Government and Politics

Oregon House
6:15 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

Republicans Hope To Still Have Impact Despite Losing Oregon House

Republican Bruce Hanna had a share of the gavel but Democrat Tina Kotek will likely take over as Oregon House speaker.
Credit Oregon Legislature

Republicans in the Oregon House will be in the minority after this week’s election. A historic 30-30 split in the chamber has ended with Democratic wins Tuesday night in key districts. But Republicans say they hope the recent bipartisanship will carry over into the next legislative session.

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