Election Contests and Ballot Measures

November 6, 2012 Oregon General Election

Oregon

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US President & Vice President (Oregon)
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Barack Obama - D
Websitemy.barackobama.com
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Joe Biden - D
Websitewww.whitehouse.gov/administration/vice-president-biden
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Mitt Romney - R
Websitewww.mittromney.com
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Paul Ryan - R
Websitewww.ryanforcongress.com
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Jill E. Stein - G
Websitewww.jill2016.com
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Cheri Honkala - G
Websitewww.jillstein.org/cheri_honkala
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Gary Johnson - L
Websitegaryjohnson2016.com
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James P. "Jim" Gray - L
Websitewww.judgejimgray.com
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Ross C. "Rocky" Anderson - J
Websitewww.voterocky.org
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Luis Rodriguez - J
William Nicholas Christensen - CON
Kenneth L. Gibbs
US House of Representatives
Representative In Congress 1st District
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Suzanne Bonamici - D
Websitebonamiciforcongress.com
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Bob Ekstrom - CON
Websitewww.constitutionpartyoregon.net/Ekstrom%20for%201st%20District%20Congress.htm
Delinda Delgado Morgan - R
Websitewww.delindamorganforcongress.org
Steven C. Reynolds - I
Websitecodyfororegon.ruck.us
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Representative In Congress 2nd District
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Joyce B. Segers - D
Websitesegersforcongress.org
Harry Joe Tabor - L
Websitejoetabor2012.com
Greg Walden - R
Websitegregwalden.com
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Representative In Congress 3rd District
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Earl Blumenauer - D
Websiteblumenauer.house.gov
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Woodrow V. Broadnax, Jr. - G
Websitebroadnax4congress.com
Michael Andrew Cline - L
Websiteclineforcongress.com
Ronald Joseph Green - D
Websitewww.rongreen.org
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Representative In Congress 4th District
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Peter A. Defazio - D
Websitewww.defazioforcongress.org
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Charles L. Huntting - L
Arthur B. Robinson - R
Websitewww.ArtForCongress.com
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Representative In Congress 5th District
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Raymond Lee Baldwin - CON
Christina Jean Lugo - G
Websitewww.christina4senate.com
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Walter Kurt Schrader - D
Websitewww.kurtschrader.com
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Frederick Eugene Thompson - R
Oregon Statewide Offices
Secretary Of State
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Katherine Brown - D
Websitewww.KateBrownForOregon.com
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Knute C. Buehler - R
Websiteknutebuehler.com
Bruce Alexander Knight - L
Websitewww.oregonvotes.org/pages/history/archive/nov596/voters.guide/FEDCAN/knight.html
Robert W. Wolfe - PRO
Seth Alan Woolley - G
State Treasurer
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Thomas Cox - R
Websitethomasbcox.netboots.net
John Frederick Mahler - L
Michael Paul Marsh - CON
Websitempmconstitution.com
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Edward T. Wheeler - D
Websitewww.tedwheeler.com
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Cameron Whitten - PRO
Websitecameronwhitten.com
Attorney General
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James L. Buchal - R
Websitewww.buchal.com
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Christopher Kenneth Henry - PRO
Websitechrishenry4attorneygeneral.org
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James E. Leuenberger - CON
Websitewww.fights4rights.com
Ellen R. Rosenblum - D
Websiteellenrosenblum.com
Oregon Senate
State Senator District 1
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Jeff Kruse - R
Websiterepublicansindcor.org/Elected-Officials/Jeff-Kruse
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Eldon Wayne Rollins - D
State Senator District 2
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Herman Ernst Baertschiger, Jr. - R
Websitewww.oregonlegislature.gov/baertschiger
Jim Diefenderfer - D
Websitejimdiefenderfer.com
State Senator District 5
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Arnie Roblan - D
Websitewww.arniefororegon.com
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Scott Roberts - R
State Senator District 9
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Xavier Small - U
Steven Howard Frank - D
Websitewww.vote4stevefrank.com
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Fred F. Girod - R
State Senator District 12
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Brian J. Boquist - R
Websitewww.oregonlegislature.gov/boquist
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Annette Frank - D
Websiteannettefrank.com
State Senator District 14
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Gary Coe - R
Websitewww.coe4senate.com
Mark Hass - D
Mark William Vetanen - L
State Senator District 17
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Elizabeth Steiner Hayward - D
Websiteelizabethfororegon.com
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Jan L. Verbeek - R
