Primary Election ballots are due by 8 p.m.

Ballots can be hand-delivered to drop-off sites

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Those who waited until the last minute to vote have a few hours left to return their ballots in time to be counted for today’s Primary Election.

Today only, 33 ballot deposit locations throughout Clark County will be open until 8 p.m. Camas sites include Dorothy Fox Elementary School, 2623 N.W. Sierra St., Grace Foursquare Church, 717 S.E. Everett Road, Helen Baller Elementary School, 1954 N.E. Garfield St., and Prune Hill Elementary School, 1601 N.W. Tidland St. In Washougal, ballots can be delivered to the community center, 1681 “C” St.

Clark County Elections officials will begin the process of entering ballots into the tabulation system today at 6 p.m. As of this morning, of the 251,730 ballots mailed to Clark County voters, 48,121 have been returned.

Among the races and candidates featured on the Primary Election ballot are:

Clark County Sheriff: Chuck Atkins (R), John Graser (R), Ed Owens (I) and Shane Gardner (NP); U.S. Rep. Third Congressional District: Bob Dingethal (D), Jaime Herrera Beutler (R) and Michael Delavar (R); State Rep. 18th Legislative District: John Ley (R), Mike Briggs (D) and Brandon Vick (R); and Clark Public Utility District: Michael Piper, Bill Hughes, Byron Hanke and Jane Van Dyke.

In races with three or more candidates, the two who receive the most votes will move on to the November General Election.

Results, which will be posted on the Post-Record’s website at, are expected to be released at 8:30 p.m.

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