Tiffiny Mitchell kept state House District 32 in Democratic hands on Tuesday, defeating Republican Vineeta Lower to replace the retiring state Rep. Deborah Boone.
“I ran my race the old-fashioned way, on voters’ doorsteps, talking to them about the things that most impact their lives,” Mitchell said in a statement after winning 49.4 percent to Lower’s 43 percent. “Volunteers for my campaign knocked on more than 15,000 doors, and I personally knocked over 7,000. I plan to bring that same neighborly work ethic to Salem to tackle the biggest issues that our community faces.”
Mitchell, a state social services worker, scored an