Jami Cate and Scott Sword have moved ahead of the rest of a crowded six-Republican primary field in Oregon House District 17.
Two Democrats are locked in a fierce battle for a shot at incumbent Brian Boquist in state Senate District 12.
Katie Boshart Glaser has taken a sizable leads against Nicole De Graff in the Republican primary for Oregon House District 11.
Four Democratic candidates are seeking the party’s primary nomination to take on Republican incumbent Sen. Brian Boquist in District 12, which covers portions of Benton, Washington, Yamhill, Polk and Marion counties.
Republican Shelly Boshart Davis won election to the House District 15 seat being vacated by the retiring Andy Olson, and incumbents generally did well in Tuesday's election for mid-valley legislative positions.
PORTLAND (AP) — Oregon's five congressional representatives have all been re-elected.
Voters have a choice between a longtime Republican and a newcomer Democrat for representation of House District 17 this election.
Gov. Kate Brown made a whistle-stop visit to Albany on Friday, talking with business owners, officials with the Linn County Democrats and others about state issues and their concerns.
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Democrat Sara Gelser defeated Republican Betsy Close to take the District 8 seat in the Oregon Senate Tuesday night in what turned out to be one of the highest-profile and hardest-fought legislative races in the state this year.
Michael Spasaro of Lebanon, a former police officer and special agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration, is challenging Sen. Lee Beyer for his state position.
Gov. John Kitzhaber is scheduled to be in Corvallis on Sunday morning to join state Senate District 8 candidate Sara Gelser on her door-to-door campaign.
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More than 120 people piled into the meeting room of the Corvallis library Friday night for a Gazette-Times forum with mid-valley legislative candidates, while still more watched from the hallway.
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Perhaps you don’t have the same reaction I do, but I still get a little thrill when my ballot arrives in the mail.
SCIO — Rep. Sherrie Sprenger (R-Scio) has announced plans to seek re-election to House District 17, a position she has held since 2008.
Andy Olson says his decision to file for re-election was a little more difficult than in past years, but the five-term state representative for House District 15 had plenty of encouragement.
Sara Gelser of Corvallis, who has represented Oregon’s 16th House district since 2005, announced Monday that she will seek election to Oregon State Senate in District 8 in the November 2014 election.
Republicans as a whole had a tough night, but in the mid-valley, at least a few state lawmakers had cause to celebrate.
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Incumbent Andy Olson, a former state trooper, wants to continue the work he’s done as an eight-year representative for District 15 in Oregon’s House of Representatives.
Albany Circuit Court judge James Egan is running against Portland attorney Tim Volpert for position six on the Oregon Court of Appeals.
Incumbent Sherrie Sprenger will have a rematch with newcomer Richard Harisay for the District 17 seat in Oregon’s House of Representatives.
It would be so nice to have honesty in political candidates. Consider the flip-flopping Mitt Romney. His website states his position on taxes. But when giving a campaign speech it is a different version. Then at the first debate, he claimed a totally different position.