Month: November 2013

Former Democratic state auditor to attend Clark County Republican gala

Former Washington State Auditor Brian Sonntag, who recently came under fire for working for a conservative group, will be a special guest next month at a Clark County Republican fundraiser. Billed […]

Voting bloopers caused election officials to reject hundreds of ballots this fall

Clark County's low voter turnout of 37.62 percent in the 2013 general election could have been just a little bit better, if voters paid more attention when they were sending […]

CRC bridge height remains a talking point in transportation package debate

Move aside Seattle's cracked 520 Bridge pontoons and Tacoma's misplaced Highway 16 ramps, there's a new transportation controversy in the arsenal of transportation-reform advocates, and it hails from Southwest Washington. In […]

GMO-labeling advocates say they’ll try again in 2016 in Washington state

In retrospect, picking an odd-numbered election year to run a food-labeling measure probably wasn't the best idea, the Yes on 522 campaign said earlier this month. Issuing a post-election statement, […]

Vancouver ranks above average on LGBT equality, but falls behind other Washington cities

The city of Vancouver scored a 66 out of 100 on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality in a report released this week by the Human Rights Campaign. The […]

Senators charge $8,460 in per diems during 3-day special session

State senators were reimbursed a combined $8,460 to cover the cost of meals and lodging during the Nov. 7-9 special session in Olympia. Lawmakers were called into the session to […]

Two Democrats considering a run against Herrera Beutler

With U.S. House elections less than a year away, U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, has drawn one challenger from her own party, and now it appears at least two […]

Students voting in state’s mock election approve GMO-labeling measure

Washington voters rejected two initiatives on their ballots this fall, one that would make it easier for petitioners to get an initiative on the ballot, and another to require labels […]

Delavar, Herrera Beutler’s Republican challenger, steps down from Clark County GOP board

Republican Michael Delavar resigned Wednesday from his parliamentarian position on the Clark County GOP's board, saying he needs to focus on his campaign against U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas. "Campaigns […]

Tim Eyman: Clark County voters hate light rail

The result of a Clark County advisory vote about light rail caught the eye of conservative activist Tim Eyman, who called the election outcome a "stunning 67 percent defeat for […]

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