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Today is the deadline to register to vote online in Washington

October 26, 2020, 8:08am Election

OLYMPIA -- Voters in Washington have until the end of the day today to register to vote online or by mail and to update existing voter registration. Read story

Lummi tribal members record a public service announcement about getting out the Native vote on October 7, 2020, north of Bellingham, Washington.

Washington tribes find new energy to vote in 2020 election, pour campaign cash into races

Lummi tribal members record a public service announcement about getting out the Native vote on October 7, 2020, north of Bellingham, Washington.

October 25, 2020, 6:05am Election

LUMMI NATION Freddie Lane gathered up T-shirts, posters and signs at the tribal administration building, getting ready for a Native Vote 2020 rally, planned for later this month at Lummi and reservations across the state. Read story

Rey Reynolds, right, is challenging Sen.

49th District candidates Cleveland, Reynolds disagree on COVID-19video icon

Rey Reynolds, right, is challenging Sen.

October 25, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

In hourlong conversations with The Columbian’s Editorial Board, candidates running for federal, state and county offices tend to bounce between many topics, from the Interstate 5 bridge to sex education curriculum to gun control laws. Read story

Gov. Jay Inslee waves to supporters while crossing the street at the intersection of Northeast 162nd Avenue and Northeast Fourth Plain Boulevard in Vancouver. Inslee made an appearance in Vancouver Saturday to support two Democrats -- Tanisha Harris and Daniel Smith -- running for seats in the 17th Legislative District.

Inslee appearance in Vancouver highlights importance of local elections

Gov. Jay Inslee waves to supporters while crossing the street at the intersection of Northeast 162nd Avenue and Northeast Fourth Plain Boulevard in Vancouver. Inslee made an appearance in Vancouver Saturday to support two Democrats -- Tanisha Harris and Daniel Smith -- running for seats in the 17th Legislative District.

October 24, 2020, 5:58pm Clark County News

As rain drizzled on Tanisha Harris near the corner of Northeast Fourth Plain Boulevard and Northeast 162nd Street in Vancouver, she couldn’t help but feel happy about the start to her Saturday. Read story

Democrat Daniel Smith, left, is challenging Sen. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver, for the 17th Legislative District state Senate seat.

Smith, Wilson have contrasting visions in 17th District racevideo icon

Democrat Daniel Smith, left, is challenging Sen. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver, for the 17th Legislative District state Senate seat.

October 24, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

On homelessness, COVID-19 and systemic racism, the candidates for state Senate in the 17th Legislative District paint contrasting visions for getting Washington on the right track. Read story

Election workers use protective gloves to handle ballots at the Clark County Elections Office while processing the Aug. 4 primary election.

Clark County voter turnout surpasses 34 percent as ballot flood continues

Election workers use protective gloves to handle ballots at the Clark County Elections Office while processing the Aug. 4 primary election.

October 23, 2020, 12:43pm Clark County News

Ballot returns continued to climb Thursday, as Clark County inches toward the Nov. 3 election with a historically high early voter turnout. Read story

Washington state to reimburse counties for ballot drop boxes

October 23, 2020, 8:13am Election

SEATTLE -- Washington must reimburse all 39 counties in the state for money spent on additional ballot drop boxes required to comply with state law, a judge said. Read story

Kassandra Bessert, a Democrat, is challenging Rep. Brandon Vick, R-Felida, for his seat in the Washington Legislature.

18th District candidates Vick, Bessert spar over COVID-19, morevideo icon

Kassandra Bessert, a Democrat, is challenging Rep. Brandon Vick, R-Felida, for his seat in the Washington Legislature.

October 23, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The candidates seeking a seat in the state House of Representatives from the 18th Legislative District met virtually with The Columbian’s Editorial Board ahead of the general election to highlight their contrasting stances on COVID-19 recovery, economic policy and education. 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.

Clark County voter turnout near 30% with latest batch of ballots

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 22, 2020, 11:58am Clark County News

The Clark County Elections office reported an additional 18,898 returned ballots Thursday, bringing voter turnout near 30 percent ahead of the Nov. 3 general election. Read story

There’s still time to register to vote in Washington

October 22, 2020, 9:21am Clark County Politics

Oct. 22—Voting is and has been underway in the state of Washington, but it is not too late for Washingtonians to register if they've not done so for a chance to vote in the upcoming elections. Read story