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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

FILE - Republican Lori Chavez DeRemer speaks at a candidates debate for Oregon's 5th Congressional District at Lakeridge High School in Lake Oswego, Ore., Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. Chavez DeRemer is seeking election to Oregon's 5th Congressional District in the Nov. 8, 2022 election.

GOP’s Chavez-DeRemer flips Oregon 5th Congressional District

FILE - Republican Lori Chavez DeRemer speaks at a candidates debate for Oregon's 5th Congressional District at Lakeridge High School in Lake Oswego, Ore., Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. Chavez DeRemer is seeking election to Oregon's 5th Congressional District in the Nov. 8, 2022 election.

November 13, 2022, 3:33pm Election

Republican Lori Chavez-DeRemer has won the open U.S. House seat in Oregon’s 5th Congressional District, flipping the district for the GOP in a hard-fought contest that drew millions in outside money to the state. Read story

Republican nominee for U.S Senate Herschel Walker speaks during a campaign rally Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022 in Canton, Ga.. Walker is in a runoff with incumbent Democrat Raphael Warnock.

Shorter voting window could cut turnout in Georgia runoff

Republican nominee for U.S Senate Herschel Walker speaks during a campaign rally Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022 in Canton, Ga.. Walker is in a runoff with incumbent Democrat Raphael Warnock.

November 13, 2022, 1:12pm Election

Georgia Democrat Raphael Warnock’s first runoff in 2021 was a titanic nine-week clash to control the Senate that included three weeks of early in-person voting and lots of mail ballots. Read story

FILE - Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., speaks during her reelection campaign kick-off event at the IBEW Local 401 office in Reno, Nevada, on March 14, 2022. Cortez Masto faces Republican challenger Adam Laxalt in the November election.  (Tom R.

Cortez Masto wins in Nevada, giving Democrats Senate control

FILE - Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., speaks during her reelection campaign kick-off event at the IBEW Local 401 office in Reno, Nevada, on March 14, 2022. Cortez Masto faces Republican challenger Adam Laxalt in the November election.  (Tom R.

November 12, 2022, 6:46pm Election

Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto won election to a second term representing Nevada on Saturday, defeating Republican Adam Laxalt to clinch the party's control of the chamber for the next two years of Joe Biden's presidency. Read story

Democratic nominee for Washington’s Third Congressional District Marie Gluesenkamp Perez speaks to supporters Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, at the Clark County Democrats election night watch party at the Downtown Vancouver Hilton.

Democrat Perez tops Kent to flip the 3rd Congressional District

Democratic nominee for Washington’s Third Congressional District Marie Gluesenkamp Perez speaks to supporters Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, at the Clark County Democrats election night watch party at the Downtown Vancouver Hilton.

November 12, 2022, 6:30pm Clark County News

Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez appears to have flipped Washington’s 3rd Congressional District after new vote tallies from Clark and Thurston counties Saturday show her fending off a late comeback attempt from Republican Joe Kent. Read story

Third Congressional District candidates Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, left, and Joe Kent (Taylor Balkom/The Columbian)

Kent gains on Perez in 3rd Congressional District race

Third Congressional District candidates Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, left, and Joe Kent (Taylor Balkom/The Columbian)

November 11, 2022, 8:36pm Clark County News

Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez remained in the lead Friday as Republican Joe Kent trimmed that lead to 4,959 votes in the race to succeed Jaime Herrera Beutler in representing Southwest Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. Read story

Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., speaks at a campaign event Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in Las Vegas.

Nevada Democrats sweep 3 key House seats in close battles

Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., speaks at a campaign event Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in Las Vegas.

November 11, 2022, 8:11pm Election

Incumbent Democrats completed a sweep Friday of three key swing seats in the western battleground state of Nevada that Republicans had targeted in their bid to take control of the U.S. House. Read story

Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., waves supporters goodnight during an election night event in Tucson, Ariz., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.

Kelly win in Arizona puts Dems 1 seat from Senate control

Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., waves supporters goodnight during an election night event in Tucson, Ariz., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.

November 11, 2022, 7:34pm Election

Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly won his bid for reelection Friday in the crucial swing state of Arizona, defeating Republican venture capitalist Blake Masters to put his party one victory away from clinching control of the chamber for the next two years of Joe Biden’s presidency. Read story

Washington elections officials face slowdown in signature-checking process

November 11, 2022, 11:03am Election

Amid the high-turnout midterm election in Washington, local officials have been contending with a technical slowdown in VoteWA, the state's elections system. Read story

Election worker Patrick Schmeichel prepares to process ballots that just arrived from a ballot drop-box on Election Day at the King County Elections headquarters, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in Renton, Wash.

Six takeaways from election night in Washington: Patty Murray cruises, Joe Kent bets on late surge

Election worker Patrick Schmeichel prepares to process ballots that just arrived from a ballot drop-box on Election Day at the King County Elections headquarters, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in Renton, Wash.

November 11, 2022, 9:47am Election

There are hundreds of thousands of votes left to count in Washington, where workers are processing ballots and mailed ballots are arriving at election centers. Read story