Walden wins in 2nd Congressional District

Walden wins in 2nd Congressional District

Walden wins in 2nd Congressional District

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by kgw.com Staff and Associated Press

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Posted on November 6, 2012 at 9:45 PM

PORTLAND -- Republican Greg Walden has won another term in Congress.

He defeated Democratic challenger Joyce Segers to retain his seat in Oregon's sprawling 2nd District./p>

First elected in 1998, Walden has risen to become chairman of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee and vice chairman of the House Republican Campaign Committee./p>

This is the second consecutive election in which he has defeated Segers, the former owner of a medical billing company./p>

Segers campaigned to improve education, keep Social Security sound and reduce the role of money in politics.

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