Oregon Democrats Sweep to Super-Majorities in Both Legislative Chambers

November 13, 2018 / Sabrina Balderama

Willamette Week

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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