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Ballots are inspected at the Clark County Elections Office on Tuesday morning, Nov. 2, 2021.

Updated Clark County election results show few changes

Ballots are inspected at the Clark County Elections Office on Tuesday morning, Nov. 2, 2021.

August 2, 2023, 5:08pm Clark County News

Updated elections results from the Aug. 1 primary and special election showed little change in race outcomes, although voter turnout did improve slightly. Read story

(Amanda Cowan/The Columbian files)

Low turnout marks Clark County primary, special election

(Amanda Cowan/The Columbian files)

August 1, 2023, 9:08pm Clark County News

Early election results for the Aug. 1 primary election posted Tuesday showed an unusually low number of voters casting ballots. As of Tuesday, turnout was at 14.85 percent of the 91,067 eligible voters. Read story

Three in running to lead Fire District 5

July 29, 2023, 6:10am Clark County News

Voters will settle a three-way race for Clark County Fire District 5 fire commissioner in the Aug. 1 primary election. Read story

Clark County Elections office to test ballot count accuracy

July 25, 2023, 5:56am Clark County News

Clark County elections officials will perform a hand count of approximately 600 randomly selected ballots beginning at 9 a.m. Wednesday. The hand count is part of a manual comparison against machine results for the Aug. 1 primary and special election. Read story

Clark County Auditor’s office schedules special filing

July 20, 2023, 5:55am Clark County News

The Clark County Auditor’s office has scheduled a special three-day filing period for four elected offices: Yacolt City Council positions 1 and 5, Green Mountain School District Position 1 director and Clark County Fire Protection District 13 Position 3 commissioner. The special filing period runs from 8 a.m. Aug. 2… Read story

Third Congressional District candidates Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, left, and Joe Kent (Taylor Balkom/The Columbian)

Gluesenkamp Perez piles up campaign cash as reelection battle with Joe Kent looms

Third Congressional District candidates Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, left, and Joe Kent (Taylor Balkom/The Columbian)

July 19, 2023, 6:05am Clark County News

Two Democratic House members expected to be Republican targets in next year’s congressional elections are outraising potential opponents by comfortable margins, newly released campaign finance reports show. Read story

Battle Ground City Hall.

Three-way contest for Battle Ground City Council Position 3

Battle Ground City Hall.

July 18, 2023, 4:01pm Clark County News

Among the races on the Aug. 1 primary ballot is the three-way contest between Daniel Dingman, Victoria Ferrer and Craig Wigginton for the Battle Ground City Council Position 3 seat. Read story

Battle Ground City Hall.

3 vie for Battle Ground City Council’s Position 7

Battle Ground City Hall.

July 17, 2023, 6:10pm Clark County News

Among the handful of races on the Aug. 1 primary election ballot is the Battle Ground City Council Position 7 seat currently held by Mayor Philip Johnson. Read story

Shane Bowman, left, and Josh Vandergelder are running for Battle Ground City Council Position 2. CR Wiley, who also filed in the race, did not provide The Columbian a photo.

Bowman faces challengers for Battle Ground council

Shane Bowman, left, and Josh Vandergelder are running for Battle Ground City Council Position 2. CR Wiley, who also filed in the race, did not provide The Columbian a photo.

July 15, 2023, 6:09am Clark County News

Ballots for the Aug. 1 primary and special election went out in the mail Friday, which means voters could receive them as early as this weekend. Read story

FILE - U.S. Attorney for Western Washington Nick Brown poses for a photo outside the U.S. Courthouse on Oct. 19, 2021, in Seattle. Brown announced on Tuesday, June 20, 2023, he is stepping down -- a resignation that arrives amid expectations that he's planning to run for state attorney general.

Ex-US attorney, who appeared on ‘Survivor,’ to face state senator in Washington AG race

FILE - U.S. Attorney for Western Washington Nick Brown poses for a photo outside the U.S. Courthouse on Oct. 19, 2021, in Seattle. Brown announced on Tuesday, June 20, 2023, he is stepping down -- a resignation that arrives amid expectations that he's planning to run for state attorney general.

July 12, 2023, 8:11am Election

Nick Brown, who recently stepped down as U.S. attorney in Seattle, announced Wednesday he’s running to be Washington’s next attorney general, setting up a contest with state Sen. Manka Dhingra, a longtime prosecutor herself. Read story