Speech to Text for Jackson County Republicans Respond to Wins and Losses
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county republicans sionan says, "congressman greg walden just except that his 11th victory here in district 2 at this podium but as you can see as we head into the later hours the room is starting to thin out here at the republican watch party we've had some good wins for public and locally but a big lost state wide for knute buehler." jackson county republicans were banking on abig win locally and statewide today. "republican slate calls for fewer laws, less taxes, and those things are really important." representative greg walden won his 11th term tonight.. but he will lose his chairmanship in the powerful energy and commerce committee. "of course i'm disappointed i really enjoyed chairing the energy and commerce committee it's has the broadest jurisdiction of any committee in the house and we produced an amazing amount of really good legislation and 92% of it was bipartisan, we've got a lot of good work done. i hope with them and charge they'll set the same tone to work with us." a local political analyst agrees saying republicans will see if their unilateral moves to push through legislation in the lame duct period will work for them or potentially come back to haunt them. "are republicans going to be following that standard that it seems that they've set for themselves, or are they going to try and push things through?" in medford, sionan barrett, newswatch12. the democrat election party in