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Peter Nordbye

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Peter Nordbye
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Oregon House of Representatives District 52
PartyDemocratic
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Peter Nordbye was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 52 of the Oregon House of Representatives.

In his 2012 campaign, Nordbye aimed to stand up against special interest groups and corporations by limiting individual contributions to $50.00. Nordbye's campaign only accepted contributions from individuals that lived in District 52 and ignored contributions from political organizations, groups and businesses. While many believed that Nordbye had little chance of unseating incumbent Mark Johnson (R) in the general election, Nordbye came within four percentage points of doing just that. The election was closely contested even though Nordbye spent only $15,000 on his campaign, while Johnson spent more than $180,000.[1] [2]

Elections

2012

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2012

Nordbye ran for election in the 2012 election for Oregon House District 52. Nordbye defeated Marv Hollingsworth in the May 15 Democratic primary and was defeated by incumbent Mark Johnson (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

Oregon House of Representatives, District 52, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Johnson Incumbent 51.7% 14,344
     Democratic Peter Nordbye 48.3% 13,407
Total Votes 27,751
Oregon House of Representatives, District 52 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Nordbye 68.5% 3,264
Marv Hollingsworth 31.5% 1,501
Total Votes 4,765

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2012

Nordbye was endorsed by the following:[6]

  • the Oregon School Employees Association

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