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Congressman DeFazio Wins Highly Anticipated Race

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio has won re-election in Oregon’s 4th District.

The longtime lawmaker defeated Republican challenger 28-year-old Alek Skarlatos by about 7 percentage points.

It was a highly anticipated race.

Skarlatos, a well-known figure in Oregon for helping stop a terrorist attack in Paris, outspent DeFazio in the race and posed a strong threat.


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