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2020 Election

Election Day is Nov. 3. Initial voting tallies for Clark County will be available about 8:30 p.m.

Military/overseas ballots mailed: Sept. 18

Deadline to update existing registration online: Oct. 26

Deadline to update existing registration in person: Nov. 3

Ballots mailed: Oct. 16

Election Day: Nov. 3

Deadline to return a ballot through the mail: Postmarked by Nov. 3

Deadline to return a ballot through a dropbox: 8 p.m. Nov. 3

Election Certification: Nov. 24

More information: Clark County Elections Office

Clark County Councilor John Blom (Columbian files)

Blom, no longer in GOP, files to run for re-election to Clark County Council

Clark County Councilor John Blom (Columbian files)

May 15, 2020, 6:26pm Clark County News

An incumbent Clark County councilor filed to run for re-election on Friday, with one major change — he’s dropped his Republican affiliation, instead deciding to run without a party preference. 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 in August.

Election 2020: Error sends Clark County filing numbers on roller-coaster ride

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey views the first primary election result printout in the ballot tabulation room of the Clark County Election Office in August.

May 13, 2020, 6:30pm Clark County News

Day three of filing week at the Clark County Elections Office included an oddity: The number of candidates listed as having filed for public office, a figure that would usually grow throughout the week, dropped by half. Read story

Martin Hash is running for Congress in Washington's 3rd Congressional District.

Martin Hash files to run as independent for 3rd Congressional District

Martin Hash is running for Congress in Washington's 3rd Congressional District.

May 12, 2020, 6:05pm Clark County News

A third-party candidate is running for Congress in Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. Read story

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Candidates urged to navigate filing week safely online

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May 10, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Campaign signs may have started cropping up months ago, and fundraising events even earlier than that. But the 2020 election will formally kick off in earnest Monday, when candidates can start filing to appear on the Aug. 6 primary election ballot. Read story

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Coronavirus complicates candidates’ campaign efforts in Clark County

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April 16, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

When Carolyn Long launched a bid for Congress in 2018, her message revolved largely around showing up. Read story

Former Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, greet each other before they participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate at CNN Studios in Washington, Sunday, March 15, 2020.

Sanders endorses former rival Biden for president

Former Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, greet each other before they participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate at CNN Studios in Washington, Sunday, March 15, 2020.

April 13, 2020, 12:30pm Election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders endorsed his former rival Joe Biden for president on Monday in a joint online appearance. Read story

In this Sunday, March 15, 2020, photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., with former Vice President Joe Biden, speaks during a Democratic presidential primary debate at CNN Studios in Washington. What might be the final showdown between the two very different Democratic candidates takes place Tuesday, March 17, 2020, during Florida's presidential primary.

Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

In this Sunday, March 15, 2020, photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., with former Vice President Joe Biden, speaks during a Democratic presidential primary debate at CNN Studios in Washington. What might be the final showdown between the two very different Democratic candidates takes place Tuesday, March 17, 2020, during Florida's presidential primary.

April 8, 2020, 8:59am Election

WASHINGTON  — Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party’s establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, an acknowledgment that the former vice president is too far ahead for him to have any reasonable hope of catching up. Read story

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Cleveland seeking reelection to state Senate

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April 3, 2020, 4:23pm Clark County News

Sen. Annette Cleveland, the Democrat from Vancouver, is again running to represent Washington’s 49th Legislative District in Olympia. Read story

FILE - In this May 17, 2016, file photo, ballots are prepared for counting at Multnomah County election headquarters in Portland, Ore. The coronavirus has knocked presidential primaries back several weeks as officials worry about voters crowding into polling places. If the disease remains a hazard in November, Democrats say there's only one solution to preserve the November election, national voting by mail.

How will we vote? Outbreak revives debate on mail-in ballots

FILE - In this May 17, 2016, file photo, ballots are prepared for counting at Multnomah County election headquarters in Portland, Ore. The coronavirus has knocked presidential primaries back several weeks as officials worry about voters crowding into polling places. If the disease remains a hazard in November, Democrats say there's only one solution to preserve the November election, national voting by mail.

March 31, 2020, 4:32pm Election

OLYMPIA — As the coronavirus pandemic knocks primary election after primary election off schedule, Democrats argue the outbreak shows the country needs to move toward one of their longtime goals — widespread voting by mail — to protect the November election. Read story

Fire District 6 to put levy lid lift on August primary ballot

March 26, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

Clark County Fire District 6’s Board of Fire Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution asking voters to consider a fire levy lid lift as part of the Aug. 4 primary election. Read story