A May election primer: Governor's and Congressional races

It’s election time again and this year Oregonians have a ton on their minds – and not all of it is positive. How will that affect the Democrats who hold power in the governor’s mansion and beyond?
On the latest episode of Beat Check with The Oregonian, we chat with politics reporters Hillary Borrud and Chris Lehman. Chris and Hillary break down some of the big storylines in the May primary – when Democratic and Republican candidates try to win their party’s nomination as we head toward the November election.
We focused on the governor’s race and some of the more interesting congressional races.
We talked about the wide open Republican field for governor, how Tina Kotek and Tobias Read are trying to differentiate from one another, what to make of the new 6th congressional district and some of the candidates in that crowded Democratic field.
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