News and articles on Carolyn Long’s career and campaign.

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Is District 3 really represented?

Is District 3 really represented?

- Chinook Observer
Despite the discord in politics today, there are many things the people in our district can agree on.
• Healthcare. We all need it and it’s too expensive without some form of coverage.
• Prescription drugs. Most of us would agree that the drug companies gouge us, especially when the same drugs we buy here are 50 to 100 percent cheaper in Canada.
• Social Security and Medicare. Many of us couldn’t survive without them and many more will need them...

Herrera Beutler and Long to face off in Woodland

Herrera Beutler and Long to face off in Woodland

- The Daily News
Southwest Washington Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-Battle Ground) and Democratic challenger Carolyn Long will face off at a forum in Woodland next month, but the Long campaign is calling for an opportunity for more vigorous debate.
The Woodland Chamber of Commerce will host Herrera Beutler and Long at noon Sept. 18 at the Oak Tree Restaurant, 1020 Atlantic Ave., Woodland.
The candidates will also participate in a forum hosted by Clark Vancouver Television, which will be...

Letter: Support Long for Congress

Letter: Support Long for Congress

- The Columbian
I am one of many writing to support Carolyn Long to represent our great state in Washington’s 3rd Congressional District in Congress. She has the energy and exciting new ideas to get things done. Please vote for Long. Let’s get rid of our present representative who does nothing for her constituents. Let’s vote and get ready for a new day.

In Our View: Debt Debacle

In Our View: Debt Debacle

Candidates Herrera Beutler, Long aim to resolve deficit, provide prosperous future

- The Columbian
It can be difficult to get the public to pay attention to the federal debt. If the economy is strong and taxes are low, well, people can’t be bothered to read the fine print.
So allow us to quote an insider in describing the impact of having the government spend more than it takes in: “Our current national debt is crippling businesses, hurting families and stifling the growth of new jobs. … Both Republicans and Democrats share the blame for getting us to this point, but...

Here's how we expand the playing field, elect awesome women, and take back the House in 2018

Here's how we expand the playing field, elect awesome women, and take back the House in 2018

- Daily Kos
Democrats not only have the chance to take back the House this fall, they have a long-overdue opportunity to reshape the face of the party itself and make it look more like its voters—and the country as a whole. We’re here to seize that moment.
Our republic faces an unprecedented threat, but Donald Trump represents only one-half of the danger. Congressional Republicans are the other. In the face of Trump’s corruption of office, abuses of power, evisceration of...

Letters: Silence is consent

Letters: Silence is consent

- The Daily News
My parents, teachers, clergy,and service in the Marine Corps, taught me love of God, family and country and to value honesty, integrity, hard work and respect for others. Sadly, today we have a president who disregards and tramples on each of these foundational values.

Fortunately, one strength of our system of government is the three co-equal branches. The separation of powers was designed as a check against abuses in other branches. Unfortunately, most Congressional...

Herrera Beutler Widens Lead in Final Vote Count, but Long Earns National Notice

Herrera Beutler Widens Lead in Final Vote Count, but Long Earns National Notice

- The Chronicle
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, expanded her lead in the final primary election vote count, but challenger Carolyn Long is building momentum behind the strongest Democratic challenge the incumbent has faced in years.
Long’s support dropped by 1 percent when all ballots were tallied, while Herrera Beutler gained a point, giving Herrera Beutler 42 percent to Long’s 35 percent. Overall, Democratic candidates earned 49 percent of the vote, giving the party hope that...

Letter to the Editor: Retired School Administrator Urges Support for Carolyn Long

Letter to the Editor: Retired School Administrator Urges Support for Carolyn Long

- The Chronicle
I am a retired educator and serviceman. For almost 40 years I worked with young people in Oregon and Washington. For the last 27 years of my career I was a school administrator in the Evergreen School District in Vancouver. My wife is a registered Republican. I believe it is time to choose Carolyn Long as a replacement for Jaime Herrera Beutler.
I am asking that you look past the party label that may have directed your vote in the past to delve into how our candidates stand on the issues....

County sees drop in mailed ballots even with postage paid

County sees drop in mailed ballots even with postage paid

Primary election certified; percentage of ballots returned by mail smaller this year despite no cost to voters

- The Columbian
An experiment aimed at boosting voter turnout with postage-paid ballot return envelopes fell flat in Clark County this month, with a smaller percentage of ballots returned by mail than last year.
Only 63.4 percent of ballots for this year’s primary election were returned through the U.S. Postal Service, according to Clark County Elections Office, which certified the Aug. 7 election results Tuesday. Last year, the return rate by mail was 66.4 percent. In the last midterm primary, in...

Coast Chronicles: Flipping the House

Coast Chronicles: Flipping the House

- Chinook Observer
Generally the mid-term elections are a ho-hum affair, and even more so the primaries before the midterms. But this year due to a divisive and destructive president, the Dems are coming out in force to let their voices be heard. Our voter turn-out for the primary in Pacific County was a relatively impressive 56 percent. Not only that but there are two U.S. House Representative seats in Washington state that could well be flipped to deserving Democratic candidates. Lots of folks are jazzed about...