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Gov. Ted Kulongoski (D)

First elected in 2002; Seeking second full term; Kulongoski was nominated with 54% in a three-way primary.

  • Born: Nov. 5, 1940; Washington County, Mo.
  • Family: Married (Mary); three children
  • Education: University of Missouri, J.D., 1970; B.A., 1967
  • Professional Career: State insurance commissioner, 1982-92; practicing attorney, 1971-87
  • Military Career: Marine Corps, 1959-63
  • Previous Elective Office: State superior court, 1996-2001; state attorney general, 1992-96; state Senate, 1978-82; state House, 1974-78

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Ron Saxton (R)

Saxton, an attorney, was nominated with 43% in an eight-way primary.

  • Born: May 5, 1954; Albany, Ore.
  • Family: Married (Lynne); one childEducation: University of Virginia, J.D., 1979; Willamette University, B.S., 1976
  • Professional Career: Co-founder, Ater Wynne Hewitt Dodson & Skerritt; owner, commercial cherry farm; political commentator for Portland's KATU television and the Medford Mail Tribune
  • Military Career: None
  • Previous Elective Office: Portland Public School Board, 1997-2000 (Chairman, 1998-2000)

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