Dem Kate Brown wins reelection for Oregon governor

Dem Kate Brown wins reelection for Oregon governor
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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) won reelection on Tuesday, edging out her Republican opponent Knute Buehler.

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Brown won a special election for governor in 2016 after John Kitzhaber resigned in 2015, becoming the state’s second female governor.

Brown was a member of the state legislature for 17 years before serving as secretary of state.