-elect Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Wash., joins new members of the House of Representatives on the steps of the Capitol for a group photo, in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/J.

Perez maintains narrow lead over Kent

Rep.-elect Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Wash., joins new members of the House of Representatives on the steps of the Capitol for a group photo, in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/J.

November 16, 2022, 6:22pm Clark County News

Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez maintained her narrow lead over Republican Joe Kent in the race to represent Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. Read story

Rep.-elect Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Wash., joins new members of the House of Representatives on the steps of the Capitol for a group photo, in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/J.

Perez widens lead in 3rd Congressional District election

Rep.-elect Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Wash., joins new members of the House of Representatives on the steps of the Capitol for a group photo, in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/J.

November 15, 2022, 7:47pm Clark County News

Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez widened her lead over Republican Joe Kent in the race to succeed Jaime Herrera Beutler representing Southwest Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. Read story

FILE - Andrea Salinas, A Democratic candidate in Oregon's 6th congressional district, poses for a photo in Portland, Ore. on March 24, 2022.

Democrat Andrea Salinas wins U.S. House seat in Oregon’s 6th

FILE - Andrea Salinas, A Democratic candidate in Oregon's 6th congressional district, poses for a photo in Portland, Ore. on March 24, 2022.

November 15, 2022, 12:02pm Election

Democrat Andrea Salinas has won the U.S. House seat in Oregon’s newly created 6th District. Read story

Clark County elections worker Greg Talbert loads ballots into a ballot bag Nov. 8 at Fisher's Landing Transit Center.

Joe Kent sees ballot curing as remedy for lost seat

Clark County elections worker Greg Talbert loads ballots into a ballot bag Nov. 8 at Fisher's Landing Transit Center.

November 15, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

A little-known part of the elections process — ballot curing — landed in the spotlight this weekend after 3rd Congressional District candidate Joe Kent urged his supporters not to lose hope that he could still beat Democratic candidate Marie Gluesenkamp Perez. Read story

On Sunday, Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez landed in Washington, D.C., to attend new member orientation and meet her future House colleagues. "It's pretty wild and surreal," she told The Columbian, noting the quick turnaround following her win on Saturday.

3rd Congressional District winner Perez hits ground running in other Washington

On Sunday, Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez landed in Washington, D.C., to attend new member orientation and meet her future House colleagues. "It's pretty wild and surreal," she told The Columbian, noting the quick turnaround following her win on Saturday.

November 14, 2022, 6:34pm Clark County News

Within a day of flipping Washington’s 3rd Congressional District, Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez was on a plane to Washington, D.C., for the first time since ninth grade. Read story