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Opinion: Most communities in Oregon and the US are Republican, yet Democrats are in charge


2022 Oregon Governor Election Photo 

Assuming election results are valid in Oregon, which does take a lot of faith these days after the questions about the 2020 US Presidential election arose, Democrat Tina Kotek won the Governor’s race in 2022 by a slim margin over Republican Christine Drazan. The interesting aspect of this win is how many of Oregon’s 36 counties voted Republican vs. Democrat.

Looking at the political map, almost the entire state is red with only a few small counties in the northwest having the blue color. Specifically, there were 7 counties that voted Democrat and 29 that voted Republican. The difference is the 7 counties voting blue are the most populous counties, also the counties with the most residents coming from other states – much like Tina Kotek herself, a transplant from Pennsylvania.

Tina only won the campaign to be Oregon’s 39th Governor by 66,727 votes over Christine Drazan. Said in another way, the Democrats pulled off another close election with mail-in balloting, which they have an uncanny ability to do.

The interesting cultural point this election shows us is how the vast majority of Oregon’s culture and way of life is decidedly in the Republican camp with their values, yet they are being ruled by a small highly densely populated urban area that has Democrat values. In other words, big city and liberal university values are being imposed on the vast majority of Oregon’s communities without any recourse.

Oregon is one of the worst cases of this imbalance of power going against the majority of its communities, yet this is what’s happening to the entire US. The vast majority of the US is red, while the large urban areas are essentially the only places that are blue.

In other words, the vast majority of the communities in the US hold the values of Republicans, while the densely populated urban areas hold the values of the Democrats. Considering the immorality that has always been associated with large urban areas, and that large cities are where the majority of residents are who are not originally from the US, what does this imbalance of power mean for the US?

The traditional values of the US that made this country great are held by those in the red areas, while the radical left’s values that are trying to change the US into something entirely different are held by the blue areas.

Maybe seeing how the vast majority of American communities hold Republican values will help those who love traditional America see where the political fight is being waged, that is, against the densely populated urban areas where the liberal universities and transplants are.

Originally published at NewsBreak

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