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Nonreligious Oregon State House Candidates Victorious in Democratic Primary

Rejected submission by -- OriginalOwner_ at 2016-05-19 03:44:06

from the Hallelujah! dept.

Common Dreams reports []

Three candidates endorsed by the Freethought Equality Fund (FEF) PAC won their primary elections [May 17] for the Oregon House of Representatives.

[...]"We applaud Julie Fahey, Diego Hernandez, and Pam Marsh for demonstrating that politicians can win elections without professing religious beliefs", said FEF Executive Director Roy Speckhardt. "If successful in November, these three new members to the Oregon State House will help to give the secular community a voice in the state capital and promote public policy based on evidence and reason."

[...]These candidates will now advance to the general election on November 8, 2016. All three are seeking to fill open seats with the current Democratic incumbents seeking other offices or retiring.

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