Insider Index: This week in Salem, by the numbers
Here are 10 numbers that illustrate some of this week's big, and small, Oregon political stories.
• 2: U.S. Senators from Oregon who voted against the bill to reopen the federal government Monday.
• 115: Approximate number of provisions in the federal tax reform bill, according to Oregon's Legislative Revenue Office.
• 61.54: Percentage of voters, as of Wednesday morning, who approved Measure 101 in Tuesday's special election.
• 38.46: Percentage of voters who voted no.
• 1,041,703: Ballots cast Tuesday.
• 2,051,452: Ballots cast in the 2016 general election.
• 35: Factor by which the "Yes" campaign out-raised the "No" campaign, according to State Rep. Cedric Hayden, R-Fall Creek.
• 37: House district represented by State Rep. Julie Parrish, R-Tualatin/West Linn, a lead petitioner on the "No" campaign. A Democratic challenger, Rachel Prusak, is already seeking the seat in the 2018 election.
• $165,489: Amount Gov. Kate Brown (D) has compensated her staff for lobbying, according to Open The Books, a right-leaning government transparency organization
• 52: Number of employees of the governor whom she has designated as lobbyists advocating for her positions.