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Primary election update changes no results

Primary election update changes no results

- The Wahkiakum County Eagle
There were no changes in results as Wahkiakum County election officers tallied late election day votes on Thursday.
In the race for county assessor, Brian McClain leads incumbent Bill Coons 1,019-810. Both ran as Independents.
In the race for US Congress, District 3, incumbent Republican Jaime Herrera Beutler tallied 946 votes. Her nearest challenger is Democrat Carolyn Long with 530 votes. Others seeking the position were Democrat David McDevitt 132, Republican Michael Cortney 87,...

Some thoughts on the primary election

- The Wahkiakum County Eagle
Well, the vote by mail ballots for the 2018 primary election are out, and some are already headed to the auditor's office to be ready for counting August 7, the official election day.
With Washington's top two primary system, we have just a few races that will be decided in the primary.
One of the more interesting races is that for US House of Representatives. Incumbent Republican Jaime Herrera Beutler faces challenges from four Democrats and two Republicans. Herrera Beutler is...

Primary election ballots to be mailed Friday

- The Wahkiakum County Eagle
Washington's election season advances another step this Friday as election officials will mail primary election ballots to registered voters.
Voters in every county will be able to return their ballots via the U.S. Postal Service without having to pay for a stamp. The official primary election day is August 7.
The candidates with the top two vote tallies will advance to the general election no matter their party preference.
Voters in the Wahkiakum County primary election will...

WSU Vancouver professor running for congress

WSU Vancouver professor running for congress

- The Wahkiakum County Eagle
Last month, Carolyn Long, a professor of political science at Washington State University Vancouver and candidate for U.S. Representative for Washington's Third Congressional District, spoke in front of about 20 concerned citizens at the Skamokawa Grange.
Here are some of her thoughts:
"I got into this race because the work I was doing on political polarization really impacted the way I saw our democracy," Long said. "We have people that aren't really working together. I think a lot...