By Nigel Jaquiss
November, 6, 2018
It was a blue wave—in Oregon, anyway.
In a something of a surprise, Oregon Democrats have won a super-majority in both the state House and Senate.
Democrats knocked off two incumbent metro-area Republicans, as Rachel Prusak defeating state Rep. Julie Parrish (R-West Linn) and Courtney Neron unseating state Rep. Rich Vial (R-Scholls). Democrats also picked up a seat in the Columbia River Gorge as Anna Williams, a Democratic newcomer, defeated incumbent Rep. Jeff Helfrich (R-Hood River) to gain a 38 to 22 majority.
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