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Oregon Politics Roundup – Democrats and Republicans in a race for the majority

By Elizabeth Remley Campaign announcements this fall are making life difficult for campaign strategists in Oregon. The chances are slim that 2012 election results will continue the 30-30 split in the House, and at this point, it seems the Republicans and Democrats have an equal chance to claim the...

Oregon Election Recap

Oregon Election Recap By Kelsey Wilson & Deborah Herron John Kitzhaber wins. As the last votes from Multnomah County and Lane County trickled in on Wednesday, Nov. 3, a day after the election, Kitzhaber vaulted from 20,000 votes behind to 12,000 votes ahead. The Oregonian called the race just before 4...

Oregon Election Links

Election day is Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010!  The Secretary of State’s website can connect you to the closest drop off site to return your ballot. Candidates in county commission, city council, judicial and local districts can be found by looking up the county elections office. Ballots should be arriving in...

Oregon Election News: RESULTS

Votes are in and few races are ‘too close to call’ as final ballots are counted.  Below are headlines from contested primaries around the state and listed are the outcomes from races that had a primary challenge. Turnout was better than predicted with 41% voting. Oregon trended opposite other states...

Public Affairs. Lobbying. Advocacy = Information. Listening. Results.

The term public affairs is often synonymous with lobbying, advocacy or government affairs. It involves initiating, building and maintaining relationships as well as facilitating the flow of information. It is guided by a process, communication plan, political campaign or legislative goal. Public affairs...