A comment posted on our story today about Jeanne Stewart’s plans to run for Clark County Commissioner wasn’t surprising.


Last year, Stewart and Jeanne Harris were up for re-election on the Vancouver City Council. I was frequently asked by friends and acquaintances who vote but don’t pay close attention about which Jeanne was the “gavel down” Jeanne. (Or which Jeanne sued after getting hit in the face with a ball. Or which Jeanne left the profane voicemail.) The answers: All Harris.

Both lost, of course, and I would have no idea of knowing how many people mistakenly thought they were voting against the “gavel down” Jeanne when they voted for Alishia Topper.

Oh well. What can she do? She’s not even the first Jeanne to be confused with someone else.

Maybe our old Muppet guide can help. Remember: It’s Sam the Eagle running for county commissioner, not Miss Piggy.

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Stephanie Rice

Stephanie Rice

I cover Vancouver city government. Reach me at stephanie.rice@columbian.com or 360-735-4508.

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