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|On the Scene|
|Wednesday, November 03, 2010|
By Emma Hall and Jacq Lacy
Although major news networks had called the U.S. House for the Republicans before John Kitzhaber's election night party at the Hilton Tuesday night had even started, attendees at the Democratic Party of Oregon celebration were in high spirits. Over 500 attendees gathered in the Grand Ballroom of the Portland Hilton to watch numerous television screens announcing the election results as ballots were counted. From sleepy toddlers to white-haired ladies sitting in the few seats available, attendees gathered from all around Oregon to celebrate victories and bemoan losses for Oregon's Democratic Party.
Emma Hall and Jacq Lacy are associate writers for Oregon Business.
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