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Lynda Wilson stepping down as Clark County GOP chair

Lynda Wilson has decided to step down as chairwoman of the Clark County Republican Party, saying she needs time to focus on her campaign to unseat state Rep. Monica Stonier, […]

Clark County worker advocates for same-sex marriage in Oregon

  Paul Harris,¬†recording manager at the Clark County Auditor's Office, spent years watching straight couples file marriage applications, but it wasn't until last December that he could do the same with […]

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

  Mickey Mouse, former Vancouver mayor Royce Pollard, Ridgefield City Council candidate Tim Wilson and Donald Duck were all popular write-in choices for Clark County voters in the 2013 general election. Rather […]

College students seek tax breaks on text books, tuition relief for veterans, immigrants

  For many, December is a time for holiday cheer. For interest groups in Washington state, it's also a time for strategy. The Columbian¬†reported earlier this week on what Southwest Washington business […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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