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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

Today’s canvassing board meeting postponed

March 20, 2020, 11:07am Clark County News

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey said this morning that today’s Canvassing Board meeting will be postponed by two hours. The board will now meet at 5 p.m. at the auditor’s office, 1408 Franklin St. The board is expected to review and certify the results of the presidential primary election today. Read story

Wyman asks Inslee to cancel April special elections

March 18, 2020, 4:48pm Election

OLYMPIA — Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman has asked Gov. Jay Inslee to use his emergency authority to cancel the April 28 special elections in response to the coronavirus. Read story

With 3 more victories, Biden pulls further away from Sanders

March 18, 2020, 9:51am Election

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden swept to victory in Florida, Illinois and Arizona on Tuesday, increasingly pulling away with a Democratic presidential primary upended by the coronavirus and building pressure on Bernie Sanders to abandon his campaign. Read story

Former Vice President Joe Biden participates in a Democratic presidential primary debate Sunday at CNN Studios in Washington, D.C.

Biden wins statewide vote in Washington state

Former Vice President Joe Biden participates in a Democratic presidential primary debate Sunday at CNN Studios in Washington, D.C.

March 16, 2020, 8:03pm Election

OLYMPIA — Former Vice President Joe Biden won the statewide vote in Washington’s vote-by-mail Democratic presidential primary, maintaining the narrow lead he’s held over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders since last week as additional results were counted Monday. Read story

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to members of the press at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Tuesday, March 10, 2020.

Biden to press contrast with Trump in coronavirus address

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to members of the press at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Tuesday, March 10, 2020.

March 12, 2020, 9:40am Election

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Thursday called for a sweeping national response to the coronavirus outbreak, chiding President Donald Trump for a response he said was woefully insufficient and warning that the widening public health crisis should not be viewed through a lens of politics. Read story

Joe BIden, left, and Bernie Sanders.

Joe Biden takes lead over Bernie Sanders in Washington

Joe BIden, left, and Bernie Sanders.

March 11, 2020, 5:28pm Clark County Politics

OLYMPIA — Former Vice President Joe Biden took the lead over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in Washington after additional results in the vote-by-mail state posted Wednesday afternoon. Read story

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., visits outside a polling location at Warren E. Bow Elementary School in Detroit, Tuesday, March 10, 2020.

Bernie Sanders says he’s moving ahead with his Dem campaign

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., visits outside a polling location at Warren E. Bow Elementary School in Detroit, Tuesday, March 10, 2020.

March 11, 2020, 10:35am Election

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Bernie Sanders is vowing to press ahead with his presidential campaign at least long enough to debate Joe Biden this weekend, even while acknowledging his deficit in the Democratic race may be insurmountable. Read story

Democratic presidential primary results in Washington were too close to call Tuesday night, with Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders essentially tied.

Presidential primary in Washington too close to call

Democratic presidential primary results in Washington were too close to call Tuesday night, with Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders essentially tied.

March 10, 2020, 8:55pm Election

SEATTLE — Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders were in a dead heat on election night in Washington’s presidential primary, while Biden’s resurgent campaign looked poised to capture most of the six primaries held across the country Tuesday. Read story

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, March 10, 2020.

Biden wins hard-fought Michigan, deals major blow to Sanders

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, March 10, 2020.

March 10, 2020, 7:53pm Election

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden decisively won Michigan’s Democratic primary on Tuesday, seizing a key battleground state that helped propel Bernie Sanders’ insurgent candidacy four years ago. The former vice president’s victory there, as well as in Missouri and Mississippi, dealt a serious blow to Sanders and substantially widened Biden’s path to the nomination. Read story

Candidates didn’t flock to Washington for presidential primary

March 10, 2020, 8:36am Election

SPOKANE — When the Legislature last year moved Washington’s presidential primary to early March to give its voters more say in the selection of the parties’ nominees, some supporters predicted that would generate an influx of candidates coming to the state to campaign. Read story