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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

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Rachael McDonald
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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.