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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.
 
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.
  
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>
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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]].]]
  

Revision as of 07:26, 21 March 2014

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.

Election targeted

Republican candidates Rob Cornilles was targeted by the Super PAC House Majority PAC. The Democratic-allied PAC spent about $300,000 on defeating Cornilles,[2] primarily through TV ads.[3]


"House Majority PAC ad against Robert Cornilles: 'Six Employees'"

See also

External links

References