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Democrat Suzanne Bonamici wins Oregon special election

Democrat Suzanne Bonamici wins Oregon special election

Former Oregon state senator Suzanne Bonamici (D) won the special election to succeed former congressman David Wu (D-Ore.) on Tuesday, scoring a sizeable victory in the Portland-area 1st district.

Results late Tuesday in the vote-by-mail contest showed Bonamici leading Republican businessman Rob Cornilles 54 percent to 39 percent with 68 percent of precincts reporting. The Associated Press has called the race for Bonamici.

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