2013 elections

Voters have fun with ballot write-ins, election officials aren’t impressed

  [caption id="attachment_2190" align="alignleft" width="300"] Clark County voters wrote in Mickey Mouse on their ballots more than 70 times in the 2013 general election.[/caption] Mickey Mouse, former Vancouver mayor Royce Pollard, Ridgefield […]

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

[caption id="attachment_2095" align="alignright" width="300"] Voters use a drive-up collection box to cast their ballot Nov. 4, 2013 in downtown Vancouver, Wash.[/caption] Clark County's low voter turnout of 37.62 percent in the […]

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

[caption id="attachment_2047" align="alignleft" width="300"] Vancouver New Seasons store manager Marta Majewska faces a cereal aisle shelf on Oct. 15 containing products the store has labeled GMO-free.[/caption] In retrospect, picking an odd-numbered […]

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 […]

New poll: ‘Initiative on initiatives’ 517 is no sure thing

Forty percent of Washington voters surveyed last week said they have voted no or plan to vote no on Initiative 517, according to Portland-based polling firm, Moore Information. I-517¬†would make […]

Democrats endorse freeholder candidates, Republicans decide against endorsing

Overwhelmed by the number of freeholder candidates on your ballot? Longing for advice from your favorite political party? Your decision might have gotten easier, depending on your political stripes. The Clark […]

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