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Election results: Mostly wins for labor-backed candidates in SW Washington

The Southwest Washington Central Labor Council saw three of its four endorsed candidates win in Washington’s Nov. 7 election.

Vancouver candidate uses fake union bug

Russell Brent, a candidate for Port of Vancouver commissioner, made a big blunder with a tiny logo.

Union Voter Guide to the SW Washington Election

Washington's Nov. 7 general election covers local races for school board, city council, and special districts.

A Union Guide to Washington’s August 2022 primary

This union-focused ballot guide for Southwest Washington keeps it simple: It only lists candidates who have at least one union endorsement.

Labor-endorsed candidates advance in Southwest Washington primary

All six candidates endorsed by the SW Washington CLC will go on to the November general election, and five were the top vote-getters. 

A union guide to the 2021 primary election for Southwest Washington

Washington’s 2021 primary helps determine city councils and school districts. Ballots are mailed July 16 and must be postmarked by Aug. 3.

SW Washington Labor Council-backed candidates advance to general election

Voter turnout in the primary was low, with only 20.3% of registered voters casting ballots.

Southwest Washington Labor Council endorsements for the Aug. 6 primary

Voters will elect board members for the City of Vancouver, Clark County, Vancouver Public Schools and Evergreen Public Schools.

Inslee rejects Vancouver oil terminal

The proposed union-built facility would have been the largest oil terminal in North America.

SW Washington Labor Roundtable recognizes labor stalwarts

The 31st annual awards banquet honors those whose leadership has made a significant impact on organized labor

SW Washington Labor Council makes endorsements for August primary

Five candidates square off for chair of Clark County Board of Councilors

Clark County residents blast proposed right-to-work resolution

Clark County Councilor Dave Madore plans to push local measure targeting public employees

Labor-endorsed charter change passes in Clark County

Otherwise, it was a tough night for labor unions in Southwest Washington

SW Washington Labor Council backs Clark County charter change

Amendment would add two members to County Commission, cut its pay, and allow initiatives

IBEW leader takes office as Clark County Commissioner

GOP commissioners Madore and Mielke appointed Ed Barnes to spite Democrat Craig Pridemore

IBEW’s Ed Barnes a finalist for Clark County Commission seat

Barnes is third in line to replace Steve Stuart

Clark County community rallies around Ed Barnes

Retired union official threatened with lawsuit for speaking his mind at public meetings

All labor-backed candidates for Vancouver City Council win

Genetic food labeling initiative I-522 fails

As Clark County looks at charter change, union members run for ‘freeholder’

Four unionists are among 110 vying for 15 spots as charter “freeholders” in the Nov. 5 election

Labor-backed candidates in Vancouver advance to general election

The Central Labor Council backed five for Vancouver City Council and mayor