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Portland City Council, Position 3: Jo Ann Hardesty 

Measure 26-228: Yes

Portland Community College Measure 26-224: Yes



Metro Measure 26-225: Yes



Multnomah County Chair: Jessica Vega Pederson

Multnomah County Measure 26-230: Yes

Multnomah County Measure 26-231: Yes

Multnomah County Measure 26-232: Yes

Multnomah County Measure 26-233: Yes

Multnomah County Measure 26-234: Yes

Multnomah County Measure 26-235: Yes

Multnomah County Measure 26-236: Yes


Governor: Tina Kotek

Labor Commissioner: Christina Stephenson 

State Representative, District 42: Rob Nosse

Representative, District 28: Dacia Grayber

Representative, District 31: Anthony Sorace 

Representative, District 33: Maxine Dexter

Representative, District 34: Lisa Reynolds

Representative, District 38: Daniel Nguyen

Representative, District 41: Mark Gamba

Representative, District 43: Tawna Sanchez

Representative, District 44: Travis Nelson

Representative, District 45: Thuy Tran

Representative, District 46: Khanh Pham

Representative, District 47: Andrea Valderrama

Senator, District 17: Elizabeth Steiner Hayward

Senator, District 19: Rob Wagner

Senator, District 24: Kayse Jama

Measure 111: Yes

Measure 112: Yes

Measure 113: Yes

Measure 114: Yes



US Senator: Ron Wyden 

US Representative, 1st District: Suzanne Bonamici 

US Representative, 3rd District: Earl Blumenauer 

US Representative, 5th District: Jamie McLeod-Skinner


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