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Democrats Win 3-of-4 Contested Clackamas Races

Democrat Kick - 2012Clackamas Democrats were actively involved in four non-partisan special district elections this week, winning three of them. Turnout was predictably low — 21.5 percent county-wide, according to the county clerk’s office.

Here are the races where we paid special attention with volunteers and/or financial support:

  • In West Linn, City Councilor Russ Axelrod defeated Council President Thomas Frank by a 3,318 to 2,700 count in a special election to fill the remainder of a mayoral term left vacant by the resignation of John Kovash.

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