-John Kitzhaber's off to a good start in his second round as Governor of Oregon. 47% of voters approve of the job he's doing to 35% who disapprove, a positive approval spread much wider than his margin of victory last fall. Democrats almost all approve of him (74/12) and his 17% approval from Republicans is a decent amount of crossover support.
-Ron Wyden is one of the most popular Senators in the country with 55% of voters approving of him to only 29% who disapprove. He has similar numbers to Kitzhaber with Democrats but is much more popular with independents (52/30) and gets good marks even from 30% of Republicans.
-Jeff Merkley is considerably less popular and remains somewhat anonymous to voters in the state with 36% of voters approving of him, 33% disapproving, and 31% holding no opinion. Those kinds of numbers usually mean your political fate is going to be determined by the wind. If 2014 is a good Democratic year he'll be around for another term but if it's a strong GOP year Merkley could be in a lot of trouble. Of course he does still have time to get his numbers to a point in the next 3.5 years where he'd be less susceptible to a bad turn in the political climate for Democrats.
-If Republicans are going to put up a tough fight against Merkley in 2014 Greg Walden might be their ideal candidate. He has pretty solid statewide favorability numbers with 30% of voters rating him positively to only 19% with a negative opinion. In addition to being popular with GOP voters, a plurality of Democrats even have a favorable opinion of him
Those numbers don't make Walden the state's most popular member of the House though- that designation falls to Peter DeFazio who 45% of voters see favorably to 28% with a negative opinion. It may be a while before a good statewide opportunity opens up but if Democrats were going to look to their House delegation when one did emerge DeFazio might be the top contender.
The most unpopular member of the House contingent is no surprise given recent events. Only 16% have a favorable view of David Wu to 50% with a negative one. His bad reviews are universal across party lines.
Earl Blumenauer (33/21) and Kurt Schrader (22/18) fall in the middle.
-Oregon voters narrowly support gay marriage, 48/42. There is less division on granting at least some form of legal recognition to same sex couples- 76% are supportive of that (43% marriage, 33% civil unions) with only 22% completely opposed.
Full results here