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Secession-Minded Voters in Oregon Upend State’s Gubernatorial Race

A gubernatorial race that had leaned Democratic all summer is now considered a toss-up, and Oregon could elect its first GOP governor since 1982.

Portland's social unrest and left-wing politics are leading residents on the eastern fringes of Oregon to contemplate secession.

Portland's social unrest and left-wing politics are leading residents on the eastern fringes of Oregon to contemplate secession. AP/Noah Berger, file

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Mr. Payne is a political reporter at The New York Sun. He covers a broad range of topics focusing on New York State and New York City.

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