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Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks at a caucus night party in Des Moines, Iowa, Monday, Jan.

Donald Trump will be on Clark County’s GOP primary ballot, but his votes may not count

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks at a caucus night party in Des Moines, Iowa, Monday, Jan.

January 16, 2024, 1:58pm Clark County News

Clark County voters will see Donald Trump’s name on the March 12 GOP presidential primary ballot regardless of the outcome of any legal challenges to the former president’s eligibility. Read story

Ballots are processed at the King County Elections headquarters in Renton for Washington state&Ccedil;&fnof;&Ugrave;s primary election on March 10, 2020. Though gloves have always been optional for elections workers, it has become mandatory to prevent COVID-19.

For second time, Washington House backs tougher penalties for threatening election workers

Ballots are processed at the King County Elections headquarters in Renton for Washington state&Ccedil;&fnof;&Ugrave;s primary election on March 10, 2020. Though gloves have always been optional for elections workers, it has become mandatory to prevent COVID-19.

January 12, 2024, 3:05pm Election

Washington lawmakers renewed their push Thursday to increase criminal penalties for harassment of election workers. Read story

Washington state voters will be electing a new governor in 2024.

Washington governor’s race will be a close one, poll finds

Washington state voters will be electing a new governor in 2024.

January 12, 2024, 6:02am Election

The 2024 election is nearly a year away, but some Washington voters have already made up their minds about who they will — or will not — vote for in the governor’s race. Read story

The Clark County Elections Office is one of many places you can place your ballot in a ballot box. Or, drop it in the U.S. Mail; the postage is prepaid.

Author of rejected ‘election confidence’ Clark County ballot initiative files court order, asks judge to step in

The Clark County Elections Office is one of many places you can place your ballot in a ballot box. Or, drop it in the U.S. Mail; the postage is prepaid.

January 9, 2024, 7:34pm Clark County News

A proposed ballot initiative organizers say is aimed at “restoring election confidence” has been rejected by the Clark County Prosecutor’s Office. Now the initiative’s author, Rob Anderson, is asking a judge to step in to move the initiative forward. Read story

Pete Serrano

Eastern WA attorney who fought gun laws, COVID mandates plans run for state AG

Pete Serrano

January 3, 2024, 7:26am Election

An Eastern Washington attorney at the forefront of legal challenges to the state’s gun control laws and COVID health mandates announced Tuesday his candidacy for state attorney general. Read story

The Washington State Capitol in Olympia.

Effort to repeal WA capital gains tax, other initiatives move forward

The Washington State Capitol in Olympia.

December 29, 2023, 3:41pm Election

A conservative group’s effort to eliminate Washington’s capital gains tax, among other initiatives, took a step forward last week when it turned in a petition with nearly 420,000 signatures to the Secretary of State’s Office. Read story

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey reviews documents during Tuesday's Canvassing Board meeting.

Ethics complaint alleges Clark County auditor mishandled 2022 voter registration challenge of candidate facing voter fraud charges

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey reviews documents during Tuesday's Canvassing Board meeting.

December 28, 2023, 7:19pm Clark County News

Vancouver attorney Angus Lee on Thursday filed an ethics complaint against Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey. He alleges Kimsey’s handling of a 2022 voter registration challenge against candidate John Ley violated the county’s code of ethics and policies. Read story

Let&Ccedil;&fnof;&Ugrave;s Go Washington founder Brian Heywood talks about ballot initiatives, including Initiative 2117, during a press conference at Jackson&Ccedil;&fnof;&Ugrave;s Shell Station in Kent on Tuesday, Nov. 21.

Six measures Washington conservatives are pushing on 2024 ballots

Let&Ccedil;&fnof;&Ugrave;s Go Washington founder Brian Heywood talks about ballot initiatives, including Initiative 2117, during a press conference at Jackson&Ccedil;&fnof;&Ugrave;s Shell Station in Kent on Tuesday, Nov. 21.

December 25, 2023, 6:00am Editor's Choice

Since 2019, Democrats in the Washington Legislature and Gov. Jay Inslee have used their sizable majorities to pass a range of progressive legislation, from putting a price on carbon to creating a payroll tax for long-term care insurance, limiting police pursuits and establishing a tax on capital gains. Read story

The Clark County Elections Office is one of many places you can place your ballot in a ballot box. Or, drop it in the U.S. Mail; the postage is prepaid.

Proposed initiative targets election security in Clark County but some portions could violate the law

The Clark County Elections Office is one of many places you can place your ballot in a ballot box. Or, drop it in the U.S. Mail; the postage is prepaid.

December 21, 2023, 6:37pm Clark County News

A proposed Clark County initiative would require post-election audits and enhanced security at ballot drop boxes, among other changes. Elections officials, however, say parts of the initiative may conflict with state and federal law. Read story

Former Republican U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert, left, and Democratic Attorney General Bob Ferguson are running for Washington governor in 2024.

Ferguson hits Reichert on abortion rights — and Trump — at big Seattle fundraiser

Former Republican U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert, left, and Democratic Attorney General Bob Ferguson are running for Washington governor in 2024.

December 6, 2023, 9:53am Election

The gubernatorial primary may be eight months away, but Democratic Attorney General Bob Ferguson is already looking ahead to a presumed 2024 matchup against former Republican U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert — and Donald Trump. Read story