Two GOP members face off in the 18th District

first_img Party: Republican.City of residence: Battle Ground.Age: 36.Occupation: Manages family-owned real estate holding company.Campaign website: Elect Adrian CortesMajor endorsements: State Sen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center; former Republican state Sen. Joseph Zarelli; Battle Ground Mayor Lisa Walters; Camas Mayor Scott Higgins; and Washougal Mayor Sean Guard.Money raised in campaign: $5,171.Party: Republican.City of residence: Vancouver.Age: 28.Occupation: Landscape contractor .Campaign website: Brandon VickMajor endorsements: House Republican leader Richard DeBolt of Chehalis; state Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama; state Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver; state Sen. Don Benton, R-Vancouver; Association of Washington Business.Money raised in campaign: $20,971.Thanks to a top two primary voting system, Clark County’s 18th District voters will decide between two Republicans in this fall’s Position 1 House race.The two GOP members vying for that open House seat are former Clark County Republican chairman Brandon Vick and Battle Ground City Councilman Adrian Cortes.Cortes, who suspended his campaign for a couple of months this summer, lags behind Vick when it comes to fundraising. Cortes has raised more than $5,000 in campaign contributions while Vick has raised nearly $21,000. Brandon Vicklast_img read more