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Portland Mayor Beats Radical Leftist To Win Re-Election Despite Months of Riots

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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler won re-election on Tuesday night despite facing criticism over his handling of left-wing riots and protests in the city.

Wheeler, a Democrat, defeated hard-left candidate Sarah Iannarone, an open supporter of antifa, by a five-point margin, with 13 percent of voters writing in a candidate.

Wheeler won despite criticism over his handling of the almost nightly unrest in Portland over the last several months.

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President Donald Trump criticized Wheeler for not asking for federal assistance to quell the riots, while left-wing activists accused Wheeler of being too tough on protesters.

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