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Clark County Councilor Temple Lentz speaks during a COVID-19 press conference at the Clark County Public Service Center in March 2020.

Clark County Council’s lone Dem Temple Lentz won’t seek reelection

Clark County Councilor Temple Lentz speaks during a COVID-19 press conference at the Clark County Public Service Center in March 2020.

April 15, 2022, 1:35pm Clark County News

Clark County Councilor Temple Lentz announced Friday she won’t be seeking another term in office. Read story

Washington State Capitol complex in Olympia.

Washington’s new redistricting plan to stand for 2022 elections, judge says

Washington State Capitol complex in Olympia.

April 15, 2022, 6:02am Election

Washington’s new redistricting plan will stand for the 2022 election cycle, despite two lawsuits filed over the new political boundaries in Central Washington. Read story

Ballots for special elections in Clark County to be mailed Friday

April 5, 2022, 6:01am Clark County News

Beginning Friday, Clark County Elections will mail ballots to all registered voters living in the Evergreen and Ridgefield school districts. Read story

Don Benton

Don Benton running for Clark County Council District 5 seat

Don Benton

March 31, 2022, 12:00pm Clark County News

Although filing week for candidates planning to run for office in November is still more than a month away, three Clark County residents have already thrown their hat in the ring for county council seats. Read story

The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

Judge rules for Clark County in redistricting maps lawsuit

The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

March 25, 2022, 3:35pm Clark County News

A lawsuit filed by Clark County Redistricting Committee member Janet Landesberg won’t be the key to resolving the county’s struggles to create a new legislative district map. Superior Court Judge Suzan Clark ruled against Landesberg on Friday. Read story

State Reps.

Rep. Peter Abbarno announces kickoff of reelection campaign

State Reps.

March 25, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

State Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, on Thursday announced his bid for reelection as the 20th District representative. Abbarno was elected to the House of Representatives in 2020, winning 71 percent of votes. Read story

Photo contributed by the Jaime Herrera Beutler Campaign

Herrera Beutler phone town hall addresses Ukraine, gas, cops, fish and roads

Photo contributed by the Jaime Herrera Beutler Campaign

March 24, 2022, 1:24pm Clark County News

On Tuesday night, U.S. Rep Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, held a telephone town hall to speak with constituents in Washington's 3rd Congressional District. Read story

Virtual ranked choice voting campaign kickoff set Tuesday

March 19, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

FairVote Washington will kick off its campaign to bring ranked choice voting to Clark County with a virtual event Tuesday. Read story

The candidate Marie Perez, who has a degree in economics, said redeveloping the country's market power and investing in energy independence should be a priority among political leaders. She emphasized placing a greater social value on vocational work, as those careers are the backbone of the economy, while also providing workers with sustainable health care and other resources.

3rd Congressional candidate Perez: Those in Congress ‘don’t work for us’

The candidate Marie Perez, who has a degree in economics, said redeveloping the country's market power and investing in energy independence should be a priority among political leaders. She emphasized placing a greater social value on vocational work, as those careers are the backbone of the economy, while also providing workers with sustainable health care and other resources.

March 19, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

The way leaders in Congress are advocating for the working class isn’t sufficient, and their efforts veer closer to the realm of lip service, according to the newest Democratic congressional candidate for Southwest Washington. Read story

The sun appears through cloudy skies Thursday, March 10, 2022, above the Legislative Building at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Washington lawmakers were wrapping up their work Thursday with final votes on a supplemental state budget and a transportation revenue package before planning to adjourn the legislative session. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Washington redistricting panel withheld text messages, possibly breaking the law

The sun appears through cloudy skies Thursday, March 10, 2022, above the Legislative Building at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Washington lawmakers were wrapping up their work Thursday with final votes on a supplemental state budget and a transportation revenue package before planning to adjourn the legislative session. (AP Photo/Ted S.

March 18, 2022, 9:06am Election

Washington’s Redistricting Commission already admitted it broke the law by negotiating new political district maps in secret last year. Read story