Democrat John Kitzhaber will be back to serve another term as Oregon governor.

Republican challenger Chris Dudley conceded defeat late Wednesday after Kitzhaber rode a rising tide of votes from Multnomah County, the state's most populous county, according to the Oregonian newspaper.

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