Government, politics, Salem

Rep. Diego Hernandez will resign March 15

The Oregon Capitol building in Salem. Photo: Chas Hundley

Rep. Diego Hernandez (D-Portland), the once-rising political star who pundits considered to be a coming household name in Oregon politics, announced on Sunday, February 21 that he would resign from office.

The Oregonian reported that his resignation would be effective March 15.

Hernandez stepped down after a unanimous vote to expel him earlier in Feb. by the House Committee . . .

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