Dems sweep Portland's off-peninsula House races

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PORTLAND — With the city reporting unofficial election results late Tuesday, Democrats swept races to represent Portland’s off-peninsula districts in the state House.

Incumbent Rep. Mark Dion, D-Portland, defeated Republican Jeffrey Langholtz in the race for the House District 113 seat. Dion won by a margin of 2,661 to 1,414 over Langhotz.

Incumbent Rep. Peter Stuckey, D-Portland, won re-election in the race to represent state House District 114, defeating Republican Eric Bleicken, 2,568 to 812.

Democract Erik Jorgensen topped Green Independent Seth Berner, 1,965 to 1,061, in the District 115 race.

Incumbent Rep. Denise Harlow, D-Portland, won re-election in the uncontested race to represent District 116, with 2,286 votes.

In District 117, Democrat Richard Farnsworth defeated Republican Fred Miller, 2,711 to 834.