Tina Kotek wins governor’s race

Clare Rush andAndrew SeleskyAssociated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tina Kotek has been elected Oregon’s next governor, extending longtime Democratic control of the state and dashing Republican hopes for a rare win in a top race on the West Coast of the United States.Kotek joins Maura Healey of Massachusetts as the first openly lesbian elected governors in the United States.“It is an absolute honor,” Kotek said. “I can tell you . . .