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At the close of the regular candidate filing period on Friday, May 21, 2021, Clark County election officials had not received candidate filings for the Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue, Commissioner, Position No. 7. Pursuant to Washington state law, an additional special three-day filing period must be held for these offices. This special 3-day filing was conducted Aug. 4-6.


• Elections

The Clark County Auditor’s Office provides a printed voters’ guide with information about candidates and ballot measures for voters to make informed decisions when voting the ballot for each primary and general election. The voters’ guide includes statements by and photographs of candidates for elective offices as well as local ballot measures with supporting and opposing statements written by citizens.


• Elections

Beginning at 9 am Wednesday, Aug. 4, elections officials will perform a hand count of approximately 600 ballots randomly selected as part of a manual comparison against machine results.

The selected ballots will be counted in the total returns on Election Day. But for this comparison, the City of Vancouver mayoral race will be counted by hand, to check the accuracy of the ballot tabulation equipment.


• Elections

Beginning Friday, July 16, ballots will be in the mail to all registered voters in the following jurisdictions: city of Camas Wards 1 and 3, city of La Center, city of Vancouver, city of Washougal, Town of Yacolt, Battle Ground School District, Evergreen Public Schools, Hockinson School District, Vancouver Public Schools, Fire Protection District No. 5, Clark Regional Wastewater District and Emergency Medical Service District No. 1.


• Elections

At 10 am on Wednesday, June 23, the Clark County Elections Office will conduct a logic and accuracy test of the programming to be used to tabulate ballots and the accessible voting units for the Aug. 3 primary and special election.

The test will be held at the Elections Office, 1408 Franklin St. Members of the news media, candidates, jurisdictions with measures on the ballot and the public are invited to attend this test, which is required under Washington law.

Ballots will be mailed Friday, July 16.   


• Elections

Every election, the Clark County Auditor’s Office provides a voters’ guide with information about candidates and ballot measures for voters to make an informed decision when voting. The voters’ guide includes statements by and photographs of candidates for elective offices as well as local ballot measures with supporting and opposing statements written by citizens.


• Elections

 With the resignation of Camas Mayor Barry McDonnell on Monday, May 11, this position will be added to the list of offices open for filing beginning Monday, May 17 through Friday, May 21, 2021.

The online period to file a declaration of candidacy will be available at clark.wa.gov/elections beginning at 9 am, Monday, May 17 through 4 pm Friday, May 21, 2021.


• Elections

The filing period for citizens wishing to become candidates for elective office is rapidly approaching. Candidates are strongly encouraged to file their declaration online. The online period to file a declaration of candidacy will be available at clark.wa.gov/elections beginning at 9 am, Monday, May 17 through 4 pm Friday, May 21, 2021.


• Elections

Beginning at 9 am Wednesday, Feb. 10, elections officials will perform a hand count of approximately 600 ballots randomly selected as part of a manual comparison against machine results.

The selected ballots will be counted in the total returns on Election Day. But for this comparison, the Battle Ground School District levy will be counted by hand, to check the accuracy of the ballot tabulation equipment.