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The matches are set for secretary of state, Oregon legislative races

With the deadline for filing for the May primary passing Tuesday, the picture of how Oregon’s 2020 election season will play out in statewide and legislative races became clearer.

In the Oregon House, several key races will settle whether Democrats maintain or extend their majority. In the Senate, half of seats are up for election where Democrats also hold a strong majority.

With a contentious end two the past two legislative sessions over a bill to reduce carbon emissions and longtime political players vying for secretary of state, 2020 is expected to be an exciting year for those tuned into Oregon’s politics.

Secretary of state:

On the day of the filing deadline, Cameron Smith, one of four Democrats seeking the office,

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