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8:45

Kitty Piercey has won the Eugene mayor's race. She will serve a third term.

8:30 p.m.

In Portland's race for mayor, Charlie Hales was the clear leader with 38.53 percent of the vote. Eileen Brady had 24.11 percent and Jefferson Smith had 28.75 percent.

Both Hales and Brady spoke to supporters shortly before 8:30 p.m. Smith was to speak at about 9 p.m

012012_mayoralcandidates_small.jpgJohn Rosman / OPBEileen Brady, Charlie Hales and Jefferson Smith

Tim Knopp also has won in State Senate Dist. 27, defeating Chris Telfer.

In the Portland City Council race for Position 4, OPB has called Steve Novick as the winner. Novick had 73 percent with 19 percent reporting.

8:15 p.m.

It appears Ellen Rosenblum has won the race for Attorney General. She had 63 percent of the vote compared to Dwight Holton's 36 percent just after 8 p.m.

roseblum_small.jpgCampaign photo of Ellen Rosenblum.

It was the first big win of the night.

Portland's library measure also appears to have passed.

The Secretary of State's Office has begun posting results from today's primary.

Voters are choosing a new Attorney General for the state and selecting from over 20 candidates for Portland's mayor.

OPB's Think Out Loud will have live election coverage of these and other notable races beginning at 8 p.m.

Turnout was expected to be low.

This story originally appeared on Oregon Public Broadcasting.

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