Drazan elected to Oregon House District 39
Christine Drazan has been elected to fill the House District 39 seat held by Republican Bill Kennemer, who will retire at the end of this term.
Unofficial results for the Nov. 6 election show that Drazan, a Republican from Canby, has received 19,353 votes, or 59.14 percent, easily defeating Elizabeth Graser-Lindsey, a Democrat from Beavercreek, with 13,308 votes, or 40.67 percent.
"I am thrilled to be in a position to serve the people in this district. That will take a lot of different forms," she said. "I've heard (residents of District 39) want someone who's available, and there
day in and day out. I'm really committed to doing that."
Drazan has worked as the executive director of the Cultural Advocacy Coalition and the chief of staff for the speaker of the house in the Oregon Legislature.
Graser-Lindsey has spent several decades involved in leadership at the Hamlet of Beavercreek and other organizations in Clackamas County.
House District 39 includes Estacada, Eagle Creek, Barton, Beavercreek, Boring, Canby, Carus, Charbonneau, Fisher Mill, Mulino, Redland, rural areas of Oregon City and portions of Damascus and Happy Valley.