Primary Election 2012 - Recommended Candidates

Ballots have arrived in the mail and it is time to fill out your ballot. Ballots must be returned by May 15. The sooner you send in your ballot, the sooner the telephone calls and direct mail will stop. Here is the complete list of the recommended education candidates endorsed by PAT, OEA and NEA for local, state and national offices:

Federal Races

Suzanne Bonamici - U.S. House of Representatives District 1
Greg Walden - U.S. House of Representatives District 2
Earl Blumenauer - U.S. House of Representatives District 3
Peter DeFazio - U.S. House of Representatives District 4
Kurt Schrader - U.S. House of Representatives District 5

Statewide Races

Dwight Holton - Attorney General
Kate Brown - Secretary of State
Ted Wheeler - State Treasurer

Local Races

Jefferson Smith - Portland Mayor
Steve Novick - City Commissioner #4
Amanda Fritz (Dual Endorsement) - City Commissioner #1
Mary Nolan (Dual Endorsement) - City Commissioner #1
Bob Stacey - Metro Council District #6
Sam Chase - Metro Council District #5
Judy Shiprack - Mult. Co. Commissioner District #3
Deborah Kafoury - Mult. Co. Commissioner District #1

OR House Races

Lew Frederick - House District #43
Tina Kotek - House District #44
Jules Bailey - House District #42
Mitch Greenlick - House District #33
Alissa Keny-Guyer - House District #46
Carolyn Tomei - House District #41
Jennifer Williamson- House District #36
Chris Garrett - House District #38
Michael Dembrow - House District #45

OR Senate Races

Chip Shields - Senate District #22
Diane Rosenbaum- Senate District #21
Elizabeth Steiner Hayward - Senate District #17
Jackie Dingfelder - Senate District #23


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