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Most voters in the Pacific Northwest want Democratic representation in the U.S. House, NPI tri-state poll finds

52% of 1,012 Wash­ing­ton, Ore­gon, and Ida­ho vot­ers sur­veyed by Civiqs ear­li­er this month for NPI said they’d vote for the Demo­c­ra­t­ic can­di­date in their con­gres­sion­al dis­trict if the elec­tion were being held now, while 40% said they’d vote for the Repub­li­can can­di­date. 8% were not sure. 

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Bernie Sanders wins Oregon’s Democratic primary, completes sweep of Pacific NW

Ini­tial results in Ore­gon’s 2016 pri­ma­ry elec­tion are in, and they show that Bernie Sanders has won the Beaver State as expect­ed, although not by a huge mar­gin. Of Ore­gon’s 2,293,928 vot­ers, 954,125 cast bal­lots, for a total turnout of 41%. In Ore­gon, vot­ers reg­is­ter by par­ty, so we can also com­pare turnout among vot­ers iden­ti­fy­ing with a […]

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Oregon Republicans choose Monica Wehby as Jeff Merkley’s November opponent; Dennis Richardson to face Governor John Kitzhaber

As in sev­er­al states on the East Coast, tonight is pri­ma­ry night in two of the three states in the Pacif­ic North­west: Ore­gon and Ida­ho. Vot­ers belong­ing to or iden­ti­fy­ing with the coun­try’s major polit­i­cal par­ties are choos­ing the nom­i­nees who will go on to the autumn gen­er­al elec­tion as the par­ties’ stan­dard bear­ers. In […]