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Michelle Belkot, left, and Chartisha Roberts are leading in the primary for County Council Councilor, District No. 2.

Yung and Hinojosa, Belkot and Roberts have strong showings for Clark County Council seats

Michelle Belkot, left, and Chartisha Roberts are leading in the primary for County Council Councilor, District No. 2.

August 2, 2022, 10:02pm Clark County Politics

With three of the five county council offices on the ballot this year, many voters are paying close attention to the outcome of the District 1, District 2 and District 5 races. Read story

Voters back school levies in Ridgefield, La Center

August 2, 2022, 9:49pm Clark County News

Initial results on Tuesday night are showing wins for schools funding measures in both Ridgefield and La Center. Read story

John Horch and Rey Reynolds will face off in the general election for Clark County Sheriff.

Horch, Reynolds lead in Clark County Sheriff race

John Horch and Rey Reynolds will face off in the general election for Clark County Sheriff.

August 2, 2022, 9:43pm Clark County News

Clark County sheriff candidates John Horch and Rey Reynolds appear to be headed to November’s general election after preliminary results show them winning the top two votes in Tuesday’s primary. Read story

Nancy Barnes and Don Steinke will advance to the general election Public Utility District No. 1 of Clark County Commissioner, District No. 2.

Barnes, Steinke advance in Clark Public Utilities board race

Nancy Barnes and Don Steinke will advance to the general election Public Utility District No. 1 of Clark County Commissioner, District No. 2.

August 2, 2022, 9:33pm Clark County News

Nancy Barnes and Don Steinke advanced to the general election for Clark Public Utilities District commissioner District 2. Read story

Patty Murray, left, and Tiffany Smiley

Murray, Smiley advance in Washington U.S. Senate primary

Patty Murray, left, and Tiffany Smiley

August 2, 2022, 9:25pm Clark County Politics

Democratic U.S. Sen. Patty Murray advanced Tuesday to the fall election in her quest for a sixth term after the longtime incumbent highlighted her support for abortion rights in the run up to Washington’s primary election. Read story

A voter drops off his ballot at a Clark County ballot drop box in the Vancouver Mall parking lot Nov. 3, 2020.

It’s Election Day in Clark County; have you turned in your ballot?

A voter drops off his ballot at a Clark County ballot drop box in the Vancouver Mall parking lot Nov. 3, 2020.

August 2, 2022, 5:59am Clark County News

Today is Election Day, which means it’s time to get those primary election ballots in to be tallied by the Clark County Elections Office. Read story

A deputy sheriff assists Clark-Vancouver Drug Task Force members during a drug bust operation in Vancouver.

New Vancouver police chief backs withdrawal from drug task force

A deputy sheriff assists Clark-Vancouver Drug Task Force members during a drug bust operation in Vancouver.

August 1, 2022, 7:38pm Clark County News

Vancouver Police Chief Jeff Mori proposed withdrawing the department from the Clark-Vancouver Regional Drug Task Force at a Vancouver City Council meeting Monday, stepping back from a decades-long partnership to address drug crimes. Read story

A voter swings by the Fisher's Landing ballot drop-off box on Monday for today's special election. The election includes funding measures for the city of Vancouver as well as several school bond or levy measures.

Clark County voters to weigh in on crowded primary election ballot

A voter swings by the Fisher's Landing ballot drop-off box on Monday for today's special election. The election includes funding measures for the city of Vancouver as well as several school bond or levy measures.

July 31, 2022, 6:03am Clark County News

The Aug. 2 primary is now just two days away, but voter turnout remains sluggish. Of the 323,756 eligible voters, a little more than 50,600 ballots — or 15.5 percent — have been received by the Clark County Elections Office. Nearly a third of the ballots received came into the… Read story

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey views the first primary election result printout for the 2020 elections in the ballot tabulation room of the Clark County Election Office in August.

Clark County can count auditor votes

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey views the first primary election result printout for the 2020 elections in the ballot tabulation room of the Clark County Election Office in August.

July 29, 2022, 4:39pm Clark County News

Clark County auditor candidate Brett Simpson was denied a preliminary injunction that would have blocked the county from counting or reporting any votes cast in his race against Auditor Greg Kimsey. Superior Court Judge Derek Vanderwood denied Simpson’s request at a Friday hearing. Read story

Motorists travel southbound on Interstate 5 through Vancouver.

Washington judge overturns insurance rate credit scoring ban

Motorists travel southbound on Interstate 5 through Vancouver.

July 29, 2022, 2:34pm Clark County Politics

A judge on Friday overturned a Washington rule prohibiting insurers from using credit scoring to set rates for auto, homeowner and renter insurance. Read story