Washougal City Council seats are determined

Results will be certified Nov. 24

There will be a new Washougal City Council member taking the oath of office in January.
Dan Coursey received 1,274 votes (52.49 percent), while former Councilwoman Molly Coston received 1,153 votes (47.51 percent) in the race for Council Position 7.
“I would like to thank everyone that voted, volunteered, contributed and gave me moral support along the way, to make this happen,” Coursey said, on Monday “I so appreciate you all, and will work hard to be a good representative for the people of Washougal.”
Coston said she was disappointed, but she plans to continue to be involved in the community.
“I will stay very engaged in the community and moving Washougal forward,” she said. “There are many opportunities.
“My heartfelt thanks to everyone who supported my campaign,” Coston added.
Incumbent Washougal City Councilwoman Joyce Lindsay will retain the Position 4 seat.
Lindsay received 1,352 votes (56.76 percent), compared to Jason Dodge, who received 1,030 votes (43.24 percent).
“I congratulate Joyce on her campaign and thank those who supported me by voting,” Dodge said. “The city of Washougal is in good hands, and I still get to be involved on the Planning Commission and other activities around the area.”
Lindsay said her campaign efforts included knocking on the doors of more than 600 houses.
“I worked really hard,” she said. “I’m glad I won. I want to serve. I like being on the council. I still feel I have energy for it.
“I’m a better council member now,” Lindsay added. “I understand more now. I’m of more value to the city. There’s a learning curve. I’m really pleased the community has supported me again. I’m looking forward to the next four years.”
In Camas, incumbent City Councilman Tim Hazen received 2,719 votes (78.49 percent), and challenger Shawn High has 745 votes (21.51 percent).
“I’m thankful for the opportunity to serve the citizens of Camas for yet another four years,” Hazen said Monday. “We have so many great happenings in our city, and I’m proud to help out in every way I can.”
In the race for Clark County Council Chair (at-large), Marc Boldt received 31,847 votes (39.36 percent), while Mike Dalesandro has 29,640 votes (36.63 percent) and Liz Pike received 19,420 write-in votes (24 percent).
For Clark County councilor District 2, Julie Olson received 12,929 votes (53.99 percent), and Chuck Green has 11,017 votes (46.01 percent).
The election results will be certified on Nov. 24.
This information will be updated online and in the Nov. 10 print edition.