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With hours to go, Brown and Buehler hit campaign trail one last time

Republican gubernatorial candidate Knute Buehler closes out his campaign day Monday at his headquarters in Tualatin (Photo courtesy of the Buehler campaign)

In the closing hours of Oregon governor’s race on Monday, Kate Brown and Knute Buehler took very different approaches to finishing up a campaign that has stretched out for more than a year.

Brown, the incumbent Democratic governor, journeyed to a college campus, hoping to motivate young voters who seemed to be sitting out the 2018 election.

Buehler, the Republican state legislator, took to the air, forsaking his Ford Explorer for a chartered plane to win from rally to rally to rally.

Buehler has officially been campaigning for 459 days, announcing his intention to seek the governor’s seat on Aug. 3, 2017.

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