This one is the special election called for Oregon’s First District after incumbent David Wu retired. Suddenly. Under circumstances best described as “murky.” Or possibly “neurological.” It’s a D+8 district, but the Democrats are certainly acting as if it’s in play. Rob’s a small business owner who ran against Wu in 2010 and gave the incumbent his toughest re-election fight; we talked about his chances in this contest, and a few other things as well.
Rob’s site is here; the special election is January 31st, but early voting starts in mid-January.
Moe Lane (crosspost)