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Ridgefield resident Anthony Bilic wears a protective mask as he gets his vote in early at a downtown Vancouver ballot drop box Thursday afternoon. Bilic was among a steady stream of voters who came out on Thursday in advance of next week's election.

Clark County, Washington elections officials: Voting process secure

Ridgefield resident Anthony Bilic wears a protective mask as he gets his vote in early at a downtown Vancouver ballot drop box Thursday afternoon. Bilic was among a steady stream of voters who came out on Thursday in advance of next week's election.

October 30, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

For those concerned about the vote-by-mail process ahead of the Nov. 3 general election, Clark County and Washington state elections officials have a response: We’ve been here several times before. Read story

The Clark County Law Enforcement Center in Vancouver is seen in September 2019.

Ballot box installed at Clark County Jail

The Clark County Law Enforcement Center in Vancouver is seen in September 2019.

October 29, 2020, 6:59pm Clark County News

A ballot box has been installed at the Clark County Jail to allow eligible inmates to vote in the upcoming election, but advocates say more needs to be done to ensure the jail’s inmate population is aware of its rights. Read story

Ed Orcutt, left, and Will Rollet

Orcutt faces challenger Rollet for 20th House seat

Ed Orcutt, left, and Will Rollet

October 29, 2020, 4:03pm Clark County News

LONGVIEW — Incumbent Ed Orcutt is facing Will Rollet in the race for the 20th Legislative District House seat that Orcutt has held for nearly two decades. Orcutt points to his history of running constituent-inspired bills, while Rollet’s website bills him as a voice for the working class. Read story

Elections workers John Waterbury, left, and Les Stark set up a safety cone before collecting ballots from an official drop box near the Clark County Elections Office on Saturday morning, October 17, 2020.

Voter turnout continues to surge in Clark County

Elections workers John Waterbury, left, and Les Stark set up a safety cone before collecting ballots from an official drop box near the Clark County Elections Office on Saturday morning, October 17, 2020.

October 29, 2020, 11:31am Clark County News

Voter turnout has reached nearly 58 percent in Clark County, continuing a steady climb ahead of the Nov. 3 general election. Read story

Dmitriy Sashchenko, left, Liliya Zhukova and Andrey Georgiyev last spring founded Slavic Vote, a group focused on registering Slavics to vote and educating them about the elections process.

Group seeks to register, educate Slavic voters in Vancouver, Pacific Northwestvideo icon

Dmitriy Sashchenko, left, Liliya Zhukova and Andrey Georgiyev last spring founded Slavic Vote, a group focused on registering Slavics to vote and educating them about the elections process.

October 29, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

Andrey Georgiyev, an immigrant from Ukraine, was frustrated that his large extended family would often complain about politics but not vote in elections. Read story

WEB ONLY The King County Correctional Facility in downtown Seattle.

Jail inmates can vote in Washington — but they may not know it

WEB ONLY The King County Correctional Facility in downtown Seattle.

October 28, 2020, 2:43pm Election

The majority of King County’s 1,400 jail inmates are eligible to vote. The problem is many of them don’t know that. Read story

Elections worker John Waterbury collects ballots from an official ballot drop box Saturday in downtown Vancouver.

Ballot return passes 50 percent of all eligible Clark County voters

Elections worker John Waterbury collects ballots from an official ballot drop box Saturday in downtown Vancouver.

October 28, 2020, 10:44am Clark County News

More than half of Clark County’s registered voters have cast their ballots ahead of the Nov. 3 election. Read story

Elections workers John Waterbury, left, and Les Stark collect ballots from an official drop box near the Clark County Elections Office on Saturday morning, October 17, 2020.

Voter turnout in Clark County nears 50 percent

Elections workers John Waterbury, left, and Les Stark collect ballots from an official drop box near the Clark County Elections Office on Saturday morning, October 17, 2020.

October 27, 2020, 12:02pm Clark County News

Voter turnout in Clark County is nearing 50 percent for the Nov. 3 general election. Read story

Maia Espinoza, left, a candidate for Washington state Superintendent of Public Instruction, is challenging incumbent state superintendent Chris Reykdal, right, shown in an AP photo taken Oct. 2, 2020 in Olympia, Wash., in the upcoming November election. (Monica Marchetti/via AP) (AP Photo/Ted S.

Washington Supreme Court explains its ruling in schools chief voter guide case

Maia Espinoza, left, a candidate for Washington state Superintendent of Public Instruction, is challenging incumbent state superintendent Chris Reykdal, right, shown in an AP photo taken Oct. 2, 2020 in Olympia, Wash., in the upcoming November election. (Monica Marchetti/via AP) (AP Photo/Ted S.

October 27, 2020, 8:29am Election

Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal failed to prove as “demonstrably false” his election opponent’s statement that Reykdal championed a policy that teaches “sexual positions to fourth graders,” the state Supreme Court says. Read story

FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2020, file photo a vote-by-mail ballot is shown as viewed through the handle of a sorting tray at the King County Elections headquarters in Renton, Wash., south of Seattle. U.S. Postal Service records show delivery delays have persisted across the country as millions of Americans began voting by mail, raising the possibility of ballots being rejected because they arrive too late. Postal data covering the beginning of October show nearly all of the agency's delivery regions missing agency targets of having more than having more than 95% of first-class mail arrive within five days. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Washington officials encourage vigilance on election misinformation

FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2020, file photo a vote-by-mail ballot is shown as viewed through the handle of a sorting tray at the King County Elections headquarters in Renton, Wash., south of Seattle. U.S. Postal Service records show delivery delays have persisted across the country as millions of Americans began voting by mail, raising the possibility of ballots being rejected because they arrive too late. Postal data covering the beginning of October show nearly all of the agency's delivery regions missing agency targets of having more than having more than 95% of first-class mail arrive within five days. (AP Photo/Ted S.

October 26, 2020, 1:23pm Election

OLYMPIA — Elections officials in Washington on Monday touted security enhancements made over the years and the state’s long history of voting by mail as reasons voters should be confident heading into Election Day, but they encouraged the public to remain vigilant about misinformation efforts in light of recent warnings… Read story