Sen. Rob Wagner, D-Lake Oswego, will be the Senate’s first new president in 20 years.
Oregon Democrats skeptical of claims Schrader would have won 5th Congressional District
After Republican Lori Chavez-DeRemer flipped the district, Schrader and national pundits argued Democrats erred by nominating a progressive.
Gwyn clinches city council seat
A near-final ballot count Tuesday shows real estate broker Deanna Gwyn, whose campaign focused on public safety, winning the race to represent Ward 4.
City Club invites Salemites to mull election results at Friday talk
Ed Dover, a political scientist and professor of 30 years at Western Oregon University, will give a talk on local, state and national elections at the Willamette Heritage Center’s Day House.
Oregon voters approve ballot measure that will tighten gun laws
Measure 114 passed thanks to urban support but it could be months before it goes into effect because rules have to be written and it could prompt a legal fight.
State Rep. Andrea Salinas, a Democrat, wins in Oregon’s 6th Congressional District
Salinas edged out Republican supply-chain executive Mike Erickson.
Lori Chavez-DeRemer wins Oregon’s 5th Congressional District seat
On Sunday, the Associated Press announced that the former mayor of Happy Valley had won the race against Democrat Jamie-McLeod-Skinner, an attorney and regional emergency manager from central Oregon.
Salem will see more Republicans in Legislature, new judge in Marion County
Results updated Thursday evening showed nearly all Salem-area races settled, with no changes from election night.
Democrat Tina Kotek is Oregon’s next governor
The Associated Press called the race for Kotek Thursday evening.
Democrat Tina Kotek declares victory, pledges to work on homelessness as Oregon governor
The Associated Press has not yet called the race and Republican Christine Drazan hasn’t conceded, but Kotek’s lead continues to grow.