Democratic Nominee Tina Kotek.Democratic Nominee Tina Kotek.
Democratic nominee Tina Kotek.Pool photo by Jamie Valdez

Oregon never used to be a battleground. But a poll by The Oregonian found a dead heat between the Republican governor candidate, Christine Drazen, and the Democrat, Tina Kotek, with Betsy Johnson, an independent, at 18 percent. The Fifth Congressional District is a toss-up; two other Democratic seats are in play. Republicans say Portland chaos is the reason.

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