Democrats will maintain their legislative majorities but not a supermajority in the Senate.
By Julia Shumway - Oregon Capital Chronicle
Nonaffiliated candidate Betsy Johnson was a distant third, but the race remains too close to call.
Democrat Andrea Salinas was up in the race to represent the 6th Congressional District, which includes Salem.
Democratic Rep. Chris Hoy was sworn in as mayor of Salem last week
Former Rep. Diego Hernandez had accused Kotek of threatening his career and legislative priorities.
Either Jamie McLeod-Skinner or Lori Chavez-DeRemer would make history if elected.
An independent investigation determined Kotek’s actions didn’t violate legislative rules.
Communities across Oregon face a wave of homelessness, as residents struggle with costs that put homes out of their reach. In this part of the Vote 2022 series, the three leading candidates for Oregon governor discuss the problem and what they would do to solve it.
Republican Mike Erickson wants $800,000 from opponent to cover costs of refuting allegations made by Democrat Andrea Salinas. The lawsuit comes two weeks before ballots go out for the November election.
Andrea Salinas’ campaign ran ads saying Erickson was charged with drug possession, though he wasn’t formally charged.