Battan, Quiring lead District 4 County Council race

Madore is trailing two other candidates for District 3

Primary Election ballot counts brought a few surprises.

As of Monday, Aug. 8, leading the race for Clark County Council District 4, which represents Camas and Washougal residents, are Republican Eileen Quiring, of Vancouver (39.21 percent), and Democrat Roman Battan, of Camas (35.40 percent). Washougal resident Jennifer McDaniel (R) is receiving 25.24 percent of the vote.

The two candidates earning the most votes in the Aug. 2 primary move on to the General Election on Nov. 8.

In the race for Clark County Council District 3, with 24.33 percent of the vote incumbent Republican David Madore is coming in third against Democrat Tanisha L. Harris (45.28), and Republican John Blom (30.25).

In the 18th District State Representative Position 1 seat, with 58.18 percent of the vote it is likely that incumbent Republican Brandon Vick will run against Democrat Justin Oberg (31.91) in November. Lisa Anderson is receiving 9.80 percent of the vote.

For Position 2, incumbent Liz Pike of Camas (42.47), will be on the General Election ballot with Independent Democrat Kathy Gillespie of Vancouver (28.96). Shane Bowman captured 15.46, while Ilana Brown nabbed 13 percent.

The only maintenance and operations levy on the ballot was submitted by the Mount Pleasant School District. As of Monday afternoon, that issue is passing with 52 percent support, which represents the combined results of Clark and Skamania County voters.

The three-year levy that would cost taxpayers $3.53 per $1,000 of assessed value in 2017, $3.48 per $1,000 in 2018, and $3.43 per $1,000 in 2019.

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The next update from Clark County Elections will be released on Tuesday, Aug. 9.