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 ClintonBiden says Russia spreading misinformation ahead of 2022 elections Highest-ranking GOP assemblyman in WI against another audit of 2020 vote Women's March endorses Nina Turner in first-ever electoral endorsement MORE over Donald TrumpDonald TrumpFormer New York state Senate candidate charged in riot Trump called acting attorney general almost daily to push election voter fraud claim: report GOP senator clashes with radio caller who wants identity of cop who shot Babbitt 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.