Month: October 2018

Early turnout echoes voter enthusiasm

Voters are turning out in higher than average numbers so far this midterm election. As of Wednesday, 31.4 percent of the electorate had returned their ballot. That far surpasses turnout in […]

Another day, another misused image

Conservative political action committees are not alone in violating copyright law. As I reported last week, an ad put out by the Congressional Leadership Fund against Carolyn Long featured images stolen […]

New ad against Long violates copyright laws

The latest in a series of ads supporting Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler by opposing Democrat Carolyn Long was released by the Congressional Leadership Fund Friday. The ad itself is within the […]

Pod Save America wants you to donate to Long

Everyone apparently wants to have a say in Washington's 3rd Congressional District race. Even Jon Favreau of Pod Save America is jumping in. Favreau and fellow Pod Save America hosts partnered with a […]

Herrera Beutler ad targets Portland voters

Often, the election cycle and campaign trail is serious. Sometimes, mistakes are made that make it a little more fun. To set the stage, a quick reminder that in the race […]

Tired of alt-right demonstrations, Portlanders will protest in Vancouver — with sex toys

Martin Connolly is coming to Vancouver to protest dildos using dildos. Connolly, a resident of Portland, is organizing a political protest/pub crawl in Vancouver on Saturday (as reported earlier by the […]

Why are Vancouver voters getting campaign mailers from Ohio?

As the race for the 3rd Congressional District heats up — just two weeks to go! — more outside money is funneling in to the district, to voters' indignation. Some of that funding […]

Jiles loses another endorsement

Damion Jiles, a Democratic candidate for state Legislature, has lost a key endorsement. On Thursday of last week, the Washington Education Association, the state’s largest and most politically influential teacher’s union, […]

Here is Temple Lentz’s candidate questionnaire

During election season, The Columbian sends out to some candidates a questionnaire asking about some of the issues they'll face in elected office. It's sort of like a take-home test, […]

Jiles loses endorsement of Clark County Democratic Women

Damion Jiles, a candidate for Washington Legislature, has lost the endorsement of Clark County Democratic Women in response to revelations by The Columbian that he was subject to two restraining […]

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