Nominations sought for vacant Clark County Council position

District 4 seat became vacant when Eileen Quiring was elected as county chair

VANCOUVER — The Clark County Republican Party has issued a public notice seeking nominations for individuals who wish to appear before Clark County Republican PCOs to present themselves as candidates for the position of Clark County Council for District 4.

Nominees must reside in County Council District 4 and be of the Republican Party. Self-nominations should include full contact information and a statement that they are of the Republican Party and live within District 4. Nominations that are not self-nominations should include full contact information of the nominee with the attachment of a signed statement from the nominee that he or she agrees to serve if nominated.

The Clark County Auditor has certified the 2018 elections results and Eileen Quiring has been elected to the position of Clark County Council chair. Quiring will take office as Clark County Council chair on Jan. 1, 2019, and at that time, she will vacate her seat as councilor for District 4.

Pursuant to Article II, Section 15 of the Washington State Constitution, the Clark County Republican Central Committee is required to nominate three individuals as candidates. Pursuant to the state constitution, all nominees must: 1) reside in County Council District 4; and (2) be of the same political party as Quiring, namely the Republican Party.

Nominations will be voted upon by Clark County Precinct Committee Officers on Jan. 15. The names of the three individuals nominated will then be forwarded to the Clark County Council. Upon receipt of the names of the three nominees, the Clark County Council will review the nominees, conduct interviews in an open public session, and appoint one of the individuals to the office of Clark County Council District 4.

Any person interested in being considered for nomination by the Clark County Republican Party Central Committee must notify Clark County Republican Party Chairman Earl Bowerman in writing, and must be received no later than Jan. 10, 2019 . Email notifications to will be accepted and must be received no later than Jan. 10, 2019.

All nominations will be acknowledged within 12 hours with further information on the ensuing process; if acknowledgement is not received, notify Chair Bowerman by email. The mailing address of the Clark County Republican Party is P. O. Box 205, Vancouver, WA. 98666.  

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