State Senator District 18
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Ginny Burdick - D
Websiteburdickfororegon.com
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Suzanne Gallagher - R
Websitegallagherforsenate.com
State Senator District 21
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Cliff A. Hutchison - R
Diane Rosenbaum - D
Websitewww.leg.state.or.us/rosenbaum/home.htm
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State Senator District 22
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Herbert Karl Booth - L
William "Chip" Shields - D
State Senator District 23
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Jackie Dingfelder - D
Websitewww.jackieforsenate.com/
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Bryant Tracy Olsen - I
State Senator District 25
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Laurie Monnes Anderson - D
Websitelauriemonnesanderson.com
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Eugene A. Newell, Jr. - L
Websitewww.votenewell.com
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Scott S. Hansen - R
Websitescotthansen4senate.com
State Senator District 27
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Geri Hauser - D
Tim Knopp - R
State Senator District 28
Doug K. Whitsett - R
Websitewww.oregonlegislature.gov/whitsett
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State Senator District 29
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William S. "Bill" Hansell - R
Websitewww.joinbillhansell.com
Antone Minthorn - D
Websitewww.antoneminthornforstatesenate.com
State Senator District 30
Ted Ferrioli - R
Websitewww.senatorferrioli.com
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Oregon House
State Representative District 1
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Jim Klahr - D
Websitewww.jimklahr4rep.com
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Wayne J. Krieger - R
Websitevotewaynekrieger.com
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State Representative District 2
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Mark Stephens - U
Jeffrey Keith Adams - L
Websitevoteforjeffadams.com
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Tim J. Freeman - R
Websitewww.statereptimfreeman.com
State Representative District 3
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Barbara Lynn Gonzalez - CON
Matthew W. "Wally" Hicks - R
Johnie Wayne Scott - L
State Representative District 4
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Rick Hake - CON
Websitewww.rickhake.com
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Dennis Richardson - R
Websitewww.dennisrichardson.com/
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State Representative District 5
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Sandra A. Abercrombie - R
Websitesandyabercrombie.org/campaign_2012
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Peter Buckley - D
Websitewww.peterbuckley.org
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State Representative District 6
Sal C. Esquivel - R
Websitewww.salesquivel.us
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State Representative District 7
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Bruce L. Hanna - R
Websitewww.brucehanna.com
Fergus McLean - I
Websiteoregondemocratic7th.us
State Representative District 8
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Aaron D. Baker - R
Websitewww.aaronbakerfororegon.com
Lucian Anthony Blansett - CON
Websitewww.lucianblansett.com
Paul R. Holvey - D
State Representative District 9
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Nancy R. Brouhard - R
Websitewww.votenancyb.com
Catherine Hanen "Caddy" McKeown - D
Websiterepcaddymckeown.tumblr.com
Guy Scott Rosinbaum - L
State Representative District 10
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David Gomberg - D
Websiteelectgomberg.com
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Jerome Donald Grant - R
Websiteelectjeromegrant.com
State Representative District 11
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Phil Barnhart - D
Websitephilbarnhart.com
Kelly Lovelace - R
Websitewww.kellylovelace2012.com
State Representative District 12
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John D. Lively - D
Websiteelectjohnlively.com
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Joseph Paul Pishioneri - R
State Representative District 13
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Mark Allen Callahan - R
Websitewww.CallahanForOregon.com
Nancy Nathanson - D
Websitewww.NancyNathanson.org
State Representative District 14
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Dwight D. Coon - R
Websitewww.votedwightcoon.com
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Val Hoyle - D
Sharon Ann Mahler - L
State Representative District 15
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Ronald Joseph Green - D
Websitewww.rongreen.org
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Andy Olson - R
Websitewww.friendsofandyolson.com
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State Representative District 16
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Andrew Decker - R
Websitedeckerforstaterep.com
Rachel Jewell Feigner - L
Sara A. Gelser - D
Websitewww.leg.state.or.us/gelser
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State Representative District 17
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Richard Harisay - D
Sherrie Sprenger - R
Websitesherriesprenger.com
State Representative District 18
Victor S. Gilliam - R
Websitewww.repvicgilliam.com
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State Representative District 19
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Kevin Cameron - R
