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In this April 17, 2015, file photo, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown speaks during her State of the State address in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File) 

Election results for Oregon elections


Supporters for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton react as Florida is called for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a Democratic Party election party in Eugene, Ore., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. (Andy Nelson/The Register-Guard via AP) 

Local Democrats, especially female candidates, saw big wins – but express fear, disappointment after Clinton’s loss


A voter is reflected in the glass frame of a poster while leaving a polling site in Atlanta, during early voting ahead of the Nov. 8 election day, Nov. 1, 2016. If all goes smoothly, the American people will choose a new president on Tuesday, the Electoral College will affirm the election and either Democrat Hillary Clinton or Republican Donald Trump will take the oath of office Jan. 20. (AP Photo/David Goldman) 

The calls which told voters they were not registered appear to have been due to an error    


Ballots are prepared for counting at Multnomah County election headquarters in Portland, Ore. May 17, 2016.The Oregon agency in charge of elections in the state says more than 1 million voters have cast their ballot so far, with almost a quarter-million more ballots returned than the same time-frame before the 2012 general elections. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File) 

Voters getting calls falsely saying they are not registered and ballot won't be counted       



The county says will take steps to manage anticipated high election turnout 


Oregon State Capitol Building 

The Skanner reviews research on potential effects, consequences of the controversial measure 


Democratic candidate for Oregon Secretary of State Brad Avakian stands with supporter Linda Campbell at a primary election night gathering in Portland, Ore. May 17, 2016. With a Republican threatening to take a state-wide office for the first time in many years in Oregon, the battle for secretary of state has become the hottest state race. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes, file) 

Avakian has long civil rights record: Republican Richardson says he will neutral  


In this Jan. 8, 2016, file photo, Ryan Bundy, one of the sons of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, walks through the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Ore. The leaders of an armed group that took over a national wildlife refuge in rural Oregon have been found not guilty of conspiracy and possession of firearms at a federal facility. A jury on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, exonerated brothers Ammon and Ryan Bundy and five others of conspiring to impede federal workers from their jobs at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File) 

A Portland jury acquitted all seven defendants involved in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in rural southeastern Oregon 



Suit contends the department has not addressed issues related to racial profiling 


Guests at a laptop giveaway eat before the big reveal. Photo by Christen McCurdy. 

Multnomah County, Comcast partner to distribute 143 laptops to families in need


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