Courtesy of The New York Times:
From The Associated Press - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's concession speech Tuesday night in Boston, as transcribed by Roll Call:
"I feel good," she said. "I feel like we worked really hard and kept our priorities - economy and jobs. And apparently voters wanted to keep me working on an environment where jobs can grow. So I'm excited."
Incumbents held onto their seats in three Oregon Congressional races that weren't expected to be close.
Washington voters made their state the first in the nation to legalize recreational pot use on Tuesday, setting up a showdown with a federal government that backs the drug's prohibition.
President Barack Obama's camp sent the following e-mail to supporters once projections of his re-election came down.
Meanwhile, his opponent has conceded the race for Portland mayor.
As of 8:10 p.m., the votes were 52 percent NO and 48 percent YES. Watch KATU News for live reports on the measure from Reporter Thom Jensen.
KATU Reporter Anna Canzano is at the camp for Portland Mayoral candidate Jefferson Smith. She said despite the numbers being down for Smith, the attitude is an upbeat one and his supporters are hopeful.
Charlie Hales and his supporters eagerly await the results of tonight's election. Photo by KATU Reporter Dan Tilkin.