Month: July 2022

Clark County GOP says ranked choice voting not what county needs

Last December, the Clark County Charter Review Commission voted 11-4 to put ranked choice voting on the November 2022 ballot. The charter amendment would apply to county elected officials only. The […]

Trump’s ‘tough cookie’

Poseidon’s trident, Pangu’s ax and King Arthur’s Excalibur wielded a wave of influence in their respective worlds – similar to an endorsement from Donald Trump. At least that is how it […]

Candidate Brett Simpson files suit against Elections Office

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey is facing another lawsuit, this time by the candidate challenging him for his office in the November general election. Candidate Brett Simpson filed suit against […]

Another ‘no’ from JHB on bill to codify protected rights

The U.S. House has observed multiple legislative moves recently to protect vulnerable rights after Roe v. Wade was overturned in June, including the codification of a person’s right to contraception. The […]

JHB votes ‘no’ on bill to protect marriage equality

Federal lawmakers are making swift moves to reduce impacts on protected rights in the aftermath of Roe v. Wade being overturned. Among them, Congress members are seeking to protect marriage […]

Voter pamphlet mistake may confuse Cowlitz voters

An error in Cowlitz County’s voter pamphlet may pose a hiccup in a candidate’s attempt to establish familiarity with the region’s voters. The county elections office distributed a misprint of congressional […]

Super PAC shakes up 3rd District race financing

Unease landed on those who closely follow Southwest Washington’s congressional race, as one candidate gained a huge fiscal bump from a source outside the district. Christian podcaster and public speaker Heidi […]

County council OK’s employee bonuses

Clark County employees will see a temporary increase in their paychecks thanks to a retention bonus authorized by the county council. The council unanimously approved the one-time retention bonus at the […]

Spike in campaign outreach against Democrat

In the past week, voters in Southwest Washington may have encountered a wave of push polling and television ads against Marie Gluesenkamp Perez of Skamania for being “too liberal” for […]

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