Websitekevincameronfororegon.com/
Claudia Kyle - D
State Representative District 20
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Vicki Berger - R
Websitewww.vickiberger.net
Jacqueline F. Pierce - D
State Representative District 21
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Brian L. Clem - D
Websitewww.brianclem.com
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Daniel Allen Farrington - R
Websitewww.danfarrington.com
Marvin James Sannes - I
Websitemarvinsannes.com
State Representative District 22
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Betty E. Komp - D
Websitewww.leg.state.or.us/komp
Kathy LeCompte - R
Websitefriendsofkathy.net
State Representative District 23
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Alex Polikoff - G
Websitealexpolikoff.com
Ross Edwin Swartzendruber - D
Websitefriendsofross.org
Jim Thompson - I
State Representative District 24
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Kathleen Ann Campbell - D
Websitevotekathycampbell.wordpress.com
David Kohler Johnson - L
Websitewww.betsyjohnson.com
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Jim Weidner - R
Websitejimfororegon.com
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State Representative District 25
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Ryan R. Haffner - L
Paul Holman - D
Kim Thatcher - R
Websitewww.kimthatcher.com
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State Representative District 26
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John Christopher Nicholas Davis - R
Websitejohndavisfororegon.com
Wynne Wakkila - D
Websitewynne4oregon.org
State Representative District 27
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Burton Clifford Keeble - R
Websiteburtonkeeble.com
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Tobias Read - D
Websitewww.tobiasread.com
State Representative District 28
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Jeff H. Barker - D
Manuel A. Castaneda - R
Websitewww.manuelfororegon.com
State Representative District 29
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Katie Eyre - R
Websitewww.repeyrebrewer.com
Ben Unger - D
State Representative District 30
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Joseph S. Gallegos - D
Websitewww.electjoegallegos.com
Shawn Lindsey - R
Websiteshawnlindsay.org
Kyle Nathan Markley - L
State Representative District 31
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Lewis Roland Barnes - R
Websitefriendsoflewbarnes.org
Raymond Lee Biggs - CON
Robert Dean Miller - L
Brad Witt - D
Websitewww.leg.state.or.us/witt
State Representative District 32
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Deborah Boone - D
Websitebooneforstaterep.com
Perry Roll - L
James Joseph Welsh - CON
Websitewww.jimwelshforstaterep32.com
State Representative District 33
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Mitch Greenlick - D
Stevan C. Kirkpatrick - R
Websitewww.stevanckirkpatrick4senate.com
State Representative District 34
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Chris Harker - D
Dan Mason - R
Websitewww.danmasonfororegon.com
Lloyd C. Meyer - U
State Representative District 35
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Margaret Doherty - D
Websitemargaretdoherty.com
John Goodhouse - R
Websitejohngoodhouse.com
State Representative District 36
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Bruce Robert Neal - R
Websitewww.brucenealfororegon.com
Jennifer Ann Williamson - D
Websitejenniferfororegon.com
State Representative District 37
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Carl Hosticka - D
Websitecarlhosticka.com
Julie Parrish - R
Websitejulie4oregon.com
Meredith Love Taggart - L
State Representative District 38
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Christopher L. Garrett - D
Websitewww.chrisfororegon.com
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Tom Maginnis - R
State Representative District 39
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Christopher Cameron Bangs - D
Websitevotechrisbangs.com
Blake Holmes - L
Bill Kennemer - R
Websitebillkennemer.com
State Representative District 40
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Brent Barton - D
Websitewww.leg.state.or.us/barton
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Steven Robert Newgard - R
Websitewww.stevenewgard.com
State Representative District 41
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Timothy E. McMenamin - R
Websitetimmcmenamin.com
Carolyn Tomei - D
Websitewww.leg.state.or.us/tomei/
State Representative District 42
Jules L.K. Bailey - D
Websitejulesfororegon.com
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State Representative District 43
Lew Frederick - D
Websitelewfrederick.org
State Representative District 44
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Michael H. Harrington - R
Websitemichaelharrington.org
Tina Kotek - D
Websitewww.votetina.com
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State Representative District 45
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Michael E. Dembrow - D
Websitewww.oregonlegislature.gov/dembrow
Anne Marie Gurney - R
Websitewww.annemariefororegon.com
State Representative District 46
Alissa Keny-Guyer - D
Websitealissakenyguyer.com
State Representative District 47
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Margaret A. Nelson - R
Websitenelsonfororegon.com
Jessica Vega Pederson - D
Websitewww.jvpfororegon.com
State Representative District 48
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Michael J. Reardon - D
George Sonny Yellott - R
B. Anthony Smith - U
State Representative District 49
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Chris Gorsek - D
