Home Rule Charter earns 55.8% support

Washougal public safety levy is failing

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General election results have been released.

The Home Rule Charter, an initiative that would change the structure of Clark County government, is currently passing with 55.8 percent support.

In Washougal, Proposition 5 – a replacement levy for fire and emergency medical services – is passing with 56.96 percent of the vote. However, Proposition 6 – a levy for public safety services – is failing with 53.82 percent of voters casting their ballots against it.

The East County Fire and Rescue emergency medical services levy is passing by a wide margin with 72.33 percent support.

The Mount Pleasant School District’s maintenance and operations levy is succeeding. 55.26 percent of voters are supporting it, while 44.74 voted against it.

According to Clark County Elections, there are still 45,000 ballots left to be counted. The next round of results will be released Wednesday evening. Countywide, voter turnout is approximately 32.96 percent.

Other election results include:

US Representative Third Congressional District

Jaime Herrera Beutler: 60.62%

Bob Dingethal: 39.38%

State Representative 18th Legislative District Position 2

Liz Pike: 57.82%

Maureen Winningham: 42.18%

State Representative
18th Legislative District Position 1

Mike Briggs: 38.56%

Brandon Vick: 61.44%

Clark County Assessor

Peter Van Nortwick: 60.41%

Darren S. Wertz: 39.59%

County Clerk

Scott G. Weber: 56.38%

Deanna Pauli-Hammond: 43.62%

County Commissioner, District 3

Craig Pridemore: 51.4%

Jeanne E. Stewart: 48.6%

County Prosecuting Attorney

Tony Golik: 55.93%

Josie Townsend: 44.07%

County Sheriff

Chuck Atkins: 55.93%

Shane Gardner: 44.07%

County Treasurer

Doug Lasher: 54.18%

Lauren Colas: 45.82%

Toll-free East County Bridge Advisory Vote

Yes: 51.31%

No: 48.69%

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