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Herrera Beutler to face Long in general; Boldt out

Herrera Beutler to face Long in general; Boldt out

Aug. 7 primary election results

- The Reflector
The primary election has revealed strong local support for Carolyn Long.
As of last count, the Democrat had 39.6 percent of Clark County’s votes for the Congressional seat. Incumbent Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, was in second place with about 39 percent of the vote.
“I am excited that our campaign’s message is resonating with voters,” Long said in a statement. “It shows the District is ready for change and that we can flip this district blue...

Primary election results see little change after second count

Primary election results see little change after second count

- The Reflector
Preliminary results released the day after the Aug. 7 primary election show Democrats doing well locally with the front-runner challenger for the 3rd Congressional District taking first place among Clark County voters.
The second round of results show Democrat Carolyn Long as the candidate with the most votes in Clark County at 40.4 percent. Incumbent Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, was in second place with about 37.8 percent of the vote.
In a distant third was...

My first endorsement in 50 years goes to Carolyn Long

My first endorsement in 50 years goes to Carolyn Long

- The Reflector
My dad always told me that you won’t make any money as a barber, but you will get an education. Well, after being a barber in Kelso for 57 years, I’ve got an education. Among other skills, I’ve learned to communicate with people, to read people and to know when I’ve met someone special. Which is why I am writing today. I’ve just met someone special who is running for Congress and her name is Carolyn Long.
  I strongly support Carolyn Long and I urge you...

Seek the facts before voting

Seek the facts before voting

- The Reflector
This is in response to the Letter to the Editor in the June 20 edition of The Reflector.
  Carolyn Long held a town hall meeting in Longview on June 19. At that meeting, I asked how she was raising campaign funds? She responded that she was only accepting donations from individuals and certain Union PACs that reflect her values. Carolyn stated she is not taking money from “Wall Street corporations” or “predatory pharmaceutical companies” as stated in the...

Long is what the 3rd Congressional District needs

Long is what the 3rd Congressional District needs

- The Reflector
When I met Carolyn Long some twenty years ago, she was a recently arrived professor at Clark County’s new four-year university and had local responsibility for Washington State University Vancouver’s Foley Institute’s community lectures in Clark County.  I was fortunate to be invited to serve on the citizen advisory and planning committee.  What struck me about this then young woman was her intelligence and knowledge, but most of all, her respect for others...

Long receives high-profile endorsements

Long receives high-profile endorsements

AG Ferguson, former Gov. Gregoire put support behind 3rd District Democrat

- The Reflector
A Washington State University Vancouver professor has received some big-name endorsements for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District seat as Democratic candidate Carolyn Long announced last week support from Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson and a former Washington governor, Christine Gregoire. 
Gregoire cited Long’s willingness to work with disagreeing viewpoints as well as her community connection.
“Carolyn’s solutions-minded approach to...

Long draws large crowd during Clark County town hall

Long draws large crowd during Clark County town hall

Democratic candidate speaks against Trump’s tax plan and corporate influence in elections

- The Reflector
Democratic U.S. Congressional candidate Carolyn Long is itching for a chance to debate, though she doesn’t feel her Republican competition would be up to the task. When mentioning to the large crowd gathered at Clark College April 12 that it was the 13th town hall meeting she had hosted, the audience broke into applause — the first of many.
“That should not be an applause line, but when we have representatives that don’t have town halls, that’s why I get the...

Long announces Congressional campaign

Long announces Congressional campaign

- The Reflector
An already crowded race for Democrats looking to unseat U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, has grown with a strong kickoff for Carolyn Long, a WSU Vancouver professor who officially announced her run Nov. 30.
The reception at the announcement was similarly crowded, as supporters packed into a space at Warehouse ‘23 for the event. Her campaign slogan of “people over politics” was central to her introduction, stressing “let’s focus on those...