PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Christine Drazan will be the Republican candidate in the race for the next Oregon governor.
Christine Drazan’s remained steady since votes began coming in at 8 p.m on Tuesday, but the AP didn’t officially call the race until 6 p.m. on Wednesday.
Drazen garnered 23.5% of the vote and has received nearly 14,000 more votes than Bob Tiernan, who received 18.4% of the vote. Stan Pulliam, Bridget Barton and Bud Pierce finished third, fourth and fifth respectively.
Drazan, Pierce, Tiernan, and Pulliam — also took part in a debate hosted by KOIN 6 News and Pamplin Media. Drazan and Pierce may be the best-known of the GOP candidates, though Tiernan has been around for years and Pulliam is the current mayor of Sandy.