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FILE - In this May 6, 2021 file photo, a group opposing new voter legislation gather outside the House Chamber at the Texas Capitol in Austin, Texas.

Texas GOP puts final touches on sweeping voting restrictions

FILE - In this May 6, 2021 file photo, a group opposing new voter legislation gather outside the House Chamber at the Texas Capitol in Austin, Texas.

May 29, 2021, 5:13pm Election

Texas Republicans dug in Saturday for a final weekend vote on some of the most restrictive new voting laws in the U.S., putting the last touches on a sweeping bill that would eliminate drive-thru voting, empower partisan poll watchers and limit voting on Sundays, when many Black churchgoers head to… Read story

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Clark County filing week wraps up as familiar Republicans join races

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May 21, 2021, 6:02pm Clark County News

The final day of filing for elections later this year yielded at least 27 new candidates, including some familiar names in local Republican politics. Read story

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Clark County Elections Department sees 20 more candidates running for office

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May 20, 2021, 7:54pm Clark County News

Thursday saw 20 more candidates declare their intent to run for local office with the Clark County Elections Department, bringing the total number of people seeking spots on city councils, boards and commissions this year up to 120 as of 5 p.m. Read story

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97 candidates file in Clark County for city councils, school boards, more

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May 19, 2021, 5:59pm Clark County News

New candidate declarations continued to trickle in at the Clark County Elections Department on Wednesday, bringing the total number of local people seeking public office up to 97 as of 5 p.m. Read story

Vancouver Mayor McEnerny-Ogle gets a challenger

May 19, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

Candidates continued to declare their campaigns for Clark County’s elected offices on Tuesday, concluding day two of the 2021 election’s filing week with 82 candidates seeking 62 positions. Read story

Sandra Zavala-Ortega to seek election to Vancouver Public Schools Board

May 18, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

Recently appointed Vancouver Public Schools Board Director Sandra Zavala-Ortega has announced her candidacy for Position 2. Read story

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Election filing week kicks off with a few surprises

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May 17, 2021, 6:12pm Clark County News

Clark County’s first day of election filing week wrapped up with a few surprises, as 66 candidates declared campaigns for 53 offices as of 5 p.m. Read story

Filing week approaches for elective offices in Clark County

May 12, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

Candidates seeking elected office this year will need to file their candidacy with the Clark County Elections Department next week. Read story

Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman talks to reporters in her office, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Wyman was talking about a series of election- and ballot-security bills her office is asking the Washington Legislature to consider during the current session. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Despite voting reform bills, Republicans in charge of Idaho, Washington elections say overhaul not needed

Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman talks to reporters in her office, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Wyman was talking about a series of election- and ballot-security bills her office is asking the Washington Legislature to consider during the current session. (AP Photo/Ted S.

April 5, 2021, 6:02am Election

SPOKANE — Amid a wave of restrictive voting proposals that GOP state lawmakers say are aimed at combating voter fraud, Idaho and Washington’s top election officials, both Republicans, say their states’ voting systems passed the test of the 2020 elections with flying colors. Read story

Fireworks available for purchase in Clark County.

Group launches fireworks petition drive in Clark County

Fireworks available for purchase in Clark County.

March 20, 2021, 2:36pm Clark County News

The grappling over fireworks restrictions in Clark County may not have reached its grand finale. A group of activists has started a petition drive. Read story