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KLCC News is covering many aspects of Oregon's May 2016 Primary Election. View KLCC's primary related stories below.OREGON PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS

Trump Supporters Hold Victory Party In Eugene

Rachael McDonald

As expected, presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump was the winner in Oregon's primary Tuesday.  Trump supporters gathered at a victory party in Eugene to watch returns.

Daniels: "According to Fox we are at 64%. I promised my boss 65 at the minimum…"
State campaign Director, Jacob Daniels, announced results to a roomful of Trump supporters.
Mark Schulenberg, a Eugene businessman, was one of dozens who gathered to watch the returns. He says he supports Trump because he considers him a political outsider with business acumen.
Schulenberg: "He's a maverick and we need a leader and a maverick with new ideas rather than just running government as usual, government as usual and just managing the country. And that scares a lot of people."
Schulenberg believes Trump can win in Oregon in November.

Rachael McDonald is KLCC’s former News Director. Rachael has a BA in English from the University of Oregon. She started out in public radio as a newsroom volunteer at KLCC in 2000. After reporting for the Northwest News Network and KAZU, Rachael returned to KLCC in 2007 as Morning Edition host and a general assignment reporter covering politics, the environment, education, and the arts. She was hired as KLCC News Director in 2018. Rachael departed KLCC in June, 2022.