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How often do Oregon congressional districts flip?

Eric Ostermeier addresses the history of Oregon's congressional partisan patterns.

Despite the bizarre and sensationalistic aspects leading to seven-term David Wu's resignation last year, the west coast district did not generate the publicity (or competitiveness) as Anthony Weiner's scandal and departure did in the big media market of NY-09. (Though the districts are nearly as competitive: OR-01 has a DEM +8 Partisan Voting Index while NY-09 has a DEM +5).

Oregon Catalyst
February 4, 2012

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