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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Portland DA Mike Schmidt loses election to Nathan Vasquez after his Soros-backed soft-on-crime policies were blamed for ruining city Mike Schmidt was elected Portland DA with 77 percent of the vote in 2022 But he has lost to challenger Nathan Vasquez after crime surged in the city By Dominic Yeatman For Dailymail.Com Published: 19:39 EDT, 22 May 2024 | Updated: 19:42 EDT, 22 May 2024 e-mail 90 shares 237 View comments Portland's progressive District Attorney Mike Schmidt has conceded victory to a tough-on-crime challenger after his policies were blamed for ruining the city. Schmidt, who is the prosecutor for Multnomah County, which covers the Oregon city, conceded the race to Nathan Vasquez shortly after 7pm ET Wednesday. Voter counts are ongoing, but Vasquez has secured around 54% of votes, with Schmidt trailing well behind on 45%.



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Is any of the punctuation in there right? I couldn't get through the above.

#1 | Posted by kwrx25 at 2024-05-23 09:54 PM | Reply

Current update...

Update: DA Mike Schmidt Concedes in Primary Election Marked by Big Spending, Progressive Upsets

... While ballots are still being counted and results are still rolling in, Tuesday's election saw several progressive candidates losing or slated for a runoff in November against more centrist and conservative opponents. ...

Looks like a good thing to me.

Election results being accepted.

What's wrong with that?

#2 | Posted by LampLighter at 2024-05-23 10:00 PM | Reply

I thought Portland had been burned to the ground years ago.

#3 | Posted by REDIAL at 2024-05-23 10:03 PM | Reply

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