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The '''[[Oregon's 1st congressional district|1st congressional district of Oregon]]''' will hold a special election for the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] on January 31, 2012.  The election is to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Representative [[David Wu]].  The primary election was held on November 8, 2011.
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The '''[[Oregon's 1st congressional district|1st congressional district of Oregon]]''' held a special election for the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] on January 31, 2012.  The election was to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Representative [[David Wu]].  The primary election was held on November 8, 2011.
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The winner of the special election was [[Suzanne Bonamici]].<ref>[http://www.oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2012/01/suzanne_bonamici_wins_special.html ''Oregonlive.com'', "Suzanne Bonamici wins special election for Oregon's 1st Congressional District", January 31, 2012]</ref>
 
[[File:OR Congressional District 1 2000-2010.jpg|thumb|300px|This is the 1st congressional district prior to the [[Redistricting in Oregon|2010 redistricting]].]]
 
[[File:OR Congressional District 1 2000-2010.jpg|thumb|300px|This is the 1st congressional district prior to the [[Redistricting in Oregon|2010 redistricting]].]]
  
 
==Candidates==
 
==Candidates==
The following candidates will be on the general election ballot.
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The following candidates were on the general election ballot.
  
*{{bluedot}} [[Suzanne Bonamici]] (Democratic, Independent)
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*{{bluedot}} [[Suzanne Bonamici]] (Democratic, Independent) {{won}}
 
*{{reddot}} [[Rob Cornilles]] (Republican)
 
*{{reddot}} [[Rob Cornilles]] (Republican)
 
*{{yellowdot}} [[James Foster]] (Libertarian)
 
*{{yellowdot}} [[James Foster]] (Libertarian)

Revision as of 23:03, 31 January 2012

The 1st congressional district of Oregon held a special election for the U.S. House of Representatives on January 31, 2012. The election was to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Representative David Wu. The primary election was held on November 8, 2011.

The winner of the special election was Suzanne Bonamici.[1]

This is the 1st congressional district prior to the 2010 redistricting.

Candidates

The following candidates were on the general election ballot.

See also

External links

References