McEnerny-Ogle to launch reelection campaign

Anne McEnerny-Ogle is wasting no time in 2021.  The Vancouver mayor will formally announce her reelection campaign at noon on New Year’s Day, in an online event that will also feature […]

2020 endorsements start to trickle in

Timing endorsements for candidates is tricky. Too late, and you risk lagging behind in helping your preferred candidate pick up some momentum. Too early, though, and you risk backing the […]

Pond snags Young Democrats endorsement

Mike Pond, one of seven people competing for the Position 6 seat on the Vancouver City Council, got a boost this week with a plum endorsement from the Young Democrats […]

A Tale of Two Peters

Peter Khalil’s parents emigrated from Egypt to a new country. He earned a law degree, then decided to transition into politics and seek a seat in the House of Representatives. Sound […]

2020 fundraising: The starting line

It’s very early days in the congressional race. We have 479 days to go until Nov. 3, 2020.  But after Democrat Carolyn Long’s Monday announcement that she’s running for Congress again, […]

An exercise: How might voting districts affect the current city council?

A proposal to divvy up Vancouver into three voting districts fell flat at city council last week. Councilors declined to move forward with a recommendation that they put the question […]

What’s a filing fee petition?

In order to run for Vancouver City Council, you need to jump through some hoops. Namely: filing a candidacy with the Clark County Election's office, including paying a filing fee […]

The Phantom Maureen

There’s a certain finesse to covering city council primary elections. You want to give each candidate a fair shake while framing the election for the reader in a useful way. Our […]

Perez earns caucus endorsement

Diana Perez — one of five people running in what’s turning out to be a crowded race for Vancouver City Council Position 6 — earned a key endorsement Friday evening. The […]

What’s Peter Khalil up to?

Since announcing a challenge to U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler last month, the Democratic candidate for Washington’s 3rd Legislative District has been making appearances around the region. In early April, […]

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