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 ClintonTrump complains of 'fake polls' after surveys show him trailing multiple Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton responds to Trump tweets telling Dem lawmakers to 'go back' to their countries The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur: Here's how to choose a president MORE over Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpCNN's Camerota clashes with Trump's immigration head over president's tweet LA Times editorial board labels Trump 'Bigot-in-Chief' Trump complains of 'fake polls' after surveys show him trailing multiple Democratic candidates 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.