United States House of Representatives elections in Oregon, 2016

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United States House of Representatives elections in Oregon, 2016

← 2014 November 8, 2016 (2016-11-08) 2018 →

All 5 Oregon seats to the United States House of Representatives

  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 4 1
Seats won 4 1
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 1,026,851 730,894
Percentage 53.71% 38.23%
Swing Decrease0.07% Decrease1.95%

The 2016 United States House of Representatives elections in Oregon were held on November 8, 2016, to elect the five U.S. Representatives from the State of Oregon, one from each of the state's 5 congressional districts. The elections coincided with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, as well a senatorial election and the special gubernatorial election, and elections to local offices. The primaries were held on May 17.

All five incumbents were re-elected.

Overview[edit]

District ratings[edit]

Congressional district Incumbent This race
District PVI Representative Party First
elected
Incumbent Status Candidates
Oregon 1 D+7 Suzanne Bonamici Democratic 2012 Running Suzanne Bonamici (Democratic)[1]
Shabba Woodley (Democratic)[2]
Jonathan Burgess (Republican)[3]
Brian Heinrich (Republican)[4]
Delinda Morgan (Republican)[5]
Kyle Sheahan (Libertarian)
Oregon 2 R+10 Greg Walden Republican 1998 Running Jim Crary (Democratic)[6]
Paul J. Romero Jr. (Republican)[7]
Greg Walden (Republican)[8]
Oregon 3 D+22 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 1996 Running Earl Blumenauer (Democratic)[9]
David W. Walker (Independent)
David Delk (Progressive)
Oregon 4 Even Peter DeFazio Democratic 1986 Running Peter DeFazio (Democratic)[10]
Joseph McKinney (Democratic)[10]
Jo Rae Perkins (Republican)[10]
Art Robinson (Republican)[10]
Mike Beilstein (Pacific Green)
Gil Guthrie (Libertarian)
Oregon 5 Even Kurt Schrader Democratic 2008 Running Dave McTeague (Democratic)[11]
Kurt Schrader (Democratic)[12]
Seth Allan (Republican)[13]
Earl D. Rainey (Republican)[14]
Ben West (Republican)[15]
Colm Willis (Republican)[16]
Marvin Sandnes (Pacific Green)

Final results[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in Oregon, 2016[17]
Party Votes Percentage Seats +/–
Democratic 1,026,851 53.71% 4 -
Republican 730,894 38.23% 1 -
Independents 78,154 4.09% 0 -
Progressive 27,978 1.46% 0 -
Pacific Green 24,736 1.29% 0 -
Libertarian 18,784 0.98% 0 -
write-ins 4,468 0.23% 0 -
Totals 1,911,865 100% 5 -

District 1[edit]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Oregon's 1st congressional district Democratic primary, 2016[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Suzanne Bonamici 99,153 89.74
Democratic Shabba Woodley 10,961 9.92
write-ins 375 0.34
Total votes 110,489 100

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Oregon's 1st congressional district Republican primary, 2016[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian J. Heinrich 19,290 48.44
Republican Delinda Morgan 10,640 26.72
Republican Jonathan E. Burgess 9,127 22.92
write-ins 768 1.93
Total votes 39,825 100

Independent Party primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Oregon's 1st congressional district Independent primary, 2016[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Suzanne Bonamici (write-in) 855 58.24
write-ins 613 41.76
Total votes 1,468 100

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Suzanne Bonamici (D)
  • Brian J. Heinrich (R)
  • Kyle Sheahan (L), of Hillsboro

Results[edit]

Oregon's 1st congressional district general election, 2016[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Suzanne Bonamici (incumbent) 225,391 59.61%
Republican Brian Heinrich 139,756 36.96%
Libertarian Kyle Sheahan 12,257 3.24%
Write-ins 691 0.19%
Total votes 378,095 100%
Democratic hold

District 2[edit]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Jim Crary, retired lawyer, of Ashland

Results[edit]

Oregon's 2nd congressional district Democratic primary, 2016[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James "Jim" Crary 53,484 97.64
write-ins 1,295 2.36
Total votes 54,779 100

