From the Chairman's Desk-November 8, 2016

Please pray for our nation and our candidates. 

Republican HQ will be open as late as possible tonight to help you with your ballot.   The phone number is 360-695-1609 and the address is 9401 NE Covington Rd.  Check out our Ballot Recommendation page and call or stop by if you need assistance. 

Please devote the day to finding friends that have not yet voted and helping them get their ballots turned in...And then let's party!


Go to to see if your ballot has been received (click ballot status).

Need a replacement ballot? You have two options outlined here:  Essentially you need to go down to Clark County elections, 1408 Franklin, Vancouver, or print a replacement ballot at the link.    I have not reviewed all the instructions about printing, but I know it is possible.

Ballot drop off locations:

Is the election rigged?  Possibly, but probably not in Clark County.  To protect the citizens and our candidates as many as ten Clark County Republican election observers have monitored ballot processing each day since October 24th.   KPTV did a story yesterday about them which can be viewed here.  Consider becoming an observer for the next election.  There is a required class, probably offered in June, so watch for details.

The end of the term:  In December, the Precinct Committee Officers (PCOs) of the Clark County Republican Party will elect new board members.  I will not seek re-election, but will continue to participate as an active PCO and volunteer.  I have served on the board for two terms, beginning in December 2012, and am proud of our many accomplishments.  Possibly over the next few weeks I’ll highlight some of them in this newsletter.  Thank you for your support!

Time to bring in the Signs!  Don’t remove signs today, but beginning tomorrow, feel free to bring us any Republican signs and we’ll get them to the rightful owner.  Our address is 9401 NE Covington Rd.  Most candidates will want their signs for future use.

Coming Events (can also be viewed on our calendar)
The events listed may or may not be organized, sponsored or endorsed by the CCRP.  If you have events that you would like to see listed, please send them to

FINAL DAY! – CALL CENTER OPEN – WORKERS NEEDED November 8,  9:00am -7:00pm

Clark County Republican Party HQ - 9401 NE Covington Rd.
The response to our calls has been fantastic!  Come make calls for your favorite candidate.  We have a top-flite system that is very productive, but needs callers.


Public Service Center, sixth-floor hearing room, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver
We need to pay attention to the freedoms being lost in the county.  Please come to these hearings, or at least watch them on to see what is being done to you).

VICKI KRAFT PHONE BANKING  November 8, 4:00 – 7:00pm
DeWils Showcase 11021 NE 4th Plain Rd, Vancouver
This is fun and easy because you have a script to call people in the 17th Legislative District that have not voted yet. Come for as long as you can…RSVP (714) 321-2776

Club Green Meadows, 7703 NE 72nd Avenue, Vancouver
Come celebrate with us as we enjoy our victories and thank our candidates, volunteers and voters for a remarkable election season.  Many candidates and their volunteers will join us in the celebration!  Free & open to everyone!

Clark County Republican Party HQ - 9401 NE Covington Rd., Vancouver
You should join Toastmasters for the camaraderie and self-confidence… Remember what Dale Carnegie said, “My training in public speaking has given me the confidence, courage, poise and ability to meet and deal with people in business more than all the rest of my college courses put together!”

Individual Candidate Sites:
Federal Candidates:
President: Donald J. Trump - Local Facebook Group 
US Senate: Chris Vance  Social Media: Facebook , Twitter , YouTube
U.S. Congress: Re-Elect Jaime Herrera Beutler
Statewide Candidates:
Governor: Bill Bryant  Watch the second debate here.
Lt. Governor: Marty McClendon Grassroots Facebook Group
Secretary of State: Kim Wyman  Q13 Fox Voter's Guide
State Treasurer: Duane Davidson and Michael Waite 
State Auditor: Mark Miloscia
Attorney General – Joshua Trumbull  (Libertarian)
Public Lands Commissioner: Steve McLaughlin
Insurance Commissioner – Richard Shrock
Supreme Court Justice
State Supreme Court Justice Pos 1: David DeWolf (Be sure to check out his 4-part video series)
State Supreme Court Justice Pos 5: Greg Zempel
State Supreme Court Justice Pos 6: Dave Larson
Legislative Candidates:
LD14 WA State Senate:  Amanda Richards (CCRP Endorsed)
LD14 WA State Representative Pos 1: Norm Johnson (Incumbent)
LD14 WA State Representative Pos 2: Gina McCabe (Incumbent)
LD17 WA State Senate: Lynda Wilson
LD17 WA State Representative Pos 1: Vicki Kraft
LD17 WA State Representative Pos 2: Paul Harris (Incumbent)
LD18 WA State Senate: Ann Rivers (Incumbent)
LD18 WA State Representative Pos 1: Brandon Vick (Incumbent)
LD18 WA State Representative Pos 2: Liz Pike (Incumbent)
LD20 WA State Senate: John Braun (Incumbent)
LD20 WA State Representative Pos 1: Richard DeBolt (Incumbent)
LD20 WA State Representative Pos 2: Ed Orcutt (Incumbent)
LD49 WA State Senate: Lewis Gerhardt
County Candidates:
Clark County Council Pos. 4: Eileen Quiring
Clark PUD – Pos. 2 – Nancy Barnes

Call me.   I am available to you any time,

Kenny Smith
Clark County Republican Party

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