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.

It was a tight race in a state that leans to the left, having voting for Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDem lawmaker says Electoral College was 'conceived' as way to perpetuate slavery Dem strategist says Donna Brazile is joining Fox News 'for the money' CNN to host town hall with Cory Booker in South Carolina MORE over Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDem lawmaker says Electoral College was 'conceived' as way to perpetuate slavery Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals to visit White House on Monday Transportation Dept requests formal audit of Boeing 737 Max certification MORE in the 2016 presidential election 50 to 39 percent.

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.