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Oregon's 2nd congressional district Republican primary, 2016[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Greg Walden 85,039 79.94
Republican Paul J. Romero Jr. 21,099 19.83
write-ins 238 0.23
Total votes 106,376 100

Independent Party primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Oregon's 2nd congressional district Independent primary, 2016[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Greg Walden (write-in) 1,725 61.28
write-ins 1,090 38.72
Total votes 2,815 100

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Jim Crary (D)
  • Greg Walden (R)

Results[edit]

Oregon's 2nd congressional district general election, 2016[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Greg Walden (incumbent) 272,952 71.69%
Democratic James "Jim" Crary 106,640 28.01%
write-ins 1,147 0.30%
Total votes 380,739 100%
Republican hold

District 3[edit]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Oregon's 3rd congressional district Democratic primary, 2016[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Earl Blumenauer 144,706 98.29
write-ins 2,511 1.71
Total votes 147,217 100

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • No declared candidates

Results[edit]

Oregon's 3rd congressional district Republican primary, 2016[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David W. Walker (write-in) 217 9.13
write-ins 2,160 90.87
Total votes 2,377 100

Independent Party primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • David W. Walker, nurse practitioner, of Scappoose

Results[edit]

Oregon's 3rd congressional district Independent primary, 2016[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent David W. Walker 2,529 74.71
write-ins 856 25.29
Total votes 3,385 100

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Earl Blumenauer (D)
  • David Delk (P), of Portland
  • David W. Walker (I)

Results[edit]

Oregon's 3rd congressional district general election, 2016[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Earl Blumenauer (incumbent) 274,687 71.84%
Independent David W. Walker 78,154 20.44%
Progressive David Delk 27,978 7.32%
write-ins 1,536 0.40%
Total votes 382,355 100%
Democratic hold

District 4[edit]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Oregon's 4th congressional district Democratic primary, 2016[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Peter DeFazio 113,816 91.56
Democratic Joseph McKinney 9,894 7.96
write-ins 601 0.48
Total votes 124,311 100

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Oregon's 4th congressional district Republican primary, 2016[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Arthur B. Robinson 55,557 67.30
Republican Jo Rae Perkins 26,375 31.95
write-ins 620 0.75
Total votes 82,552 100

Independent Party primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Oregon's 4th congressional district Independent primary, 2016[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Peter DeFazio (write-in) 1,223 42.51
write-ins 1,654 57.49
Total votes 2,877 100

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Mike Beilstein (PG), nominee in 2008, 2010, and 2014, of Corvallis
  • Peter DeFazio (D)
  • Gil Guthrie (L), of Springfield
  • Arthur B. Robinson (R)

Results[edit]

Oregon's 4th congressional district general election, 2016[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Peter A. DeFazio (incumbent) 220,628 55.49%
Republican Art Robinson 157,743 39.68%
Pacific Green Mike Beilstein 12,194 3.07%
Libertarian Gil Guthrie 6,527 1.64%
write-ins 476 0.12%
Total votes 397,568 100%
Democratic hold

District 5[edit]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Oregon's 5th congressional district Democratic primary, 2016[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kurt Schrader 72,634 71.65
Democratic Dave McTeague 28,184 27.80
write-ins 549 0.54
Total votes 101,367 100

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Oregon's 5th congressional district Republican primary, 2016[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Colm Willis 40,568 57.55
Republican Ben West 14,696 20.85
Republican Seth Allan 10,779 15.29
Republican Earl D. Rainey 3,783 5.37
write-ins 665 0.94
Total votes 70,492 100

Independent Party primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Oregon's 5th congressional district Independent primary, 2016[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Kurt Schrader (write-in) 792 33.10
write-ins 1,601 66.90
Total votes 2,393 100

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Marvin Sandnes (PG), Independent Party candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2016, of Salem
  • Kurt Schrader (D)
  • Colm Willis (R)

Results[edit]

Oregon's 5th congressional district general election, 2016[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kurt Schrader (incumbent) 199,505 53.47%
Republican Colm Willis 160,443 43.00%
Pacific Green Marvin Sandnes 12,542 3.36%
write-ins 618 0.17%
Total votes 373,108 100%
Democratic hold

References[edit]

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