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Oregon Governor: Kulongoski’s Climb Continues

Incumbent Extends Lead Over Challenger Saxton 49%-35%

According to the most recent Rasmussen Reports election survey of 500 likely Oregon voters, incumbent Democratic Governor Ted Kulongoski is on the move while Republican challenger Ron Saxton remains in limbo. The current survey shows Kulongoski ahead 49% to 35%. Kulongoski’s lead last month was 45% to 35%.

Saxton earned support from 41% of voters in May—immediately after his primary win —but he has since taken a tumble and is holding steady at 35% for the second straight month.

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