Oregon Senate metro area contests: Three apparent winners
A roundup of primary contests for metro area seats in the Oregon Senate. Some races are not listed because the nominees were unopposed.
(Four-year terms, except as indicated)
District 13 (Wilsonville, Sherwood, Tigard): Aaron Woods was leading Chelsea King, both of Wilsonville, for the Democratic nomination, 54% to 45% as of updated results posted Wednesday morning. John Velez of Sherwood was unopposed for the Republican nomination. There is no incumbent in this race.
District 18 (Aloha, Beaverton, two-year term): Democrat Wlnsvey Campos, a sitting state representative from Aloha, was leading Alisa Blum of Beaverton, 84% to 15%, in a rematch of their primary race for House District 28 in 2020. Kimberly Rice of Beaverton was unopposed for the Republican nomination. There is no incumbent in this redrawn district.
District 19 (Lake Oswego, West Linn, Tualatin): Ben Edtl was leading Wendy O'Riley, both of Tualatin, 66% to 34%, for the Republican nomination to face incumbent Democrat Rob Wagner, Lake Oswego, who was unopposed for his party nomination.
District 20 (Oregon City, Gladstone, Happy Valley): With just 1,400 ballots counted in the Republican primary: Bill Kennemer of Oregon City, the incumbent had a big lead over Jim Large of Gladstone and Christopher Morrisette of Oak Grove. Rep. Mark Meek of Gladstone was unopposed for the Democratic nomination.
District 26 (parts of Clackamas, Multnomah, Wasco counties; Hood River County): Daniel Bonham, a sitting state representative from The Dalles, easily won the Republican nomination with 77% over Steve Bates of Boring and Michael Nugent of Corbett. Democrat Raz Mason of The Dalles was unopposed for his party nomination. There is no incumbent in this race.
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