Websitechrisgorsek.com
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Matthew Wand - R
Websitewww.repmattwand.com
State Representative District 50
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Logan B. Boettcher - R
Websiteelectlogan.wordpress.com
Greg Matthews - D
Websitewww.electgregmatthews.com
State Representative District 51
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Shemia Fagan - D
Websiteshemiafagan.com
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Patrick Sheehan - R
Websitepatricksheehan.org
State Representative District 52
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Mark Johnson - R
Websitewww.repmarkjohnson.com
Peter Nordbye - D
Websitewww.neighborsfornordbye.com
State Representative District 53
Gene Whisnant - R
Websitewww.genewhisnant.com
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State Representative District 54
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Jason Conger - R
Websitewww.congerfororegon.com
Nathan R. Hovekamp - D
Websitenathanhovekamp.com
State Representative District 55
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John Wesley Huddle - D
Websitewww.johnhuddle.com
Mike McLane - R
State Representative District 56
Gail D. Whitsett - R
Websitewww.GAILWHITSETT.com
State Representative District 57
Gregory V. Smith - R
Websitewww.repgregsmith.com
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State Representative District 58
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Robert E. Jenson - R
Websitewww.leg.state.or.us/jenson/home.htm
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Heidi Van Schoonhoven - D
State Representative District 59
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John E. Huffman - R
Gary L. Ollerenshaw - D
Websitewww.garyollerenshaw.com
State Representative District 60
Cliff S. Bentz - R
Websitewww.leg.state.or.us/bentz
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Referendums and Ballot Measures
Measure 83 - Authorizes privately-owned Wood Village casino; mandates percentage of revenues payable to dedicated state fund
Currently, Oregon Constitution prohibits privately-owned casinos within state. Under measure, State Lottery shall issue renewable 15-year lease permitting owner of former Multnomah Kennel Club in Wood Village to operate gaming devices, table games, keno, and other games of chance at that site. Measure would become operative only if constitution is amended to permit privately-owned casinos within state. Casino operator shall pay 25% of adjusted gross revenues monthly to State Lottery. Lottery shall deposit 20% of adjusted gross revenues into Job Growth, Education and Communities Fund (separate from general fund), and 80% in State Lottery Fund. Moneys in the Job Growth fund are apportioned to the incorporated cities adjoining casino, Indian tribes, law enforcement, and gambling treatment services. Other provisions.Estimate of financial impact: The financial impact of the measure is indeterminate. This measure authorizes a single privately owned casino in Multnomah County. The measure requires a minimum investment of $250 million in the casino property. The measure sets limits on the number of slot machines and table games at 3,500 and 150, respectively. If the casino is built, the following direct financial impacts on state and local government will result (millions of dollars):Result of "yes" vote: "Yes" vote authorizes a single privately-owned casino in Wood Village; requires casino to give percentage of monthly revenue to State Lottery for specified purposes.Result of "no" vote: "No" vote maintains current state of the law, which does not authorize any privately-owned casino within state; tribal casinos authorized pursuant to gaming compacts.
Measure 85 - Allocates corporate income/excise tax "kicker" refund to additionally fund K through 12 public education
Amends constitution. Before each biennium, the governor must prepare an estimate of revenues expected to be received by the General Fund for the next biennium. The General Fund is the primary funding source for schools, prisons, social services other state-funded programs/services. Current law requires an automatic "kicker" refund to taxpayers of corporate income and excise tax revenue that exceeds estimated collections by two percent or more. Measure allocates the corporate income and excise tax "kicker" refund to the General Fund to provide additional funding for K through 12 public education. Measure does not change the constitutional personal income tax "kicker" provision that requires a refund to individual taxpayers when personal income tax revenue exceeds estimated revenue by two percent or more. Other provisions.Estimate of financial impact: The financial impact of this measure is indeterminate because it is affected by unknown future events. If corporation tax receipts exceed the state forecast by two percent or more for a two-year budget period beginning July 2013 or later, this measure will increase the amount retained in the state General Fund relative to current law. In addition, state expenditures will increase by the same amount. If this measure had been in place for the past ten budget periods, the increases would have ranged from $101 million to $203 million in each of three of those periods.Result of "yes" vote: "Yes" vote allocates the corporate income and excise tax "kicker" refund to the General Fund to provide additional funding for K through 12 public education.Result of "no" vote: "No" vote retains existing corporate income and excise tax "kicker" that requires refund to corporations when revenue exceeds estimated collections by two percent or more.
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