In Oregon, Democrats rolled to major victories in state campaigns.
Almost 70% voted. They voted the Republicans into near-oblivion.
My mother lives in Eugene, where the late 1960’s live on. There are more bald men with ponytails in Eugene than anywhere else in the country.
The national Republican Party has written off Oregon. The party just can’t win there. It is Massachusetts, West.
This is where it’s against the law to pump your own gasoline.
It does have one advantage: no state sales tax. If you live in Vancouver, Washington, you can buy big-ticket items (not cars) for cash in Portland, tax-free. Washington has no state income tax. Hippies live in Portland. Tax-evaders live in Vancouver.